2019
Bangkok, Thailand
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“Bangkok, Thailand,” Ensign, December 2019

The Church Is Here

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Here are a few facts about the Church in Thailand:

1

Temple under construction in Bangkok

22,100

Church members

41

Congregations

1

Mission

74

Languages and dialects spoken in Thailand

168

Letters in the official name of Bangkok when written in Thai

1854: First missionary sent to Thailand (known as Siam at that time).

1966: Thailand District organized; President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the country for missionary work; first native convert baptized.

1995: Bangkok Stake created.

2018: President Russell M. Nelson visited Bangkok.

2019: Groundbreaking for the Bangkok Thailand Temple on January 16.