- The simultaneous organization of six branches within a single weekend last month in Daloa. No branches previously functioned in this the fourth most populous city in the country. The Church has never appeared to organize so many new branches within a single weekend in a location that previously had no official wards or branches operating.
- The simultaneous organization of three branches within a single weekend in July 2013 within the Gagnoa area.
- The division of the Meagui Branch into two branches in early 2014; less than 18 months from when the original Meagui Branch was created.
- Since the beginning of 2012, the number of cities with an LDS ward or branch has nearly tripled from six to 15.
- Since the beginning of 2012, the number of congregations in the entire country has almost doubled from 42 to 82.
- Between year-end 2011 and year-end 2013, church membership has increased by approximately 40%.
- Since the beginning of 2012, the number of wards in Abidjan has increased from 30 to 47.
- In early 2013, the Church reported that two of the five stakes with the highest percentage of adult members who have submitted family names for temple ordinances are located in Abidjan.
- No non-African members have served full-time missions in Cote d'Ivoire within the past several years, indicating regional self-sufficiency in staffing the Ivorian full-time missionary force.
What are your thoughts? I am curious to get everyone's feedback on these unprecedented church growth developments.