Statistical Report, 2007

Elder F. Michael Watson

Of the First Quorum of the Seventy


F. Michael Watson

Brothers and sisters, the First Presidency has issued the following report concerning the growth and activity of the Church as of December 31, 2007.

Church Units

Stakes

2,790

Missions

348

Districts

618

Wards and Branches

27,827

Church Membership

Total Church Membership

13,193,999

Increase in Children of Record

93,698

Converts Baptized

279,218

Missionaries

Full-Time Missionaries

52,686

Temples

Temples Rededicated

(Nuku‘alofa Tonga)

1

Number of Temples Currently in Operation

124

Prominent Church Members Who Have Passed Away since Last April

President Gordon B. Hinckley, 15th President of the Church, at age 97, on January 27, 2008; President James E. Faust, counselor in the First Presidency and member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Inis Bernice Egan Hunter, widow of President Howard W. Hunter, former President of the Church; Sister Ruth W. Faust, widow of President James E. Faust, former counselor in the First Presidency; Sister LeAnn C. Neuenschwander, wife of Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander of the Seventy; Sister Eunice N. Kay, widow of Elder F. Arthur Kay, former member of the Seventy; Sister Janath R. Cannon, former counselor in the Relief Society general presidency; Brother Richard L. Warner, former counselor in the Sunday School general presidency.