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Panama

50,062

Total Church Membership

1

Missions

72

Congregations

1

Temples

Panama

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In 1941, the first congregation was organized for military personnel stationed in the Panama Canal area. Church membership at that time was 100.

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In 1961, Elder Marion G. Romney of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gave Church literature to the president of Panama, Roberto F. Chiari. When the Church was officially recognized by the government in 1965, missionary efforts began.

The first meetinghouse was completed in April 1970 on the Ustopo island. In 1989, when the Panama City Mission was created, there were 10,400 members in Panama.

 

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