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    April 2009 | Statistical Report, 2008

    Statistical Report, 2008

    April 2009 General Conference

    Brothers and sisters, the First Presidency has issued the following report concerning the growth and activity of the Church as of December 31, 2008.

    Church Units

    Stakes

    2,818

    Missions

    348

    Districts

    622

    Wards and Branches

    28,109

    Church Membership

    Total Church Membership

    13,508,509

    Increase in Children of Record

    123,502

    Converts Baptized

    265,593

    Missionaries

    Full-Time Missionaries

    52,494

    Temples

    Temples Dedicated during 2008

    (Rexburg Idaho, Curitiba Brazil, Panama City Panama, and Twin Falls Idaho)

    4

    Temples Rededicated during 2008

    (Mexico City Mexico)

    1

    Number of Temples in Operation as of December 31

    128

    Prominent Church Members Who Have Passed Away since Last April

    Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Alice Thornley Evans, widow of Elder Richard L. Evans of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Elder J. Thomas Fyans, an emeritus General Authority; Elder Douglas H. Smith, a former member of the Seventy; Sister Harriet Barbara Washburn, wife of Elder J. Ballard Washburn, a former member of the Seventy; and Brother Daniel H. Ludlow, former director of the Church Correlation Department and editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Mormonism.