The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Spain

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 47,337 members in 10 stakes and six districts, 133 congregations (67 wards[1] and 66 branches[1]), three missions, and one temple in Spain.[2]

History[edit]

No formal missionary work was performed in Spain until after the Church was officially recognized in 1968. The first non-US Military branch was organized in 1968 in Madrid. In 1982, the Madrid and Barcelona Stakes were organized.[2][3] The Spain MTC, located in the Madrid Temple complex, was established in 1999.[4]

Missions[edit]

Madrid Spain Temple[edit]

The Madrid Temple was dedicated in 1999. The temple complex includes the Madrid Spain Temple, the Spain Missionary Training Center, an institute, temple patron housing, a distribution center, a Family History Center, and underground parking.

Madrid temple.jpg

56. Madrid Spain edit

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Madrid, Spain
4 April 1993
19 March 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley
40°24′0.323999″N 3°37′53.68800″W / 40.40008999972°N 3.6315800000°W / 40.40008999972; -3.6315800000 (Madrid Spain Temple)
45,800 sq ft (4,250 m2) on a 3.5 acre (1.4 ha) site
Classic modern, single-spire design - designed by Arquitechior Langdon, SA.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ a b "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: Spain", Newsroom (LDS Church), 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  3. ^ "Country information: Spain", Church News Online Almanac (Deseret News), February 1, 2010, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  4. ^ "Missionary Training Centers: About the Spain MTC", LDS.org, retrieved 2012-10-18 

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