Into All the World is a 30-minute program interviewing current and recently-returned stake and mission presidents from around the world about the Church in their area.
Robert and Mary Ann Winegar talk with Tim Taggart about the experiences they had while serving in Cambodia. They give some insight about the culture in Cambodia and how it influenced missionary work.
Facts about the LDS Church in Cambodia
- Cambodia has over8,000 LDS Members, 4 Districts and 1 Mission.
- In 1982, Book of Mormon selections were published in the Khmer language to meet the needs of a growing number of Cambodians who had moved to the United States, Canada, and other countries.
- The Cambodian government officially recognized the Church on February 26, 1994.
- On March 22, 1994, the first humanitarian missionaries arrived.
- Pahl Mao was baptized on May 9, 1994 as the first convert in Cambodia. The first young Elders arrived in Cambodia on August 8th and by the year's end, 27 converts had been baptized.
- The Phnom Penh Branch was organized on September 19, 1994.
- The Phnom Penh Cambodia District was organized on January 21, 1996.
- Cambodia was part of the Asia Area Mission until 1995, when it was assigned to the Thailand Bangkok Mission. On July 1, 1997, the Cambodia Phnom Penh Mission was created.
- On January 25, 2004, Bishop Richard C. Edgley dedicated the Cambodia District Center in Phnom Penh, the first Church-constructed meetinghouse in the country.
Visit this Church News article for more information about the LDS Church in Cambodia.
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