The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Colorado
As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 142,473 members in 30 stakes, 289 congregations (257 wards and 32 branches), four missions, and one temple in Colorado.
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A brief history can be found at Church News "US Information: Colorado"
The Colorado Mission was opened on December 15, 1896 with John W. Taylor as president. This mission was renamed the Western States Mission on April 1, 1907, then the Colorado-New Mexico Mission on June 10, 1970, then the Colorado Mission on October 10, 1972, and the Colorado Denver Mission on June 20 1974. It was finally renamed the Colorado Denver South Mission on July 1, 1993 upon creation of the Colorado Denver North Mission.
Colorado now contains four missions.
|Colorado Denver South Mission||December 15, 1896|
|Colorado Denver North Mission||July 1, 1993|
|Colorado Colorado Springs Mission||July 1, 2002|
|Colorado Fort Collins Mission||July 1, 2013|
|40. Denver Colorado|
Centennial, Colorado, US
|156. Fort Collins Colorado (Under construction)|
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
- Conejos County, Colorado: Religious history
- Pueblo, Colorado, where the sick detachments of the Mormon Battalion wintered in 1846-1847
- Colorado Stakes. LDS Stake & Ward Web Sites. List of Stakes in Colorado.
- LDS Meetinghouse Locator. Nearby congregations (wards and branches).
- "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: USA-Colorado", Newsroom (LDS Church), 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-10-18
- "United States information: Colorado", Church News Online Almanac (Deseret News), February 2, 2010, retrieved 2012-10-18
- John Whittaker Taylor. Grampa Bill's General Authority Pages
- "Fort Collins Colorado Temple", ldschurchtemples.com, retrieved 2 April 2011.
- "Site Announced for Fort Collins Temple", LDS Newsroom (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), retrieved 10 August 2011.
- Sterzer, Rachel (August 24, 2013), "Elder Rasband breaks ground for Fort Collins Colorado Temple", Deseret News, retrieved 2013-08-25
- Bird, Twila (1994) . Build Unto My Holy Name: The Story of the Denver Temple (2nd ed.). Denver Colorado Area Public Communications Council, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ISBN 096192960X. OCLC 17369530.
- Dorigatti, Barbara T. (2008). "Settlement of Colorado by Utah Pioneers". Pioneer Pathways (Daughters of Utah Pioneers) 11: 1–52.
- Flower, Judson Harold, Jr. (1966). Mormon Colonization of the San Luis Valley, Colorado, 1878-1900 (M.A. thesis). Brigham Young University.
- Jensen, Richard L. (1992), "Colorado, Pioneer Settlements in", in Ludlow, Daniel H, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, New York: Macmillan Publishing, pp. 294–295, ISBN 0-02-879602-0, OCLC 24502140.
- Jones, Garth N. (Spring 2002). "James Thompson Lisonbee: San Luis Valley Gathering, 1876-78". Journal of Mormon History 28 (1): 212–55.
- McGehee, Linda C. (2000). The Development of the Fort Collins Mormon Community During the Twentieth Century (M.A. thesis). Colorado State University.
- Skinner, Andrew C. (2000), "Colorado", Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book, pp. 228–229, ISBN 1573458228, OCLC 44634356.
- Colorado Springs Colorado North Stake (1988). The Stone Rolls Forth : A History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Southeastern Colorado, 1846-1986. Bountiful, UT: Horizon Publishers. ISBN 0882903314. OCLC 21312122.
- LDS Newsroom (Colorado)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Official Site
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Visitors Site
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