Recent News Coverage

FOX21 (CO Springs): The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates $7.35M to the American Red Cross

March 29, 2024

Montrose Press: Large food donation boosts Sharing Ministries after rough 2023

February 1, 2024

Church News: How Service United a Colorado Community at Christmas

January 30, 2024

KJCT (Grand Junction): Broncos’ Bolles makes protection his mission whether it’s blocking for QB or mentoring at-risk kids

January 6, 2024

FOX31 (Denver): Vending machine created to give to those in need

December 27, 2023

Jeffco Transcript: Giving Machines make donating an interactive experience

December 21, 2023

The Denver Post (YourHub): 2023 Giving Machines pass $150,000 milestone

December 18, 2023

9NEWS (Denver): Giving Machines set up at Cherry Creek Holiday Market

November 29, 2023

KRDO (CO Springs): High-ranking Mormon church leader Russell Ballard remembered as exemplar of the faith

November 17, 2023

Coloradoan: Governors of Colorado, Utah urge civility in politics in ‘Disagree Better’ talk at CSU

November 16, 2023

FOX31 (Denver): Giving machines reopen in Denver

November 12, 2023

Denver Post (YourHub): Church groups join forces with the Denver mayor’s office to support those experiencing homelessness

November 6, 2023

KOAA (CO Springs): Latter-day Saint Temple announced for Colorado Springs

October 2, 2023

The Pagosa Springs Sun: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates 34,000 pounds of food to area pantries

August 24, 2023

Loveland Reporter-Herald: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates to Food Bank

August 10, 2023

About The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints In Colorado

Brief History

1846: A wagon train of 43 Latter-day Saints camps at Fort Pueblo for the winter

1896: Missionaries arrive in Denver

1911: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, based in Utah, tours Colorado

1986: Church completes the Denver temple

1993: Church members give hundreds of hours of volunteer service during the visit of Pope John Paul II to Denver

1997: Church President Gordon Hinckley visits Denver to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first branch of the Church in the city

1999: Members participate in dozens of service projects as part of a statewide "day of service" instituted by Church leaders under the direction of Gov. Bill Owens

2005: Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs to sold-out crowd at the Pepsi Center

2013: Church responds to "millennial flood" along the Front Range

2016: Church completes Fort Collins temple

2021: Church announces temple to be built in Grand Junction

At A Glance

  • 151,884: Total Church Membership in Colorado (2.7% of State Population)
  • 4: Missions
  • 309: Congregations
  • 628: Number of missionaries serving in Colorado
  • 64: Family History Centers
  • 2: Temples