Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Change in Congregations

  • Augusta Georgia Stake: Coker Springs Ward created
  • Boise Idaho South Stake: one ward dissolved
  • Middleton Idaho Stake: Middleton 7th Ward created
  • Rigby Idaho East Stake: Rigby 16th Ward created
  • Burnsville Minnesota Stake: Northfield (YSA) Branch created
  • Gresham Oregon Stake: Butler Creek Ward created
  • Tulsa Oklahoma Stake: Bartlesville 3rd Ward created
  • Austin Texas Stake: Cypress Creek Ward created
  • Fruit Heights Utah Stake: one ward created from one branch (YSA)
  • Provo Utah Wasatch (Tongan) Stake: Lehi 41st (Tongan) and 42 (Samoan) Branches created
  • Riverton Utah North Stake: one ward dissolved and one branch created
  • Salt Lake Canyon Rim Stake: one ward (YSA) created
  • Salt Lake East Mill Creek Stake: one ward (YSA) created
  • Salt Lake Jordan North Stake: one ward dissolved
  • Salt Lake Wilford Stake: one ward (YSA) created
  • Chesapeake Virginia Stake: Chesapeake (YSA) Branch created
  • Virginia Beach Stake: one ward created
Change in wards: +8

Change in branches: +4

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Change in Congregations

  • Fountain Colorado Stake: Mesa Ridge Ward created
  • Garden City Kansas Stake: Dodge City 2nd (Spanish) Branch created
  • Hingham Massachusetts Stake: Franklin 2nd Branch created
  • Sparks Nevada Stake: Red Hill Branch created
  • Bay City Texas Stake: Brazoria (Spanish) Branch created
  • Longview Texas Stake: Hemphill Branch created
  • Spokane Washington West Stake: Spokane 3rd (Spanish) Branch created
Change in wards: +1

Change in branches: +6

Change in Congregations Since 2000

This chart illustrates how congregation growth in the United States has been stable overtime, with usually around 150-200 wards created a year. The large jump in branches in 2004 can be attributed to the formation of Young Single Adult or Spanish speaking branches.