The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Netherlands

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As of January 1, 2012, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 9,164 members in three stakes, 33 Congregations (21 wards[1] and 12 branches[1]), and one temple in the Netherlands.[2]

History[edit]

The LDS Church first sent missionaries to the Netherlands in 1861 with the first branch organized in 1862. The first stake of the Church was organized in the Netherlands in 1961.

A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom (Netherlands) or Deseret News 2010 Church Almanac (Netherlands)

Membership Statistics[edit]

Region Membership Stakes Wards Branches Total Congregations Temples
Netherlands 9,164 3 21 12 33 1
Aruba 506 2 2
Bonaire 88 1 1
Curaçao 568 1 1
Sint Maarten 213 1 1

Stakes[edit]

  • Apeldoorn Netherlands Stake
  • Rotterdam Netherlands Stake
  • The Hague Netherlands Stake

Temple[edit]

The Hague Netherlands Temple was dedicated on September 8, 2002 by President Gordon B. Hinckley.

Zoetermeer Den Haag-Tempel Zuidgevel.JPG

114. The Hague Netherlands edit

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Zoetermeer, Netherlands
16 August 1999
8 September 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley
52°3′16.15320″N 4°30′10.72439″E / 52.0544870000°N 4.5029789972°E / 52.0544870000; 4.5029789972 (The Hague Netherlands Temple)
10,500 sq ft (980 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 2.7 acre (1.1 ha) site
Classic modern, single-spire design - designed by Albert van Eerde


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator. Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: Netherlands", Newsroom (LDS Church), 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-11-24 

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