For the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 1995.
Wards and Branches
Nations and territories with organized wards or branches
Eight-year-old children of record baptized during 1995
Converts baptized during 1995
Elder Victor L. Brown, an emeritus General Authority; Doris T. Sill, widow of Elder Sterling W. Sill, an emeritus General Authority; Wendell J. Ashton, former managing director of the Church Public Communications Department and general secretary of the Deseret Sunday School Union; Mark B. Garff, former chairman of the Church Building Committee; Rex E. Lee, past president of Brigham Young University and former Solicitor General of the United States; George W. Romney, former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.