The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in French Polynesia

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As of 6 April 2013, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 22,659 members in eight stakes, three districts, 83 congregations (54 wards[1] and 29 branches[1]), one mission, and one temple in French Polynesia.[2][3]

History[edit]

A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom (French Polynesia) or Deseret News 2010 Church Almanac (Country Information: French Polynesia)

Missions[edit]

Papeete Tahiti Temple[edit]

Main article: Papeete Tahiti Temple

On October 27, 1983, the Papeete Tahiti Temple was dedicated by First Presidency member Gordon B. Hinckley.

25. Papeete Tahiti edit

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Papeete, French Polynesia
2 April 1980
27 October 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley
12 November 2006 by L. Tom Perry
17°32′11.82480″S 149°33′21.66839″W / 17.5366180000°S 149.5560189972°W / -17.5366180000; -149.5560189972 (Papeete Tahiti Temple)
12,150 sq ft (1,129 m2) and 66 ft (20 m) high on a 1.7 acre (0.7 ha) site
Modern, single-spire design with influences of French and Polynesian cultures - designed by Emil B. Fetzer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: French Polynesia", Newsroom (LDS Church), 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  3. ^ "Country information: French Polynesia", Church News Online Almanac (Deseret News), January 29, 2010, retrieved 2012-10-18 

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