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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 50,000 - - - 1996 Magida, Arthur J. (ed). How to be a Perfect Stranger: A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing (1996); pg. 292. Chapter on "Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) ": "The charge given by Jesus to Matthew, 'Go ye unto all the world' to share the teachings of His gospel, motivates the Church's 50,000 full-time missionaries around the world. Most are college-age males who serve for two years at their own expense. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 56,531 - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 6. "A statistical profile of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Dec. 31, 1997... Total missionaries serving: 56,531... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 56,531 - - - 1997 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 118. Graph: "Total Missionaries "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 57,853 - - - 1998 *LINK* "Church Statistical Report " in Deseret News (4 April 1999; viewed online 4 April 1999); Information reported by LDS Church statisticians during April 1999 General Conference. "1998 LDS statistical report... MISSIONARIES: Full-time missionaries ?57,853
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 57,853 - - - 1998 *LINK* "Facts, Figures On the Growth Of Mormonism " in Salt Lake Tribune (Apr. 4, 1999; viewed online 4 April 1999). "The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday released the following statistics as of Dec. 31, 1998: Missionaries: Full-time missionaries worldwide: 57,853 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 58,700 - - - 1998 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 6. "A statistical profile of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Dec. 31, 1997... Oct. 1, 1998... Missionaries: 58,700... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 58,700 - - - 1998 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998); pg. 110. "Profile of the Church in 1900s: Oct. 15, 1998... Missions: 331; Total missionaries serving: 58,700 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 57,853 - - - 1998 Watson, F. Michael (Secretary to the First Presidency; presenter of report in General Conference). "Statistical Report, 1998 " in Ensign (May 1999); pg. 22. "...as of 31 December 1998... Missionaries: Full-time missionaries: 57,853 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 55,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions: News and Notes " by Stephen Ross, (Dec. 1998); [original sources: October 15, 1997, Calvary Contender] "Mormons have 55,000 full-time missionaries, and the Jehovah's Witnesses have the equivalent of 270,000). The combined total for the Christian church is only 180,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 58,593 - - - 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 6. "A statistical profile of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; (Dec. 31, 1999)... Total missionaries serving: 58,593 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 58,593 - - - 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 118. Graph: "Total Missionaries "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 60,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* McEntee, Peg. "LDS Church Raised Profile Around Globe " in Salt Lake Tribune, 3 January 1999. "Nearly 60,000 missionaries proselytizing worldwide bespeaks the church's global presence, as do its humanitarian efforts. Where once the church mostly helped its own, it now has joined with other faiths in distributing food, clothing and supplies to the starving in North Korea and the Central Americans made utterly bereft by Hurricane Mitch. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 60,000 - - 160
countries
1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "LDS Leader: Church's missionaries try to respect wishes of all countries, their people " in Salt Lake Tribune, 25 Sept. 1999 (viewed online 25 Sept. 1999). "Proselytism has been an integral part of Mormonism since its founding 169 years ago. LDS be interested in joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Currently, some 60,000 missionaries are working in about 160 countries. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 58,593 - - - 1999 Watson, F. Michael "Statistical Report, 1999 " in Ensign, May 2000; pg. 22. "following statistical report represents the membership growth and status of the Church for the year ending 31 December 1999... Full-time missionaries: 58,593 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionaries world 60,000 - - 121
countries
2000 *LINK* "LDS Missionaries Number 60,000 " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Today the church has about 60,000 missionaries in 121 countries. Unlike other Christian missionaries, Mormons serve for only two years or 18 months. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - missionary training centers world - - 18
units
- 1999 "Church Building Efforts Accelerate " in Ensign, July 1999; pg. 77. "Church Buildings Worldwide (as of 1 May 1999)... 18 missionary training centers; 434 seminary buildings; 313 institutes of religion "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Relief Society world - - - - 1999 *LINK* New York Times News Service. "World meet to promote natural family " in Deseret News, 31 Oct. 1999 (v. online). "BYU and the LDS Church's Relief Society are major players in an international meeting to be held 2 weeks designed to help formulate world policies that support the traditional family... The World Congress of Families II is being co-convened in Geneva, Switzerland, by Brigham Young University's World Family Policy Center (also known as NGO Family Voice), in conjunction with the Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society in Rockford, Ill. The interfaith gathering will include Catholics, Muslims, Protestants, Jews and Orthodox Christians in nine plenary sessions and 24 breakout sessions discussing a variety of topics, including the 'equal but complementary roles of men and women,'... The 4.8-million member Relief Society is also a contributing sponsor for the event, which organizers expect to draw 2,000 pro-family advocates from 500 organizations ?including some 260 United Nations diplomats... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - seminary buildings Alaska - - 1
unit
- 1999 "LDS Scene " in Ensign, Sept. 1999; pg. 77. In the United States, Alaska's first seminary building was recently dedicated near a high school in Chugiak, a suburb of Anchorage. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - seminary buildings world - - 434
units
- 1999 "Church Building Efforts Accelerate " in Ensign, July 1999; pg. 77. "Church Buildings Worldwide (as of 1 May 1999)... 18 missionary training centers; 434 seminary buildings; 313 institutes of religion "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - seminary students Utah: Sandy: Alta High School 2,500 80.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Seminary in Utah, Not Just for Mormons " in Salt Lake Tribune. (5 May 2001) SANDY -- Use the term "released time " in Utah, and the image that springs to mind is an off-campus classroom packed with teens escaping the school day's secular academics to be steeped in LDS Church scriptures, doctrine and history. But at Alta High School, released time isn't just for Mormon youth anymore. Every other day, 14 students board a van, not for nearby Alta LDS Seminary -- where 80 percent of their 2,500 classmates go -- but for a short ride to Sandy's Grace Community Bible Church.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Africa - - 1
unit
- 1923 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Africa " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Johannesburg South Africa 1923 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Africa - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; South Africa
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Africa - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates); [NOTE: LDS temples are distinct from and far more rare than church buildings / meetinghouses]; In South Africa
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Africa - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Africa " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Johannesburg South Africa 1923 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Africa - - 1
unit
- 2000 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 452. Map: "Temples of the world; Oct. 1, 2000 " [Counting only operating temples.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alabama - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 167. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alaska - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 168. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alaska - - 1
unit
- 1999 Howlet, Sandi. "A Warmth of Spirit in Anchorage, Alaska " in Ensign (Dec. 1999); pg. 69. "The new smaller temple in Anchorage, dedicated on 9 January 1999, has been a blessing for active as well as less-active members... 'we now have 26% more members with temple recommends than last year' "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alaska - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "United States - West Coast " (viewed 21 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Laie Hawaii 1919; Los Angeles CA 1956; Oakland CA 1964; Seattle WA 1980; Portland OR 1989; San Diego CA 1993; Anchorage Alaska 1999 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alaska - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alberta - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Cardston
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alberta - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alberta - - 2
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 293. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Alberta - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Canada " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Cardston Alberta 1923; Toronto Ontario 1990 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Argentina - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Buenos Aires
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Argentina - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Argentina - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 273. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Argentina - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "South America " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Sao Paulo Brasil 1978; Santiago Chile 1983; Guatemala City Guatemala 1984 [in Central America]; Lima Peru 1986; Buenos Aires Argentina 1986 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Argentina: Buenos Aires - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Buenos Aires
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Arizona - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Mesa
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Arizona - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Arizona - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 170. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Arizona - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Rocky Mountain " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Mesa Arizona 1927; Idaho Falls Idaho 1945; Boise Idaho 1984; Denver Colorado 1986; Las Vegas Nevada 1989 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Asia - - 5
units
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Seoul, South Korea; Tokyo, Japan; Manila, Philippines; Hong Kong; Taipai, Taiwan
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Asia - - 5
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates); Tokyo, Seoul, Manilla, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Asia - - 5
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Asia " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Tokyo Japan 1980; Manilla Phillipines 1984; Taipei Taiwan 1984; Seoul Korea 1985; Kowloon Hong Kong 1996 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Asia - - 6
units
- 2000 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 452. Map: "Temples of the world; Oct. 1, 2000 " [Counting only operating temples. Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; "Sydney Australia Temple " in Carlingford
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 3
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 276. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Australia & Oceania " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Hamilton New Zealand 1958; Apia Western Samoa 1983; Nuku'alofa Tonga 1983; Papeete Tahiti 1983; Sydney Australia 1984 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia & Oceania - - 8
units
- 2000 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 452. Map: "Temples of the world; Oct. 1, 2000 " [Counting only operating temples. Area labeled "Pacific/Australia ", includes Australia, Samoa, New Zealand, Philippines, Tonga, Tahiti, Fiji.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Austria - - 1
unit
- 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 14). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1890. "Apart from those built in other American states, temples have been constructed in Hawaii, New Zealand, Canada, Switzerland, Austria and London, England. " [NOTE: This text apparently contains a mistake. No LDS temple has ever been built in Austria.]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Bolivia - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 282. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Brazil - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Sao Paulo
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Brazil - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Brazil - - 1
unit
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 284. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Brazil - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "South America " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Sao Paulo Brasil 1978; Santiago Chile 1983; Guatemala City Guatemala 1984 [in Central America]; Lima Peru 1986; Buenos Aires Argentina 1986 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California - - 3
units
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California - - 4
units
- 1999 Deseret News 2001-2002 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (2000); pg. 174. Year-end 1999
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California - - 3
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "United States - West Coast " (viewed 21 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Laie Hawaii 1919; Los Angeles CA 1956; Oakland CA 1964; Seattle WA 1980; Portland OR 1989; San Diego CA 1993; Anchorage Alaska 1999 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California: Los Angeles - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California: Oakland - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples California: San Diego - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996); pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego


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