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Overview

The Recife Brazil Temple is the 101st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 2nd temple completed in Brazil (2000), following the Sao Paulo Brazil Temple (1978).

Before the Recife Brazil Temple was constructed, the closest temple for members in Recife was the São Paulo Brazil Temple—a fifty-hour drive away.

Temple Facts

Temple District

The Recife Brazil Temple serves members from 45 stakes and 4 districts headquartered in Pernambuco, Bahia, Paraíba, Alagoas, Rio Grande do Norte, and Sergipe:


Pernambuco

  1. Camaragibe Brazil Stake
  2. Caruaru Brazil Stake
  3. Garunhas Brazil Stake
  4. Jaboatao Brazil Litoral Stake
  5. Jaboatao dos Guararapes Brazil Stake
  6. Olinda Brazil Stake
  7. Palmares Brazil District
  8. Paulista Brazil Stake
  9. Petrolina Brazil Stake
  10. Recife Brazil Boa Viagem Stake
  11. Recife Brazil Casa Amarela Stake
  12. Recife Brazil Caxanga Stake
  13. Recife Brazil Imbiribeira Stake
  14. Recife Brazil Jardim Sao Paulo Stake
  15. Recife Brazil Stake

Bahia

  1. Camacari Brazil Central Stake
  2. Camacari Brazil Stake
  3. Feira de Santana Brazil Kalilandia Stake
  4. Feira de Santana Brazil North Stake
  5. Feira de Santana Brazil Stake
  6. Itabuna Brazil Stake
  7. Porto Seguro Brazil District
  8. Salvador Brazil Imbui Stake
  9. Salvador Brazil Liberdade Stake
  10. Salvador Brazil North Stake
  11. Salvador Brazil Stake
  12. Vitoria da Conquista Brazil Stake

Paraíba

  1. Campina Grande Brazil Liberdade Stake
  2. Campina Grande Brazil Stake
  3. Joao Pessoa Brazil Centro Stake
  4. Joao Pessoa Brazil Rangel Stake
  5. Joao Pessoa Brazil Stake
  6. Joao Pessoa Brazil Torre Stake
  7. Mamanguape Brazil District
  8. Santa Rita Brazil Stake

Alagoas

  1. Arapiraca Brazil Stake
  2. Maceio Brazil Colina Stake
  3. Maceio Brazil Litoral Stake
  4. Maceio Brazil Pajucara Stake
  5. Maceio Brazil Stake
  6. Maceio Brazil Tabuleiro Stake

Rio Grande do Norte

  1. Caico Brazil Stake
  2. Natal Brazil Stake
  3. Natal Brazil Pajucara Stake
  4. Natal Brazil Ponta Negra Stake
  5. Natal Brazil Potengi Stake


Sergipe

  1. Aracaju Brazil North Stake
  2. Aracaju Brazil South Stake
  3. Lagarto Brazil District


Temple Presidents

  1. B. Sergio Antunes 2018–
  2. Francisco A. Souza 2015–2018
  3. Gelson Pizzirani 2012–2015
  4. Frederick G. Williams 2009–2012
  5. Valdemiro Skraba 2006–2009
  6. Nivaldo Bentim 2003–2006
  7. Joseph M. Heath 2000–2003

See Also

References


Recife Brazil Temple

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The Recife Brazil Temple is the 101st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 2nd temple completed in Brazil (2000), following the Sao Paulo Brazil Temple (1978).

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