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    Serbia

    368

    Total Church Membership

    0.005% 1-in-18873

    Population vs. Church Members

    3

    Congregations

    0 Wards
    3 Branches

    2

    Family History Centers

    2

    History

    Mischa Markow, a convert from Vojvodina, briefly preached in Beograd and Zrenjanin in 1899, but the first Church member to settle in Serbia was Eviza Arbić Vujičić, who moved to Beograd in 1918 after being baptized in Budapest, Hungary. In part through Vujičić’s efforts to help teach the gospel, in 1933 Matej Spaček became the first person baptized in Serbia.

    The Church did not become fully established in Serbia, however, until the 1970s and 1980s. Krešimir Ćosić, who had joined the Church at Brigham Young University, helped spread the gospel during his basketball career in Yugoslavia. In Beograd, Radmila Ranović became the first person living in Yugoslavia to serve a full-time mission. The first branch in Serbia was organized in Beograd in 1983, shortly after Ranović’s return.

    The branch developed into a district by 1992 as the work began to spread beyond Beograd. In their branches and in their own lives, Latter-day Saints in Serbia followed Christ’s call to build “upon the foundation of my gospel and my rock” as a protection against evil (Doctrine and Covenants 18:5). Over the following decade, as Saints in Serbia witnessed warfare and endured bombing campaigns, their fellow Saints around Europe worked to deliver aid to their country. By 2002 both proselytizing and humanitarian missionaries had returned to Serbia to serve in the branches in Beograd, Novi Sad, and Sremska Mitrovica.

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    Africa

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    666,508

    Members

    2,327

    Congregations

    Missions

    35Missions

    Family History Centers

    343

    Temples

    4Temples

    Asia

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    1,230,515

    Members

    2,130

    Congregations

    Missions

    44Missions

    Family History Centers

    354

    Temples

    8Temples

    Europe

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    497,436

    Members

    1,374

    Congregations

    Missions

    34Missions

    Family History Centers

    654

    Temples

    14Temples

    North America

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    9,419,307

    Members

    18,256

    Congregations

    Missions

    173Missions

    Family History Centers

    2,543

    Temples

    110Temples

    Oceania (Pacific)

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    572,895

    Members

    1,283

    Congregations

    Missions

    17Missions

    Family History Centers

    304

    Temples

    10Temples

    South America

    Total Church Membership

    Members
    Congregations

    4,178,375

    Members

    5,570

    Congregations

    Missions

    95Missions

    Family History Centers

    1,000

    Temples

    21Temples