Mormonism FactSheet

Also known as “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints”

Founder:
Joseph Smith, Jr.
Born 1805 in Sharon, VT
Founded:
April 6, 1830
Founding Occasion:
A visitation by God and Jesus in which he was chosen to restore lost Christianity
Headquarters:
Salt Lake City, UT
Membership:
Approximately 11,000,000
Current Leadership:
President Gordon B. Hinckley
Parent Religion:
Christianity

Sacred Texts:
The Bible (The King James Version is officially preferred)
The Book of Mormon
The Pearl of Great Price
Doctrine and Covenants
Foundational Principle:
As man is, God once was. As God is, man may someday become.
Official Website:
www.lds.org
www.mormon.org
farms.byu.edu