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In March 1842, President Joseph Smith wrote: "the truth of God will go forth boldly, nobly, and independent, till it has penetrated every continent, visited every clime, swept every country, and sounded in every ear."
We are already witnessing the fulfillment of this prophecy today, with more than 400 missions throughout the world and a total Church membership of over 15 million. Here are a few fun "Mormon moments" and photos of LDS architecture captured on Google Earth that illustrate the Church's global influence.
1. Two missionaries entering an apartment in Saltillo, Mexico
2. Woman pondering in the Sacred Grove in Palmyra, New York
3. LDS chapel in Ghana, Africa (from the Accra Ghana Kaneshie Stake)
4. LDS temple construction site in Rome, Italy
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5. Church members entering the Nauvoo Illinois LDS Temple
6. Gadfield Elm chapel (the oldest LDS chapel in Europe)
7. Passersby glancing at the Missionary Training Center in Santiago, Chile
8. LDS temple in Manhattan, New York
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9. Singapore stake center (Bukit Timah chapel)
10. Intersection of Joseph St. and Smith St. in Bay City, Michigan
11. Church members outside the San Diego California LDS Temple
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