The first group of missionaries arrived in Taiwan and began missionary work 1959 Elder Mark E. Petersen dedicated Taiwan for the preaching of the gospel 1964 The Chinese translation for the Book of Mormon was completed
1965 The first edition
of the Chinese Book of Mormon was published
1968 The Chinese translation for the Doctrine & Covenants was complete 1971 The Taiwan Mission was established 1975 President Spencer W. Kimball visited Taiwan and presided over the regional
1975 The first edition of the Chinese Doctrine & Covenants was published 1976 The Taiwan Taipei Stake was established 1976 The first edition of
the Chinese Pearl of Great Price was published 1980 President Spencer W. Kimball visited Taiwan and presided over the regional
conference 1981 The Taiwan Kaohsiung
Stake was established 1982 The Taiwan Taichung Mission was closed 1982 The Taiwan Taipei Stake was divided into the East Taipei Stake & West Taipei Stake 1983 The Kaohsiung Mission was moved to Taichung and was renamed as the Taichung
Mission 1984 The Taiwan Taipei Temple was dedicated 1984 Elder Howard W. Hunter visited Taiwan and presided over the regional conference 1988 Elder M. Russell Ballard
visited Taiwan and presided over the regional conference
1990 The Part-Time Custodian System was implemented
1991 The Budget Allowance System was implemented
1993 Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin visited Taiwan and presided over the regional conference
1993 The HsinchuDistrict was divided into the Taoyuan District & Hsinchu District 1994 The Kaohsiung Stake was divided into the Kaohsiung Stake and Tainan District 1994 The Taichung Stake was established 1996 President Gordon
B. Hinckley visited Taiwan and held a special conference 1997 President James E. Faust and Elder Russell M. Nelson visited Taiwan and
presided over the regional
conference 1998 The Central Taipei Stake was created from part of the East & West Taipei Stake 1998 The Taichung Stake was divided into the Taichung Stake and the Chung Hsing
District 1998 The Kaohsiung Mission was re-established 1999 The Church magazine, Voice of the Saints, was renamed as Liahona 2000 The CES Office in the south resumed operation 2000 The Employment Resource Center in Taipei began operation 2001 Part of the Church’s name in Chinese was changed from “the End of the World
to “Latter-day” 2001 Elder L. Tom Perry visited Taiwan and
presided over a special stake conference of
the North District
2002 Elder Dallin H. Oaks visited Taiwan and presided over a stake conference
2003 SARS hit Taiwan.
A sister died from caring for SARS patients
2004 Bishop Burton observed the construction of Church Building in Taipei
2005 President Hinckley dedicated the Church Building in Taipei 2006 Taiwan celebrated their 50th anniversary Church
mission work 2007 Elder Nelson re-organized the Taipei Taiwan Central Stake presidency 2008 Elder Scott presided over a special fireside in Taichung
The 100th unit in Taiwan goes to the Mingchien branch
2009 Taiwan Kaohsiung Mission merged with Taiwan Taichung Mission 2009 Elder Bednar presided special devotionals in Kaohsiung, Taichung and Taipei
Typhoon Morakot swept south of Taiwan badly
2010 President Utchdorf presided over a special conference in Taipei 2011 Elder Bednar trained the Church leaders in Taiwan 2012 Taiwan PA council visited Vice President Wu and congratulated on their re-election
Young men can serve missions at age 18 and Youngwomen can serve missions at age of 19
2012.11.9. Mary Cook, 1st counselor of YW and Linda Reeves, 2nd counselor of RS, visit Taiwan 2013 The Church created a unit in Kinmen and rent a meetinghouse
2014.2.22~23 Elder Jeffrey Holland of the 12 Apostles, Bishop Gary Stevenson and Elder Donald Hallstrong visit Taiwan.
2014.11.30 TAIPEI South Stake is organized.
2015.4.26 Taichung South Stake is organized. Taichung
North Stake is renamed as Taichung West Stake. Taichung Stake is renamed as Taichung East Stake.
2015.5.31 HuaLian Stake is organized.
2015.12.13 TAIPEI North Stake is organized.
2015.12.20 Kaohsiung North
Stake is organized. Kaohsiung East Stake is renamed as PingTung Stake.
2016.6.26 Chia Yi Stake is organized.
2019.5.22 Elder Russell Ballard, acting president of the Council of the Twelve, visit Taiwan.
Kaohsiung East Stake, Kaohsiung North Stake and PingTung Stake are merged into Kaohsiung South Stake and Kaohsiung North Stake.
2019.8.20-21 General Primary President Joy D Jones and Elder Meurs of the Asia Area Presidency visited
Taipei and Hua Lian
2020.2.15 Taipei Temple is temporarily closed due to Covid 19 epidemic.
2020.3.15 Asia Area Presidency instructed that all Church meetings and activities are put on hold. When authorized
by the bishop, priesthood holders could administer sacrament in their homes. Eldes quorum will assigh two brothers to administer sacrament in families without priesthood holders at least once a month. Stake presidencies could authorize units to
hold online sacrament meetings.
2020.4.3 All foreigner missionaries returned to their own countries according to the instruction from Church headquarters. At this time, about 70 local missionaries from Taiwan serving in other
countries have already returned to Taiwan and will continue their mission in the two missions in Taiwan after 14 days of quarantine.
2020.5.18 Taipei Temple reopens for phase 1 operation. Only living husband-and-wife sealing ordinances
areto be performed for members who have been previously endowed. Pre-appointment is necessary.
2020.5.30 Some American missionaries who returned earlier to US are returning to Taiwan.
2020.6.14 Sacrament meetings
in the Church is authorized with proper precaution actions. Other organizations meetings and activities are still not authorized.
2021.10.3 President Russell M. Nelson announced the building of Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple.