• FKA: Pasadena Stake (1936)
  • FKA: San Fernando Stake (1939)
  • FKA: Van Nuys Stake
  • FKA: Granada Hills Stake (1996)
  • Discontinued - 2020

Stake History

Stake Closure 2020

The Church discontinued another stake in California. The Granada Hills California Stake (organized in 1936) was discontinued and the seven wards in the former stake were reassigned to the Canoga Park California Stake or the North Hollywood California Stake. The Church has had a long-term trend of stake discontinuations in California since the 1990s. The Church has discontinued stakes in California at a rate of one per year since the mid-2010s, and most recently discontinued the Torrance California Stake (discontinued in 2019), the Garden Grove California Stake (discontinued in 2017), and the San Diego California Sweetwater Stake (discontinued in 2016). In contrast, the last time the Church organized a new stake in California was in 2013 which was the Lake Elsinore California Stake. There are now 152 stakes in California. [1]

Los Angeles County 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. Saints & Scouts: - Featuring age-appropriate Family Activities, Service, Crafts, Field Trips, & Outdoor Adventures. The Benefits of Scouting are many, and there are lots of personal growth ideas to help your family pursue the new Churchwide Children & Youth Program.
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.
    • Familypedia - Come help build California's largest Family History online Encyclopedia.

5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - Striving to build up Zion in their own communities, LDS youth are gathering their forces.
6. Local Recreation:

Los Angeles Temple


The Los Angeles California Temple is the 10th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is the second-largest temple of the church and is located on Santa Monica Boulevard in the Westwood district. The grounds include a visitors' center, which was renovated in 2010, the Los Angeles Regional Family History Center, both of which are open to the public, and the headquarters of the church's California Los Angeles Mission.

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