St. Louis is on the Mississippi River and is a major United States port on the eastern line of the state of Missouri. St. Louis is known as a city of neighborhoods and each one offers its own vibe, from sleek and sophisticated to hip and trendy.
LDS Members make up .22% of the St. Louis population. Missouri has 67,943 members, 2 Missions,151 Congregations, 2 Temples and 45 Family History Centers.
In 1831, Mormon founder Joseph Smith declared that the righteous would gather in Independence, Mo. to greet the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Far West was the largest Mormon settlement in Missouri. A site for a temple was dedicated at this location .Liberty Jail is where Joseph Smith and others were unjustly imprisoned from December 1838 to April 1839.