Church Makes Mission Changes


To better align resources to changing needs, the Church has created 10 new missions and consolidated others with neighboring missions. The resulting number of missions will be 340.

The Church has created the following missions:

Democratic Republic of Congo Lubumbashi, Guatemala Retalhuleu, Mexico Mexico City Northwest, Mexico Villahermosa, New Mexico Farmington, Nicaragua Managua North (the Nicaragua Managua Mission will be called the Nicaragua Managua South Mission), Peru Cusco, Peru Lima West, Philippines Iloilo, and Utah St. George.

The Church has combined the following missions:

The Australia Melbourne East and West Missions will become the Australia Melbourne Mission.

The Australia Sydney North and South Missions will become the Australia Sydney Mission.

The Puerto Rico San Juan East and West Missions will become the Puerto Rico San Juan Mission, with parts of the east mission being consolidated into the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East and the West Indies Missions.

The Germany Hamburg Mission will become part of the Germany Berlin Mission.

The Germany Munich/Austria, Switzerland Zürich, and portions of the Germany Frankfurt Missions will become the Alpine German-Speaking Mission.

The Illinois Chicago North and South Missions will become the Illinois Chicago Mission.

The Illinois Peoria Mission will be consolidated into a realignment of the Iowa Des Moines, Missouri St. Louis, and Nebraska Omaha Missions.

The Ireland Dublin and Scotland Edinburgh Missions will become the Scotland/Ireland Mission.

The Italy Catania Mission will be consolidated into a realignment of the Italy Rome and the Italy Milan missions.

The Japan Hiroshima Mission will be consolidated into a realignment of the Japan Fukuoka and Japan Kobe Missions.

The Korea Seoul West Mission will become part of the Korea Seoul Mission.

The New Jersey Cherry Hill Mission will be consolidated into a realignment of the New Jersey Morristown and Pennsylvania Philadelphia Missions.

The Ohio Cincinnati Mission will be consolidated into a realignment of the Ohio Columbus and West Virginia Charleston Missions.

The Spain Bilbao Mission will be consolidated into a realignment of the Spain Barcelona, Spain Madrid, and Spain Málaga missions.