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

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 49,743 members in 10 stakes,[1] one district, 110 congregations (75 wards[2] and 39 branches[2]), and two missions in Pennsylvania.[3][4]

History[edit]

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

Missions[edit]

Temples[edit]

The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple was announced on October 4, 2008 by church president Thomas S. Monson.

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152. Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple edit

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
4 October 2008
18 September 2016 by Henry B. Eyring[6]
61,466 sq ft (5,710 m2) on a 1.6 acre (0.6 ha) site
Announced at the 178th Semiannual General Conference.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pennsylvania Stakes. LDS Stake & Ward Web Sites. List of Stakes in Pennsylvania.
  2. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator. Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  3. ^ "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: USA-Pennsylvania", Newsroom, LDS Church, 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  4. ^ "United States information: Pennsylvania", Church News Online Almanac, Deseret News, February 2, 2010, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  5. ^ Mikita, Carole (October 4, 2008), LDS Church plans temples in Rome, 4 other locations, KSL.com, retrieved 2012-11-05 
  6. ^ Weaver, Sarah Jane (18 September 2016). "President Eyring dedicates temple in Philadelphia, the place 'where so much began'". Deseret News. 

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