Stake History

2019 Stake Division

The Church organized a new stake in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area on August 25th. The Little Elm Texas Stake was created from the Frisco Texas Stake and the Frisco Texas Shawnee Trail Stake. The new stake includes the following seven wards: the Aubrey, Cross Roads, Frisco 6th, Little Elm 1st, Little Elm 2nd, Little Elm 3rd, and Oak Point Wards. The new stake is the Church's fifth new stake created in the Dallas/Forth Worth area since 2015. There are now 76 stakes and two districts in Texas.

Texas Home Centered Church Opportunities

We teach that true religion begins in the home: "Home Centered / Church Supported". To that end families may consider the following local resources and programs to strengthen your core beliefs and values:

1. Come Follow Me: - Daily & Weekly family gospel study
2. Scouting for Families: - Featuring age-appropriate appropriate Activities, Service, Crafts, Field Trips, & Outdoor Adventures. The Benefits of Scouting are many - increased faith, family recreation, physical health, citizenship and many other valuable life skill lessons.

3. LIFE School Curriculum: an LDS gospel based homeschool program that is built on the foundation of the scriptures, giving the child a sense of who he is and setting him on the path of discovering his divine mission. It is presented in a four year chronological rotation, integrating all areas of study to create a clear picture of the history of our world.
4. Family History: Resources to help you explore your family tree

    • Mormon Pioneers - 200+ stories of early faithful Latter-day Saint pioneers.

5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - LDS Children preparing to build Zion across Texas and around the world.
6. Local Recreation:

    • Texas Scouting - Outdoor Trails, camping, museums and other family attractions.
    • Pioneer Treks -

Dallas Texas Temple


Dallas Texas Temple is the first temple of the LDS Church built in the state of Texas. Dedicated in 1984, this temple is notable for its six distinctive spires and is located in a tall wooded residential area in northern Dallas. It was renovated in 1987 and again in 2006.