Church News: Question of the week

How many stakes existed at the time the Church commemorated the pioneer centennial in 1947, and how many exist as the Church prepares for the sesquicentennial this year?

(Answer on page 10)

Here's answer to week's question

(From page 2)

At year-end 1947, the year of the pioneer centennial, there were 170 stakes in the Church. In the year commemorating the 150th anniversary of the pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley there are 2,330 stakes in the Church, as of March 16.

Source: Church News, April 10, 1948, p. 15; Church Membership and Statistical Department.

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