• FKA: Visalia Stake (1969)

Stake History[]

Tulare 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. Vanguard Scouting: - 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:

Fresno California Temple[]


The Fresno California Temple is the 78th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the fourth temple built in California, the second built in Northern California, and the first built in the Central Valley. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Fresno California Temple was held on the same day as the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Fukuoka Japan Temple, Melbourne Australia Temple, and Tuxtla Gutierrez Mexico Temple. The Fresno California Temple serves about 28,000 members from eight stakes including the Fresno, Fresno North, Fresno East, Fresno West, Hanford, Visalia, Merced, and Porterville stakes, and the California Fresno Mission.

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