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Republic of Congo Information

Republic of Congo Information
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AT A GLANCE

  • Church formally recognized Republic of Congo:  1991
  • Current number of congregations: 17
  • Current Church membership in Republic of Congo: 6053
  • Number of missions: 1
  • Nearest temple:  Accra, Ghana

HISTORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CONGO

  • 1991 Congo granted the Church formal recognition. Missionaries were subsequently assigned to Congo from the Zaire Kinshasa Mission.
  • 1992 Dedicated for missionary work by Elder Richard G. Scott
  • 1992 For a period in 1992, and again from June 1997 to April 1998, missionaries to the Congo were withdrawn because of political turmoil.
  • 2003 Included in the Africa Southeast Area
  • 2014 Congo is part of the Republic of the Congo, Brazzaville Mission.