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Location and Rendering Revealed for Helena Montana Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location and rendering of the Helena Montana Temple. The temple, which was announced less than three weeks ago on April 4, 2021, by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 4.8-acre site located at 1260 Otter Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet …

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Groundbreaking Date Announced for Tallahassee Florida Temple

Tallahassee Florida Temple Rendering & Location Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the Tallahassee Florida Temple groundbreaking will be held in June 2021. Elder James B. Martino, North America Southeast Area President, will preside at the event. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only because of current local COVID-19 guidelines. The temple in Florida’s capital …

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Church Announces 20 New Temples

In the final session of the April 2021 General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced twenty new temples in the following locations: Oslo, Norway Brussels, Belgium Vienna, Austria Kumasi, Ghana Beira, Mozambique Cape Town, South Africa Singapore, Republic of Singapore Belo Horizonte, Brazil Cali, Colombia Querétaro, Mexico Torreón, Mexico Helena, Montana Casper, Wyoming Grand Junction, Colorado Farmington, New Mexico Burley, …

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39 Temples to Open for Proxy Baptisms in April 2021

39 Temples to Open for Proxy Baptisms in April 2021

In April, 39 temples—including 14 in Utah—will begin Phase 2-B of reopening and seven temples will move to Phase 3. Phase 2-B allows for a temple baptistry to open for small groups—particularly for members with a limited-use temple recommend. The following 17 temples will begin Phase 2-B on April 12, 2021. Note: The online scheduling system for each temple will …

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Minerva Teichert Murals to Be Preserved in Manti Temple

Minerva Teichert Murals to Be Preserved in Manti Temple

As an update on their earlier statement regarding the renovations surrounding pioneer-era temples, the Church has released the following statement: The artwork in the Manti Temple includes murals painted by Minerva Teichert, which are valued not only for their beauty, but also as a treasured remembrance of the faith, talent and dedication of the artist. The Teichert murals in the …

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Groundbreakings Announced for Syracuse and Tooele Temples

Groundbreakings Announced for Syracuse and Tooele Temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreakings for the Syracuse Utah Temple and the Deseret Peak Utah Temple. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Syracuse Utah Temple will be held in June 2021.  Elder Kevin R. Duncan of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside at the event. The Syracuse Utah Temple will be built on a 12-acre site at …

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Church Announces New Phase to Allow for Temple Baptisms

Church Announces New Phase to Allow for Temple Baptisms

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a new phase for temple reopening. Phase 2-B allows for a temple baptistry to open for small groups — particularly for members with a limited-use temple recommend. President Russell M. Nelson shared the following feelings about the new phase: As you can imagine, it was a …

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First Presidency Provides Update about Historic Temple Renovations

First Presidency Provides Update about Historic Temple Renovations

The Church Newsroom has provided the following update from the First Presidency on historic temple renovations. Update on the Salt Lake Temple Renovation From the time our pioneer forebears arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, the vision for, construction of, and worship in the Salt Lake Temple have held a special place in the minds and hearts of Church members. …

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Rendering of Syracuse Utah Temple Released

Rendering of Syracuse Utah Temple Released

In August 2020, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the location for the Syracuse Utah Temple. Now, a rendering of the exterior has been released. The temple will be located on a 12-acre site at the intersection of 2500 West and 1025 South in Syracuse, Utah. Plans call for a three-story temple of approximately 89,000 square feet. …

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Location and Rendering Released for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 5.80-acre site located at 2093 Powell Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 32,000 square feet with a …

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