Brothers and sisters, the First Presidency has issued the following report concerning the growth and activity of the Church as of December 31, 2007.
Wards and Branches
Total Church Membership
Increase in Children of Record
Number of Temples Currently in Operation
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.