12 Mar. 1995: Gordon B. Hinckley became 15th President of the Church.
April 1995: The number of language editions of the Church’s International Magazine reaches 23. Some language editions date as far back as 1851.
1 Apr. 1995: The office of regional representative was discontinued. Position of Area Authority announced.
23 Sept. 1995: “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” was read by President Gordon B. Hinckley at general Relief Society meeting.
23 Dec. 1995: The Church released a new logo featuring the name of Jesus Christ more prominently.
1996: Number of missionaries serving reached 50,000.
Feb. 1996: Members outside USA outnumbered those within.
7 Apr. 1996: Interview with President Hinckley aired on 60 Minutes.
5 Apr. 1997: Area Authority Seventies called. Third, Fourth, and Fifth Quorums of Seventy added.
21 Apr. 1997: Mormon Pioneer Trek reenactment began near Winter Quarters, attracting worldwide media attention for three months.
1 June 1997: St. Louis Missouri Temple dedicated.
22–24 July 1997: Church celebrated sesquicentennial of Saints’ arrival in the Salt Lake Valley.
24 July 1997: Ground broken for Conference Center in Salt Lake City.
4 Oct. 1997: Announcement of smaller temples by President Hinckley.
Nov. 1997: Church membership reached 10 million.
2 Nov. 1997: Vernal Utah Temple dedicated.
1 Jan. 1998: Adult members began study of new curriculum materials: Teachings of Presidents of the Church and Teachings for Our Time.
7 June 1998: Preston England Temple dedicated.
26 July 1998: Monticello Utah Temple dedicated; first of the smaller temples.
19–21 Nov. 1998: President Hinckley visited Hurricane Mitch victims in Central America, many of whom were Church members.
9 Jan. 1999: Anchorage Alaska Temple dedicated.
6 Mar. 1999: Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Temple dedicated.
4 Apr. 1999: Announcement of the rebuilding of the Nauvoo Temple.
26 Apr. 1999: In Chile, President Hinckley addressed largest-ever international gathering, 57,500 members.
19 May 1999: Spain’s first temple dedicated in Madrid.
24 May 1999: The Church’s family history Web site launched at www.familysearch.org.
31 Dec. 1999: The number of language editions of the International Magazine reaches 42. All are titled Liahona.