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Open House, Dedication Date Announced for Haiti Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced dates for the open house, youth devotional and dedication for the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple. The free public open house for the Haiti Temple will begin Saturday, August 3, and go through Saturday, August 17, 2019, except for the Sundays of August 4 and 11. A youth …

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Church Announces Opening of Fortaleza Brazil Temple

Church Announces Opening of Fortaleza Brazil Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced dates for the opening of Brazil’s seventh temple and the 165th temple in the world. The open house for the Fortaleza Brazil Temple is scheduled for April 27 through May 18, 2019. The temple will be dedicated Sunday, June 2, and a devotional for the youth is …

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First Presidency Releases Statement on Temples, Adjustments to Ordinances

First Presidency Releases Statements on Temples, Adjustments to Ordinances

In an official statement from the Newsroom for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the First Presidency discusses the restoration of temple worship and small details that have been adjusted periodically. The statement reads: “Whenever the Lord has had a people on the earth who will obey His word, they have been commanded to build temples. Scriptures document patterns …

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Oakland Temple to Reopen, Dedication & Open House Announced

Oakland Temple to Reopen, Dedication & Open House Announced

The public is invited to tour the newly renovated Oakland California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The open house runs from Saturday, May 11, through Saturday, June 1, 2019, except for May 12, 19 and 26, 2019. Free reservations for tours can be made through templeopenhouse.lds.org in the coming weeks. The temple, located on 4770 Lincoln Avenue, …

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Church Releases Video Explaining Temple Endowment

Church Releases Video Explaining Temple Endowment

In a new video, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides an overview of the temple endowment, why it is important to members of the Church, and how it points to Jesus Christ. It also highlights some of the symbolism in the ceremony and different areas of the temple.   You can learn more about the temple endowment here. …

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President Oaks Dedicates Barranquilla Colombia Temple

President Oaks Dedicates Barranquilla Colombia Temple

The Barranquilla Colombia Temple was formally dedicated Sunday, December 9, 2018, in three sessions by President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The dedicatory sessions were broadcast to congregations of the Church within the temple district. Before the first dedicatory session, President Oaks, Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles …

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Church Announced Groundbreaking for Bangkok Thailand Temple

Church Announced Groundbreaking for Bangkok Thailand Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pleased to announce that the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Bangkok Thailand Temple will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The ceremony will be held at the temple site, which is located at 1645/6 New Phetchburi Road Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand. Elder David F. Evans, Asia …

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Construction of Urdaneta Philippines Temple Will Begin in January 2019

Construction of Urdaneta Philippines Temple Will Begin in January 2019

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Urdaneta Philippines Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside at the event. Attendance will be by invitation and the proceedings will be transmitted via the internet to designated Church meetinghouses throughout …

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Dedication Dates Announced for the Haiti Temple

Dedication Dates Announced for the Haiti Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced dates for the open house, youth devotional and dedication for the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple. The free public open house for the Haiti Temple will begin Saturday, April 20, and go through Saturday, May 4, 2019, except for the Sundays of April 21 and 28. A youth …

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