January 5, 2015

Mexico Leon Mission

Free resources about the Mexico Leon Mission, including:

*Other Mission Pages: Mexico LDS Missions.

Mexico Leon Mission Address

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

Mexico Aguascalientes Mission
Prolongación Adolfo López Mateos #98
Colonia Trojes de Alonso
C.P. 20116 Jesus Maria, Aguascalientes
Mexico

Mexico Leon Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Mexico Leon Mission (LDS). Coming soon..

Videos with Mexico Leon RMs

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

LDS-Friendly Videos about Mexico

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

weather  places  history  food  nature  language  mission calls  time lapses  Spanish Hymns  LDS Church

Mexico Leon Missionary Blogs

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

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

Elder Benjamin Williams elderwilliamsinmexico.blogspot.com 2014
Mission Alumni mission.net/mexico/leon 2013
Elder Michael Crouch eldermbcmissionaryblog.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Kaylor Carter lettersfrommexico.weebly.com 2013
Elder Ryan Clayton elderryanclayton.blogspot.com 2012
Elder Michael Scott missionsite.net/elderscott 2012
Elder Jordan Healy missionsite.net/elderjordanhealy 2012
Elder Matthew Scott missionsite.net/eldermscott 2011
Elder Jordan Guthrie jordysmissionblog.blogspot.com 2011
Elder Adam Paul adamsmexicoleonmission.blogspot.com 2010
President & Sister Cox bobandbeckycoxfamily.blogspot.com 2010
Elder Jay Whetten whettenmission.blogspot.com 2010
Elder Benjamin Salazar elderbenjaminsalazar.blogspot.com 2010

Mexico Leon Mission Groups

Here are Mexico Leon Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the Leon Mission.

  1. Mision Mexico Queretaro – Mexico Leon Group (239 members)
  2. Mission Mexico Leon Reunion (in Mexico) Group (97 members)
  3. Mision Mexico Leon Facebook Group (94 members)
  4. Ex-Misioneros Mision Mexico Leon Group (62 members)
  5. Leon Mission Moms and Friends (LDS) Group (6 members)
  6. Ex-Misioneros Mision Mexico Leon 2010-13 Group (2 members)

Mexico Leon Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Mexico Leon Mission!

Shirt designs include Mexico Leon 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: Mexico Leon missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Leon Mission gifts

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Mexico Leon Mission Presidents

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

  1. 2013, Juan Villarreal
  2. 2010-2013, Karim Del Valle
  3. 2007-2010, Robert Thomas Cox
  4. 2004-2007, Abraham Marinez Ceron
  5. 2001-2004, Craig Mortensen
  6. 1998-2001, Carl L. Call
  7. 1995-1998, Lowell Robison
  8. 1992-1995, Carlos M. Bowman
  9. 1989-1992, Scott Lyman

Mexico LDS Statistics (2015)

  • Church Membership: 1,368,475
  • Missions: 34
  • Temples: 12
  • Congregations: 1,998
  • Family History Centers: 268

Helpful Articles about Mexico

Coming soon..

Mexico Leon Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Mexico Leon 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?

  • 2002-2004 (David)
  • 2000-2001 (Ilija)
  • 1999-2001 (Jean)

Which areas did you serve in?

  • Irapuato, Nueva Italia, Valle de Santiago, Aguascalientes, Dolores Hidalgo, Leon, and San Luis Potosí. (David)
  • San Luis Potosí, León, Cuidad Hidalgo, Uruapan. (Ilija)

What were some favorite foods?

  • Tacos al pastor, tacos potosinos, and caldo de pollo con arroz. (David)
  • Street tacos. (Ilija)
  • Posole, enchiladas , Carnitas , Tacos al pastor. (Jean)

What was a funny experience?

  • Watching a new missionary go to el bautismo de fuego in Irapuato. (David)
  • Laughing in the street and people looking at us. (Ilija)

What was a crazy experience?

  • Being attacked by a bunch of crazy drunks. (Ilija)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Following the promptings of the Spirit and finding a family that got baptized. (Ilija)

What are some interesting facts about the Leon Mission?

  • It is in the heart of the Mexican revolution. (Ilija)

What was the weather like?

  • Hot in the summer, cool in the winter. (David)
  • Hot. (Ilija)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • Greatest mission in the world! (David)
  • Everything. (Ilija)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • Short sleeve shirts. (Ilija)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • Beautiful family. (Ilija)

What are some skills you gained?

  • Spanish speaking. (Ilija)

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

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

  • Work all the way through the end. (David)
  • Absolutely go. No matter what. Make whatever sacrafice for the 2 years. You will never regret it. (Ilija)

What was a funny language mistake?