Statistical Report, 2001

F. Michael Watson


 

Brothers and sisters, the First Presidency has issued the following report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of 31 December 2001:

Number of Church Units

Stakes

2,607

Districts

618

Missions

333

Wards and branches

26,084

Church Membership

Total membership

11,394,522

Increase in children of record

69,522

Converts baptized

292,612

Missionaries

Number of full-time missionaries

60,850

Temples

Temples Dedicated during 2001

(Montevideo Uruguay, Winter Quarters Nebraska, Guadalajara Mexico, Perth Australia, Columbia River Washington)

5

Number of temples in operation

107

Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away Since Last April

Elder Loren C. Dunn, an emeritus General Authority and president of the Boston Massachusetts Temple at the time of his passing; Elder Merlyn R. Lybbert, a former member of the Seventy; Elder George R. Hill III, a former member of the Seventy; Phyllis Nielsen Reeve, wife of Rex C. Reeve Sr., an emeritus General Authority; Avanelle Richards Osborn, wife of Spencer H. Osborn, a former member of the Seventy; Naomi Ward Randall, a former counselor in the Primary general presidency and author of the words of the hymn “I Am a Child of God.”