The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nevada
As of year-end 2012, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) reported 178,737 members in 37 stakes, 324 Congregations (295 wards and 29 branches), three missions, and two temples in Nevada.
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A brief history can be found at MormonNewsroom.org.
Nevada Membership History
On July 1, 1975, the Nevada Las Vegas Mission was organized from the Arizona Tempe, and California Sacramento missions. Due to growth of missionary work in the area, the Nevada Las Vegas Mission split creating the Nevada Las Vegas West Mission. On July 1, 2012, the Las Vegas and Las Vegas West Missions were realigned, and the Nevada Reno Mission was created.
|Nevada Las Vegas Mission||July 1, 1975|
|Nevada Las Vegas West Mission||July 1, 1997|
|Nevada Reno Mission||July 1, 2012|
Nevada currently has 2 temples in operation.
|43. Las Vegas Nevada|
Sunrise Manor, Nevada, US
|81. Reno Nevada|
Reno, Nevada, US
Notable Latter-day Saints in Nevada
- Nevada Stakes.LDS Stake & Ward Web Sites. List of Stakes in Nevada.
- LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
- "Facts and Statistics", MormonNewsroom.org (LDS Church), 31 December 2012, retrieved 2013-06-17
- Lloyd, R. Scott (March 3, 2012), "New missions created", Church News
- Arrington, Leonard J. (1979). The Mormons in Nevada. Las Vegas Sun.
- Green, Michael (4 June 2014), "How the Mormons Made Las Vegas: And why we need their engagement now more than ever", VegasSeven.com (Vegas Seven)
- Ward, Kenric F. (2002). Saints in Babylon: Mormons and Las Vegas. Bloomington, Indiana: 1stBooks Library. ISBN 0-7596-5806-4.
- Woods, Fred E. (2005). A Gamble in the Desert: The Mormon Mission in Las Vegas (1855-1857). Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Historic Sites Foundation. ISBN 0-9769532-0-X.
- Warner, Ted J. (1992), "Nevada, Pioneer Settlements in", in Ludlow, Daniel H., Encyclopedia of Mormonism, New York, NY: Macmillan, pp. 1006–1007, ISBN 0-02-904040-X, OCLC 24502140.
- LDS Newsroom (Nevada)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Official Site
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Visitors Site