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2008 Annual report

SALT LAKE CITY

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following report concerning the growth and activity of the Church as of 31 December 2008:

CHURCH UNITS

Number of Stakes: 2,818

Missions: 348

Districts: 622

Wards and Branches: 28,109

CHURCH MEMBERSHIP

Total membership: 13,508,509

New children of record: 123,502

Converts baptized: 265,593

MISSIONARIES

Full-time missionaries: 52,494

TEMPLES

Temples dedicated during 2008: 4 (Rexburg Idaho, Curitiba Brazil, Panama City Panama, and Twin Falls Idaho)

Temples rededicated during 2008: 1 (Mexico City Mexico)

Total number of temples in operation as of 31 December 2008: 128