A Look at the Church: 1995 to the Present


A Look at the Church:

Begins with the administration of President Gordon B. Hinckley in 1995 and goes through 1999. Figures are based on year-end calculations.

Languages of the Book of Mormon:

103 (compared to 96 in 1995)

Missions:

331 (compared to 307 in 1995)

Missionaries Set Apart in This Dispensation:

31 Dec. 1995

632,384

1996

663,708

1997

697,554

1998

731,530

31 Dec. 1999

766,000 (estimated)

Projected Stakes:

2,545 (compared to 2,150 in 1995)

Projected Church Membership:

31 Dec. 1995

9,340,450

1996

9,694,549

1997

10,070,524

1998

10,354,241

31 Dec 1999

10,600,000

Temples Dedicated Thus Far in This Era:

9 in USA

2 in Europe

1 in Asia

2 in Central/South America

1 in Mexico

Total Temples Operating as of 1 Oct. 1999: 61

Total Temples in Planning/Construction as of 1 Oct. 1999: 54

Temples in Planning/Construction as of 1 Oct. 1999:

Accra Ghana

Melbourne Australia

Adelaide Australia

Memphis Tennessee

Albuquerque New Mexico

Mérida Yucatán México

Baton Rouge Louisiana

Monterrey México

Billings Montana

Montevideo Uruguay

Birmingham Alabama

Montreal Quebec

Boston Massachusetts

Nashville Tennessee

Brisbane Australia

Nauvoo Illinois

Campinas Brazil

Oaxaca México

Caracas D.F. Venezuela

Oklahoma City Oklahoma

Ciudad Juárez México

Palmyra New York

Cochabamba Bolivia

Perth Australia

Columbia South Carolina

Porto Alegre Brazil

Copenhagen Denmark

Raleigh North Carolina

Detroit Michigan

Recife Brazil

Edmonton Alberta

Regina Saskatchewan

Fresno California

Reno Nevada

Fukuoka Japan

St. Paul Minnesota

Guadalajara México

San José Costa Rica

Halifax Nova Scotia

Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

Harrison New York

Suva Fiji

Hermosillo Sonora México

Tampico México

Houston Texas

The Hague Netherlands

Kiev Ukraine

Tuxtla Gutiérrez México

Kona Hawaii

Veracruz México

Louisville Kentucky

Villahermosa Tabasco México

Medford Oregon

Winter Quarters

[photos] Above right: Photo of girl by Craig Dimond; Center: Photo by Jed Clark; Right: Photo by Marty Mayo; Above right: Bulgarian Book of Mormon