Question: Do we have Mormons in UK?

The number of Mormons in the UK has risen from 6,500 in the 1960s to 190,000 members (LDS 2008 figures). Although the first Mormon Temple in Britain (at Newchapel in Surrey, pictured) was not built until 1958, the church has had a foothold in this country almost since it was founded by Joseph Smith in the USA.

How many LDS members are in the UK?

185,000 Church members In 1958 the Church dedicated a temple near London. A second temple near Preston opened in 1998. Today the UK has over 185,000 Church members in more than 330 congregations.

Do Mormons exist today?

Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe, the Philippines, Africa and parts of Oceania. While Mormons embrace many Christian beliefs, they have their own distinct set of philosophies, values and practices.

What percentage of England is Mormon?

There are roughly 200,000 church members in the U.K., making up less than one-third of one percent of the population. The days when “the only things people tended to know [about Mormons] were polygamy and Donny Osmond” are long gone, said James Holt, a scholar of LDS history at the University of Chester.

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