January 9, 2015

California Modesto Mission

Free resources about the California Modesto Mission:

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*Other Mission Pages: California LDS Missions.

Interesting facts about Modesto

  1. Modesto has a popular garden club with over 700 members.
  2. 14 public art displays are located in downtown Modesto.
  3. Modesto has a large flower bed clock in downtown.
  4. The city maintains thousands of trees for the public.
  5. The city was built to be a stop along the railroad from Sacramento to Los Angeles.
  6. The movie “American Graffiti,” by George Lucas was filmed in the city in 1973.
  7. Modesto has a population of 200-300,000 people.
  8. George Lucas grew up in Modesto, CA.
  9. Modesto produces a lot of milk, almonds, chickens, walnuts, and corn.

California Modesto Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the California Modesto Mission. We try our best to keep this information up to date, but it’s a good idea to double check the mission address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

California Modesto Mission
4300 Dale Rd
Modesto CA 95356
Phone Number: 1-209-543-9400
Mission President: President TBA

California Modesto Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the California Modesto Mission (LDS). To access the official LDS.org map for the Modesto Mission:

  1. Log into your LDS account here.
  2. Click here.


Videos with Modesto RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the California Modesto Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews. Coming soon..

LDS-Friendly Videos about California

Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about California. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about California, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.

LDS Church  places  history  food  nature  Storms and Natural Disasters  Cities  time lapses  Social Issues

California Modesto Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the California Modesto Mission. This blog list includes the missionary’s name, blog URL and when their mission blog was last updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

Elder Kolton Willden elderkoltonwillden.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Nathan Pope eldernathanpope.wordpress.com 2016
Elder Joseph Robins elderjosephrobins.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Emily Guilott sisteremilyguilott.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Kyrie Carpenter sisterinsacramento.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Hanna Lynn hannalynnblog.wordpress.com 2016
Sister Eleanor Neeley sisterneeley.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Hannah Porter hermanahannahporter.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Abigail Waters hermanawaters.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Kelly Allen sisterkellyallen.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Emily Sheffer hermanasheffer22.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Elena Aburto hermanaelenaaburto.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Connor Hopkin elderschopkin.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Tyler White eldertylerwhite.weebly.com 2016

California Modesto Mission Groups

Here are California Modesto Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni who served in the California Modesto Mission.

  1. Modesto California Stake Group (354 members)

California Modesto Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the California Modesto Mission!

Shirt designs include California Modesto Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: California Modesto missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Modesto Mission gifts

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California Modesto Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the California Modesto LDS Mission.

  1. 2015-2018, TBA

California LDS Statistics (2016)

  • Church Membership: 773,762
  • Missions: 20
  • Temples: 7
  • Congregations: 1,357
  • Family History Centers: 222

Helpful Articles about California

Coming soon..

California Modesto Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from California Modesto RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

*Click here to take a survey to help pre-missionaries going to your mission.

When did you serve?

What were some favorite foods?

What was a funny experience?

What was a crazy experience?

What was a spiritual experience?

What are some interesting facts about the Modesto Mission?

What was the weather like?

Any things you really like about the area/people?

Any packing/clothing advice?

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

What are some skills you gained?

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Modesto?

What was a funny language mistake?