The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweden
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) (Swedish: Jesu Kristi Kyrka av Sista Dagars Heliga), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been in Sweden since 1850.[non-primary source needed]
In 2010, a significant number of Swedish members of the LDS Church were troubled by contradictions and criticisms of church history. This resulted in a significant number of members disaffiliating from the LDS Church.
As of 2019 the LDS Church counts its number of members in Sweden to be just above 9716, divided into 4 regional units with a total of 40 congregations.[verification needed] This is a increase in membership from 2014, which was 9,463. The Church also maintains one temple in the country. The Stockholm Sweden Temple is located in Västerhaninge.
- "Historia" (in Swedish). The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweden. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
- Inger Höglund. "Kyrkan i Sverige: Tillväxt, emigration och styrka" (in Swedish). The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweden. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
- Goodstein, Laurie (20 July 2013). "Some Mormons Search the Web and Find Doubt". The New York Times. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
- Dehlin, John (22 Jul 2013). "430-434: HANS MATTSSON — FORMER LDS AREA AUTHORITY SEVENTY (SWEDEN)". Mormon Stories. Retrieved 7 Oct 2018.
- "Firesides/28 November 2010 - Sweden". FAIRMormon.org. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
- "The Church's local webpage for Sweden". Jesu Kristi Kyrka av Sista Dagars Heliga. Jesu Kristi Kyrka av Sista Dagars Heliga. 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
- Höglund, Inger (December 2014). "The Church in Sweden". LDS.org. Ensign. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
- Official website (in Swedish)