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Time-Lapse: 3 Months of Construction on the Salt Lake Temple

Salt Lake Temple Officially Under Construction as Decommissioning Begins

This fun video released by the Church Newsroom shows the first three months of renovations at the Salt Lake Temple. It especially highlights the demolition of the existing South Visitors’ Center, which is to be replaced with two new guest and visitor pavilions. The progress continues on the temple, which is expected to be completed in 2024. You can learn …

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Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an ongoing global effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many projects underway, Church resources and volunteers are being used to help make much-needed face masks and other protective equipment for frontline health care workers. “We know that God will hear and answer our prayers. …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 April 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Clearing the Temple Site in …

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New Renderings Released for Temples in Washington & Utah

New Renderings Released for Temples in Washington & Utah

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released exterior renderings showing the planned design for three temples: Moses Lake Washington, Tooele Valley Utah and Washington County Utah. This comes as project leaders file public documents relating to the temples’ design in preparation for the eventual groundbreaking and beginning of construction at each site. The locations of all three …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 5 April 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Spire Stones to Be Removed …

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Watch BYU Engineers 3D Print Masks for First Responders

Watch BYU Engineers 3D Print Masks for First Responders, Healthcare Workers

When local police asked for help 3D printing masks, BYU’s engineering labs responded and began printing masks nonstop in labs usually occupied by students. The reusable masks (based on a blueprint that was provided) have a unique design that requires only a small square of protective N95 material. The 3D mask design itself was created by neurosurgeon Dusty Richardson of …

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Angel Moroni, Stone Spires Temporarily Removed from Salt Lake Temple

Angel Moroni, Stone Spires to Be Removed from Salt Lake Temple

Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released the following statement to media April 2, 2020, regarding the next phase of work on the Salt Lake Temple renovation: “Workers at the Salt Lake Temple project site are installing a crane on the temple’s south side to begin removal of some of the stones on the temple spires that were displaced during the recent …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 29 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Exterior Tarps Coming Down at …

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Elder Bednar Shares Message of Hope Amidst Troubling Times

Elder Bednar Shares Message of Hope COVID-19

Elder David A. Bednar, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, has reached out through social media to share a message of faith over fear as the COVID-19 virus, and other calamities, continue to rage. He wrote: In our daily lives, endless reports of COVID-19 occurrences and restrictions, criminal violence, famine, wars, corruption, terrorism, and the destructive forces of nature can engender …

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