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Church Releases First Virtual Tour of Historic Washington D.C. Temple

Church Releases First Virtual Tour of Historic Washington D.C. Temple

Today marks the public launch of a special virtual tour of the historic Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The tour, now available online, takes visitors on a guided journey of the interior of the temple led by Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles, and his wife, Lesa, along with Elder …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Yigo Guam Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Yigo Guam Temple

The Yigo Guam Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its doors to the public beginning this week. The media toured the temple today, May 2, 2022. The new temple is in northeastern Guam, a U.S. territory located in the western Pacific Ocean. This is Guam’s first temple. The public open house will be held Wednesday, …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Washington D.C. Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Renovated Washington D.C. Temple

William Randall Cone had recently returned from San Francisco, worldly-wise and somewhat jaded toward religion when he accepted an invitation from his brother to help build the Washington D.C. Temple in the 1970s. It was then, working on a team full of former missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, that Cone’s interest was piqued in his …

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17 New Temples Announced in General Conference

New Temples Announced

In his concluding remarks at the April 2022 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 17 new temples throughout the world. They will be constructed in the following locations: Wellington, New Zealand Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Barcelona, Spain Birmingham, United Kingdom Cusco, Peru Maceió, Brazil Santos, Brazil San …

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Renovation of St. George Utah Temple Nears Completion

Renovation of St. George Utah Temple Nears Completion

Extensive renovation of the St. George Utah Temple has crossed the two-year mark and is nearing completion.   “One of the main things that we’ve done the last year is to finish all the primary upgrades we needed to do to the historic temple,” said Eric Jamison, project manager of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Contractors from …

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Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple Opens to the Public

Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple Opens to the Public

The 171st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is opening its doors to the community, starting with journalists and local leaders. A media day begins today for journalists; tours will continue throughout the week for local dignitaries. Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella, a General Authority Seventy, …

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Latter-day Saint Temples Will Begin to Return to Full Operation

Latter-day Saint Temples Will Begin to Return to Full Operation

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has shared the following letter with Church leaders around the world. Dear Brothers and Sisters: Thank you for your patience during restricted temple operations that occurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are eager to return the temples to full operation as soon as possible. Now that more people are …

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Groundbreaking Dates Set for Temples in Nevada and Colorado

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the groundbreaking dates for the Elko Nevada Temple and the Grand Junction Colorado Temple, both announced by President Russell M. Nelson in April 2021. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Elko Nevada Temple will be held on Saturday, May 7. Elder Paul B. Pieper of the Quorum …

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Exterior Rendering for Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple Released

Exterior Rendering for Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple Released

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the groundbreaking for the Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple. The temple was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. A rendering of the exterior has also been released. The ceremony will be held Saturday, April 9, 2022. Elder Joaquin E. Costa of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside at the …

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Washington D.C. Temple Open House Extended

The Temple Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following statement: Following a multiyear renovation, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced that the Washington D.C. Temple would be open for public tours for the first time since 1974. We are inspired by and grateful for the response of …

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