1987
    Update: Number of Operating Missions in the Church
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    “Update: Number of Operating Missions in the Church,” Ensign, Apr. 1987, 76

    Update: Number of Operating Missions in the Church

    Year

    Number of Missions

    1983

    178

    1984

    182

    1985

    188

    1986

    193

    1987

    203

    The number of operating missions in the Church grew from 178 to 203 in the five-year period beginning in 1983 and projected through July 1, 1987, an increase of 14 percent. As of July 1, ten new missions will have been created this year.