Statistical Report, 2001

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    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.”