Saturday, December 18, 2010

Elder Perry Establishes First Stake in Guam

Elder Perry Establishes First Stake in Guam, Guam joins Uganda in the list of countries that opened their first stake in 2010. In 2009, Marshall Islands, Mongolia and Trinidad and Tobago all had their first stake created.  This makes 71 countries with at least one stake and 2,893 stakes worldwide.  Barrigada Guam is the 20th new stake created this year and the 7th outside of the United States in 2010.

Video: LDS Church growth by stake (1830 - 2009)

Saturday, December 11, 2010

New Stake created in North Carolina

North Carolina now has 16 stakes, passing Hawaii and Georgia, which have 15 and is now tied with Wyoming.  This is the 13th new stake created in the United States in 2010. The Church's new web site updates Stakes and other statistics right away at (you need to log in).  The Church News also reports each new stake under "Recent Callings"
Here is the location of the High Point, NC stake:

Saturday, December 4, 2010

New Stake created in Brazil

This is the second stake created in Brazil this year.  Brazil now has 234 stakes. Mexico has 212. Utah has 546.  There are 2,877 worldwide. 
Here are the 5 operating Brazilian LDS Temples according to And two more are planned, one under construction in Manaus, Brazil & another yet to be started in Fortaleza, Brazil
Temples in Brazil