Recent News Coverage

The Daily Sentinel: Reward sought in relation to LDS Church fire

May 3, 2021

Loveland Reporter-Herald: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joins FEMA in volunteer effort

April 30, 2021

Pikes Peak Courier: The Spillane family: A legacy of service, and so much more

April 27, 2021

The Daily Sentinel: Fruita church fire: “It’s sad to see something you love damaged and destroyed”

April 27, 2021

The Colorado Sun: Opinion: When words become sticks and stones, we abuse our freedoms

April 18, 2021

The Daily Sentinel: LDS members greet temple news with joy, excitement

April 12, 2021

The Daily Sentinel: Latter-day Saints Temple planned for Grand Junction

April 5, 2021

NBC KOAA: Colorado Springs teen wins Military Child of the Year Award

March 18, 2021

Loveland Reporter-Herald: Latter-day Saints donate nearly 42,000 pounds of goods to Loveland food bank

March 10, 2021

DailyCamera: BVSD COVID-19 vaccine clinic canceled Saturday due to snow; drive-thru testing in Lyons, Nederland closed Thursday, Friday

March 10, 2021

The Gazette: What evangelism looks like in Colorado Springs during COVID times

December 27, 2020

Fox31: Salvation Army delivers meals door-to-door in Denver

November 26, 2020

9News: Black 14 and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints team up to distribute food on Thanksgiving

November 26, 2020

Fox31: 40,000lbs of Food Donated to Salvation Army

November 23, 2020

DenverPost: There are good people in the world. How Wyoming’s Black 14 mended fences with LDS church and brought Thanksgiving dinners to Denver

November 22, 2020

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