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

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 195,941 members in 33 stakes and 10 districts, 300 Congregations (224 wards[1] and 76 branches[1]), three missions, and one temple in Ecuador. [2] On April 3, 2016 a second temple was announced to be built in Quito.

History[edit]

The first Mormon missionaries in Ecuador arrived in 1965. On August 1, 1999, the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple was dedicated by church president Gordon B. Hinckley.

Missions[edit]

  • Ecuador Guayaquil North Mission
  • Ecuador Guayaquil South Mission
  • Ecuador Guayaquil West Mission
  • Ecuador Quito Mission
  • Ecuador Quito North Mission

Temples[edit]

LDS Temple Ecuador.jpg

58. Guayaquil Ecuador edit

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
31 March 1982
1 August 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley
2°9′22.48559″S 79°54′17.55719″W / 2.1562459972°S 79.9048769972°W / -2.1562459972; -79.9048769972 (Guayaquil Ecuador Temple)
45,000 sq ft (4,200 m2) on a 6.25 acre (2.5 ha) site
Classic modern, single-spire design - designed by Rafael Velez Calisto, Architects & Consultants and Church A&E Services

175. Quito Ecuador (Announced) edit

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Quito, Ecuador
3 April 2016
Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 3 April 2016[3]

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