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

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 41,290 members in 11 stakes,[1] 99 congregations (68 wards[2] and 31 branches[2]), and one mission in Indiana.[3][4]

Stakes are located in Bloomington, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis (3), Lafayette, Muncie, New Albany, South Bend and Valparaiso.

History[edit]

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

Mission[edit]

Temple[edit]

The Indianapolis Indiana Temple was announced on October 2, 2010 by President Thomas S. Monson.

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
2 October 2010
23 August 2015 by Henry B. Eyring
34,000 sq ft (3,200 m2) on a 18.11 acre (7.3 ha) site
Classic modern, single-spire design
Announced by Thomas S. Monson in General Conference, 2 October 2010.[5]A public open house was held from Friday, 17 July 2015, through Saturday, 8 August 2015, excluding Sundays.[6] The temple was dedicated on Sunday, August 23, 2015.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indiana Stakes. LDS Stake & Ward Web Sites. List of Stakes in Indiana.
  2. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator. Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  3. ^ "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: USA-Indiana", Newsroom, LDS Church, 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-11-08 
  4. ^ "United States information: Indiana", Church News Online Almanac, Deseret News, February 2, 2010, retrieved 2012-11-08 
  5. ^ Taylor, Scott (October 2, 2010), "President Thomas S. Monson opens conference by announcing 5 new temples", Deseret News, retrieved 2012-11-11 .
  6. ^ "Summer 2015 Opening for New Temples", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2015-01-16 
  7. ^ "First Latter-day Saint Temple in Indiana Dedicated", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2015-08-23 

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