1987
Update: Number of Melchizedek Priesthood Holders
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“Update: Number of Melchizedek Priesthood Holders,” Ensign, Nov. 1987, 105

Update: Number of Melchizedek Priesthood Holders

Reflecting the steady growth of the Church worldwide, the number of male adult members holding the Melchizedek Priesthood grew from 648,000 at the beginning of 1983 to 745,000 in January 1987—an increase of 15 percent.

Year

Melchizedek Priesthood Holders

1983

648,000

1984

666,000

1985

696,000

1986

722,000

1987

745,000