The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in El Salvador

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 114,674 members in 17 stakes and two districts, 161 congregations (115 wards[1] and 46 branches[1]), two missions, and one temple in El Salvador.[2]


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



The San Salvador El Salvador Temple was announced on November 7, 2007 by President Henry B. Eyring.

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135. San Salvador El Salvador Temple edit


San Salvador, El Salvador
7 November 2007
21 August 2011 by Henry B. Eyring
20,990 sq ft (1,950 m2) on a 6.5 acre (2.6 ha) site
Announced in a letter dated 7 November 2007 from the First Presidency to priesthood leaders.[3][4] The public open house was held from Friday, 1 July 2011, until Saturday, 23 July 2011,[5] following which the temple was dedicated on Sunday, 21 August 2011, in three sessions.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator. Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: El Salvador", Newsroom, LDS Church, 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-12-02 
  3. ^ Morales, Chris (November 24, 2007), "New temple for El Salvador", Church News, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  4. ^ Satterfield, Rick, "San Salvador El Salvador Temple", LDS, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  5. ^ "Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for the San Salvador El Salvador Temple", Newsroom (News Release), LDS Church, February 9, 2011, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  6. ^ "San Salvador El Salvador Temple Dedicated", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2011-08-11 

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