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Peru

543,869

Total Church Membership

12

Missions

776

Congregations

1

Temples

117

Family History Centers

Peru

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An official branch (a small congregation) was organized in July 1956, missionaries began preaching in August, and a Church building was purchased in November. Prior to this, Latter-day Saint families living in Peru held group meetings. In 1959, when the Andes Mission was organized, there were 300 members in five congregations.

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In January 1988, 32 years after missionary work began in Peru, seven stakes (diocese) were created in one weekend by a visiting Church Apostle, Elder M. Russell Ballard.

 

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Taylor Godoy
Lima
Peru
Phone:  51 1-317-7015
Mobile:  51 1-9751-4714
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