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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Scientology Nevada - - 2
units
- 1994 *LINK* linked to Brett Achorn's OPPOSING VIEW web site "Hard Data on Scientology " (1998) Organization count based on very detailed analysis of incorporations, creations, closures, etc.
Scientology Nevada - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998); section: "Global Locator for Scientology Organizations " Counted listings of churches and missions in directory. "Dianetics Life Improvement Center Mission of Las Vegas, 3355 Spring Mountain Road 48, Las Vegas, NV 89102; [directory link] (2) Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre Las Vegas, 1100 South 10th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89104; (3) Church of Scientology of Nevada, 846 E. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89104 "
Seventh-day Adventist Nevada 2,843 0.24% 15
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,278. [Listed as 'Seventh-Day Adventists.']
Seventh-day Adventist Nevada - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Skinheads Nevada - - 1
unit
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Skinhead groups.
Southern Baptist Convention Nevada 27,889 2.32% 74
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 22,218.
Theosophical Society Nevada - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "Theosophical Society " official organization directory
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Nevada 211 0.02% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 179. [Listed as 'Unitarian Universalist Association.']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Nevada - 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
United Church of Christ Nevada 703 0.06% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 567. [Listed as 'United Church of Christ.']
United Church of God Nevada - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted the churches in their listing.
United Methodist Church Nevada 8,529 0.71% 29
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 6,835. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
Unity Church Nevada - - 7
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Nevada - - 3
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
Washoe Nevada 800 - - - 1995 Legay, Gilbert. Atlas of Indians of North America. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's (1995), pg. 69. "Washoe... Numbered at 1,000 in 1845, the tribal lists total about 800 in Nevada today. "
Wesleyan Church Nevada 168 0.01% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 45. [Listed as 'The Wesleyan Church.']
white supremacist groups Nevada - - 3
units
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Klan, Nazi, Skinheads and/or Other.
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Nevada 745 0.06% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 538. [Listed as 'Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.']
Catholic Nevada - South - 27.50% - - 1999 *LINK* Smith, John L. "To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle " in Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, May 20, 1999 (viewed online 21 May 1999). "According to the latest figures, 6.3% of the citizenry [of Southern Nevada] is affiliated with the Mormon Church, while 27.5% is Catholic... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nevada - South - 6.30% - - 1999 *LINK* Smith, John L. "To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle " in Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, May 20, 1999 (viewed online 21 May 1999). "According to the latest figures, 6.3% of the citizenry [of Southern Nevada] is affiliated with the Mormon Church, while 27.5% is Catholic... "
Judaism Nevada - South - 4.90% - - 1999 *LINK* Smith, John L. "To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle " in Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, May 20, 1999 (viewed online 21 May 1999). "And how about that reliable Jewish vote? With 4.9% of the population, Southern Nevada's Jews could make or break any election -- if they all shared the same political belief. "
Nonreligious Nevada - South - 24.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Smith, John L. "To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle " in Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, May 20, 1999 (viewed online 21 May 1999). "On the other hand, 24% of Southern Nevada's population lists 'None' under religious affiliation "
Protestant Nevada - South - 22.50% - - 1999 *LINK* Smith, John L. "To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle " in Las Vegas Review-Journal, Thursday, May 20, 1999 (viewed online 21 May 1999). "According to the latest figures, 6.3% of the citizenry [of Southern Nevada] is affiliated with the Mormon Church, while 27.5% is Catholic... An additional 22.5% is Protestant, but I've yet to hear any candidate say he had the Southern Baptist or Methodist vote in his pocket. "
Anglican New Brunswick 61,500 8.50% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population), including... 61,500 Anglicans, 23,200 Pentecostals... "
Anglican New Brunswick 61,200 8.54% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Baptist New Brunswick 81,800 11.30% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population), including 81,800 Baptists, 76,000 United Church of Christ members... "
Baptist New Brunswick 80,900 11.29% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Buddhism New Brunswick 5,800 0.80% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population)... New Brunswick also had about 5,800 Buddhists... "
Buddhism New Brunswick 400 0.06% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Catholic New Brunswick 390,900 54.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "Besides Quebec, New Brunswick is the only province where Catholics form the religious majority. In 1991, 54% of the population, or about 390,900 people, was Catholic. "
Catholic New Brunswick 386,600 53.96% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; "Catholic " here includes: Roman Catholic, Ukrainian Catholic, and "Other Catholic "
Catholic New Brunswick 386,480 - 254
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 382-383. Table: Statistics of the Catholic Church in Canada. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995.
Catholic - Latin Rite New Brunswick 386,500 53.94% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Catholic - other New Brunswick - 0.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Other Catholic ", those Catholics NOT part of Ukrainian Catholic or Roman Catholic.
Catholic - Ukrainian Catholic New Brunswick 100 0.01% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New Brunswick 2,200 0.30% 8
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New Brunswick 2,000 0.20% 8
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Eastern non-Christian New Brunswick 1,700 0.24% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Eastern non-Christian - other New Brunswick 400 0.06% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Other Eastern non-Christian ", i.e. those groups NOT part of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism or Sikhism
Eastern Orthodox New Brunswick - - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population)... New Brunswick also had about 5,800 Buddhists, and less than 750 people each of the following: people of Eastern Orthodox faith, Jews, and Hindus. "
Eastern Orthodox New Brunswick 800 0.11% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Hinduism New Brunswick - - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population)... New Brunswick also had about 5,800 Buddhists, and less than 750 people each of the following: people of Eastern Orthodox faith, Jews, and Hindus. "
Hinduism New Brunswick 600 0.08% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Inuit New Brunswick 55 - - - 1991 *LINK* 1991 Census Highlights of Registered Indians: Annotated Tables, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (1995), pg. 3. Table 1.0: "Ethnic Composition of the Aboriginal Population: Canada, Provinces and Territories, 1991 Census "; NOTE: These figures represent ethnic/tribal affiliation, not stated religious preference.
Islam New Brunswick 300 0.04% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Judaism New Brunswick - - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population)... New Brunswick also had about 5,800 Buddhists, and less than 750 people each of the following: people of Eastern Orthodox faith, Jews, and Hindus. "
Judaism New Brunswick 900 0.13% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Jewish "
Lutheran New Brunswick 10,100 1.40% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population), including... 10,100 Presbyterians, and 10,100 Lutherans. "
Lutheran New Brunswick 1,600 0.22% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Metis New Brunswick 115 - - - 1991 *LINK* 1991 Census Highlights of Registered Indians: Annotated Tables, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (1995), pg. 3. Table 1.0: "Ethnic Composition of the Aboriginal Population: Canada, Provinces and Territories, 1991 Census "; NOTE: These figures represent ethnic/tribal affiliation, not stated religious preference.
Nonreligious New Brunswick 43,400 6.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population)... About 43,400 New Brunswickers had no religious affiliation in 1991. "
Nonreligious New Brunswick 38,700 5.40% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; listed in table as "No religious affiliation "
other New Brunswick 200 0.03% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; listed in table as "Other religions " -- those groups NOT included in: Catholic, Protestant, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Eastern Orthodox, Judaism, Para-religious groups & Nonreligious.
Para-religious groups New Brunswick 300 0.04% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " [Apparently "para-religious group " was the term used by the census to referred primarily to Neo-Pagan and New Age groups.]
Pentecostal New Brunswick 23,200 3.20% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population), including... 61,500 Anglicans, 23,200 Pentecostals... "
Pentecostal New Brunswick 22,800 3.18% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Pentecostal Holiness Church New Brunswick - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site counted listings in directory
Presbyterian New Brunswick 10,100 1.40% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population), including... 10,100 Presbyterians, and 10,100 Lutherans. "
Presbyterian New Brunswick 10,100 1.41% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Protestant New Brunswick 290,300 40.10% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population)... "
Protestant New Brunswick 287,400 40.11% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Protestant - other New Brunswick 35,200 4.91% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; listed in table as "Other Protestant " -- those groups NOT part of United Church of Canada, Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran or Pentecostal. (Also, not part of Eastern Orthodox)
Sikhism New Brunswick - 0.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
United Church of Canada New Brunswick 76,000 10.50% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 57. [Orig. source: Canadian Census] "In 1991... There were about 290,300 Protestants (40.1% of the population), including 81,800 Baptists, 76,000 United Church of Christ members... "
United Church of Canada New Brunswick 75,600 10.55% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "United Church "
Unity Church New Brunswick - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Catholic New Caledonia - 63.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic New Caledonia 106,000 64.24% 38
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic New Caledonia 106,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic New Caledonia 114,602 60.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 191,003. Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%
Catholic New Caledonia 108,000 60.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 570-571. "Location: New Caledonia...; Population: 180,000 "; Pg. 571: "Christianity is the majority religion in New Caledonia, with around 90% of the population claiming to be Christian. Of these, 60% are Roman Catholic and the other 30% are Protestant. "
Christianity New Caledonia 162,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 570-571. "Location: New Caledonia...; Population: 180,000 "; Pg. 571: "Christianity is the majority religion in New Caledonia, with around 90% of the population claiming to be Christian. Of these, 60% are Roman Catholic and the other 30% are Protestant. "
Christianity New Caledonia - 90.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 90%, secular 5%, Muslim 4% "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New Caledonia 20 - 1
unit
- 1961 Johnson, R. Val. "Islands of Light " in Ensign (March 2000), pg. 31-32. "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is relatively young in New Caledonia... New Caledonia was introduced to the Church only a few decades ago when Polynesian members came to Noumea to work. Among them was a young Tahitian named Teahumanu Manoi. His story, and how he came to be New Caledonia's first district president is also the story of the church's beginnings here... The Manois returned to Noumea in 1959, and two years later, in 1961, the Noumea Branch was organized... In the beginning, there were only five families in the branch... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New Caledonia - - 2
units
- 1976 Johnson, R. Val. "Islands of Light " in Ensign (March 2000), pg. 32. "Other missionaries and converts followed, and in 1976 the branch in Noumea wsa split to become two. That same year, a district was created for New Caledonia as part of the Fiji Suva Mission. "


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