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

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As of December 31, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 67,275 members in 17 stakes,[1] 167 congregations (145 wards[2] and 22 branches[2])[3], one mission, and one temple.

Stakes are located in Afton, Casper, Cheyenne (2), Cody, Evanston (2), Gillette, Green River, Kemmerer, Laramie, Lovell, Lyman, Riverton, Rock Springs, Thayne and Worland.

The Wyoming Mormon Trail Mission was created in 2015.

History[edit]

A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom (Wyoming)

Membership History[edit]

The Gillette Wyoming Stake
Year LDS Membership
1920 10,764
1930 12,825
1940 17,806
1950 19,477
1960 22,965
1970 27,397
1980 47,314
1990 51,692
1999 54,425
2008 61,430
2010 63,069

Star Valley Wyoming Temple[edit]

On October 1, 2011 the Star Valley Wyoming Temple was announced by President Thomas S. Monson.

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154. Star Valley Wyoming Temple edit

Location:
Announced:
Dedicated:
 Size:
 Notes:

Afton, Wyoming, United States
October 1, 2011
October 30, 2016 by David A. Bednar
17,000 sq ft (1,600 m2)
Announced by Thomas S. Monson on October 1, 2011[4][5]

Communities[edit]

Latter-day Saints had a significant role in establishing and settling several communities within the "Mormon Corridor", including the following in Wyoming:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wyoming Stakes.LDS Stake & Ward Web Sites. List of Stakes in Wyoming.
  2. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  3. ^ LDS Newsroom (Statistical Information)
  4. ^ Walker, Joseph (1 October 2011). "LDS general conference opens with the announcement of six new Mormon temples". Deseret News. Salt Lake City. Retrieved 1 October 2011..
  5. ^ "Mormon church president announces plans for new temples in Utah, Wyoming, Colombia, Africa". Washington Post. AP. 1 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011..

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