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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Oakland Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Renovated Oakland Temple

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 will take place Saturday, May 11, through Saturday June 1, but will be closed on Sundays (May 12, 19 and 26). Reservations for free tours can be made through templeopenhouse.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. The temple, located at 4770 Lincoln Ave. …

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Church Removes 1-Year Wait After Civil Marriages

Church Removes 1-Year Wait After Civil Marriages

Featured image by Brenna Hoffman. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that a civil marriage between a man and a woman will no longer necessitate waiting a year for that couple to be to married (or sealed) in a temple. The change means Latter-day Saint couples can look forward to a temple …

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Rededication Dates Announced for Two US Temples

Rededication Dates Announced for Two US Temples

The dates for open houses and rededications have been released for the Raleigh North Carolina and the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Both temples will have only one rededicatory session. Raleigh North Carolina Temple The public may tour the Raleigh North Carolina Temple from September 21 through September 28, 2019, except for …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Fortaleza Brazil Temple

The public is invited to visit the newly completed Fortaleza Brazil Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The free tours begin April 27 and go through May 18, 2019, except for Sundays, April 28, May 5 and 12. After the open house is concluded, the temple will be dedicated Sunday, June 2, and a devotional for …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple

The public is invited to visit the newly renovated Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. An open house begins Wednesday, April 24, 2019, and runs through Wednesday, May 1, 2019, excluding Sunday, April 28, 2019. Reservations for the open house can be made through the www.templeopenhouse.lds.org. At the conclusion of the open house, the …

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Salt Lake City Temple to Close for Four Years

Details and project renderings have been released regarding the upcoming closure and renovation of the historic Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church President Russell M. Nelson announced the pioneer-era temple will close December 29, 2019, and will remain closed for approximately four years while undergoing a major structural and seismic renovation. The temple …

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Elder Renlund Dedicates Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

PHOTOS: The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

On a beautiful Sunday, under the glorious African sky, hundreds of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered to witness a historic moment, the dedication of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple. Temples are the most sacred places of worship, where members of the Church can feel peace, learn and participate in sacred ordinances. …

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First Look Inside the Newly Renovated Memphis Tennessee Temple

First Look Inside the Newly Renovated Memphis Tennessee Temple

After nearly two years, the Memphis Tennessee Temple will reopen once again after major renovations. The closure was announced on October 2017. The public is invited to visit the newly renovated temple and the open house will begin on Saturday, April 13 and run through Saturday, April 20, 2019, excluding Sunday, April 14. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum …

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Groundbreaking Held for Pocatello Idaho Temple

Groundbreaking Held for Pocatello Idaho Temple

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined with community and interfaith leaders in southeastern Idaho Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, for the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Pocatello Idaho Temple.   Elder Wilford W. Andersen of the Seventy presided at the ceremony and offered the dedicatory prayer at the temple site on the cool but sunny …

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PHOTOS: The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

PHOTOS: The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple is opening for public tours. The free public open house begins Tuesday, March 12, 2019, and ends Saturday, March 30, 2019, excluding the Sundays of March 17 and 24. Dedicatory services will be held Sunday, April 14, 2019. A youth devotional with Church leadership is planned for Saturday, April 13, 2019. It will …

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