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Rendering of Orem Temple Released, Groundbreaking Date Announced

Rendering of Orem Temple Released, Grounbreaking Date Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreaking dates for the Orem Utah Temple, as well as a rendering of the exterior. The ceremony will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020. Elder Craig C. Christensen, Utah Area President will preside at the event. Attendance at the site is by invitation only. The new temple will be …

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Exterior Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple

Exterior Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the exterior rendering showing the planned design of the Mendoza Argentina Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built along Avenida Champagnat between Calle Dr. Pose and Calle Dr. Coni E. Plans call for a temple of approximately 21,000 square feet. …

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Washington D.C. Temple Open House and Rededication Dates Postponed

Washington D.C. Temple Open House and Rededication Dates Postponed

The Washington D.C. Temple was originally set to be rededicated on December 13, 2020, with a public open house running from September 24 to October 31, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the open house, youth devotional, and rededication are indefinitely postponed. The temple closed in March 2018 for a significant renovation. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and lighting systems throughout the …

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12 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Reopen June 15

12 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Reopen June 15

Another twelve temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will reopen on June 15, 2020. All temples, including those listed below, are in Phase 1. This means only live sealings are performed for previously endowed members. Curitiba Brazil Temple Detroit Michigan Temple Durban South Africa Temple Hartford Connecticut Temple Johannesburg South Africa Temple Kona Hawaii Temple Laie …

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11 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Open on June 8

11 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Open on June 8

The following 11 temples will begin Phase 1 of reopening on June 8, 2020, bringing to date a total of 77 temples reopening. All reopened temples are still at Phase 1, which means only live sealings for previously endowed members are being performed under strict guidelines and safety precautions. Aba Nigeria Temple Accra Ghana Temple Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple Indianapolis …

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14 More Latter-day Temples Set to Reopen June 1

14 More Latter-day Temples Set to Reopen June 1

The following 14 temples will begin Phase 1 of reopening on June 1, 2020, bringing to date a total of 66 temples reopening. All reopened temples are currently still at Phase 1. Adelaide Australia Temple Albuquerque New Mexico Temple Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple Calgary Alberta Temple Fukuoka Japan Temple Melbourne Australia Temple Nauvoo Illinois Temple Perth Australia Temple Raleigh North …

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Cobán Guatemala and Okinawa Japan Temple Renderings Released

Cobán Guatemala and Okinawa Japan Temple Renderings Released

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released exterior renderings showing the planned design of two temples previously announced in 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. The Cobán Guatemala Temple will be built on a 5.4-acre site adjacent to 4a. Avenida 4-48 Zona 8, Barrio Bella Vista, in Cobán, Guatemala. Plans call for a single-story temple of …

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Church Announces 18 More Temples to Reopen

Church Announces 18 More Temples to Reopen

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced it will reopen 18 more temples on May 25, 2020, for a total of 52 temples in total since May 11. All temples that have reopened are still at Phase 1, meaning only live sealings are available for two persons already endowed. The 18 temples opening are: Anchorage Alaska Temple …

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17 Latter-day Saint Temples Reopened for Phase 1

17 Latter-day Saint Temples Re-Opened for Phase 1

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has opened 17 more temples as part of their ongoing effort to reopen temples around the world. All opened temples are currently at Phase 1 of the reopening. This means live sealings can be performed between members who have already received their own temple endowments. See the full list of Phase 1 …

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Interior Renderings Released for Tooele Valley Utah Temple

New renderings have been released showing the planned interior design of the Tooele Valley Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple, which was announced in April 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be located northwest of the intersection of Erda Way and Highway 36 in Erda, Utah. An exterior rendering of the three-story, 70,000-square-foot temple was …

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