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    Mozambique

    12,274

    Total Church Membership

    0.04% 1-in-2418

    Population vs. Church Members

    3

    Stakes

    34

    Congregations

    22 Wards
    12 Branches

    8

    Family History Centers

    8

    1

    Missions | 1 Districts

    History

    The Church was legally recognized in Mozambique in 1996. The first branch (a small congregation) was organized in Maputo, the capital city. In January 1999 a second branch, in Beira, was organized.

    Prior to official recognition of the Church, people in Mozambique benefited from Church humanitarian aid. In 1992 a deadly drought, the worst in 100 years, caused great suffering in Mozambique and in neighboring countries. The Church shipped 1 million pounds of food and relief items for victims of the drought in this area.

    In June of 1999 the first missionaries came to Mozambique. The first Mozambican missionary was called in December 1999. By 2002 more than 20 Mozambican missionaries had been called, some serving in their homeland, some in other countries. Seminary and institute classes for the youth began in the late 1990s.

    On April 13, 2003 the Beira Mozambique District was organized, the first district in the country.

     

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    Africa

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    621,448

    Members

    2,150

    Congregations

    Missions

    34Missions

    Family History Centers

    329

    Temples

    3Temples

    Asia

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    1,206,148

    Members

    2,139

    Congregations

    Missions

    45Missions

    Family History Centers

    349

    Temples

    8Temples

    Europe

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    493,970

    Members

    1,382

    Congregations

    Missions

    34Missions

    Family History Centers

    645

    Temples

    12Temples

    North America

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    9,336,465

    Members

    18,071

    Congregations

    Missions

    182Missions

    Family History Centers

    2,542

    Temples

    109Temples

    Oceania (Pacific)

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    562,341

    Members

    1,253

    Congregations

    Missions

    17Missions

    Family History Centers

    302

    Temples

    10Temples

    South America

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    4,093,363

    Members

    5,541

    Congregations

    Missions

    95Missions

    Family History Centers

    971

    Temples

    17Temples