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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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Rome Italy Temple Dedicated, Historic Photo of Leadership Taken

Rome Italy Temple Dedicated, Historic Photo of Leadership Taken

In the midst of three days of dedicatory ceremonies for the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, all members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (15 in all) gathered Monday for a historic group photo. These four days in Rome are believed to be the first time in Church history …

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Watch Video Tour of Rome Italy Temple with Elders Bednar, Rasband

Watch Video Tour of Rome Italy Temple with Elders Bednar, Rasband

A new video tour of the Rome Italy Temple from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints features an introduction by President Russell M. Nelson and a tour led by two apostles, Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Ronald A. Rasband. They show and discuss the Rome Temple’s various rooms and areas, which mirror what is found in all …

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Dedication Date Announced for Lisbon Portugal Temple

Dedication Date Announced for Lisbon Portugal Temple

The public is invited to tour the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Portugal. Church leaders announced the Lisbon Portugal Temple will be open for a free public open house from Saturday, August 17, 2019, to Saturday, August 31, 2019, excluding Sundays. A few weeks before the open house, the public can make reservations …

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Artistic Renderings of Pocatello Idaho Temple Released

Artistic Renderings of Pocatello Idaho Temple Released

Additional renderings have been released showing designs for the new Pocatello Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church representatives shared those renderings Friday evening at a neighborhood open house for those who live near the temple site east of Satterfield Drive and Butte Street. Neighbors had a chance to see interior renderings as well as …

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Church Updates Temple Worker Policies + Other Adjustments

Church Updates Temple Worker Policies + Other Adjustments

In a letter dated March 1, 2019, the temple department for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced three temple policy adjustments. The changes, as listed in the letter, are as follows: Mothers with dependent children and brethren serving in certain callings may now serve as ordinance workers. Members should review their circumstances and avoid placing undue burdens …

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Pocatello Idaho & Yigo Guam Temple Groundbreakings Announced

Pocatello Idaho & Yigo Guam Temple Groundbreakings Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreaking dates in 2019 for two temples — Pocatello Idaho (March 16) and Guam (May 4). Pocatello Idaho Temple March 16, 2019 The temple will be located east of Satterfield Drive and Butte Street in Pocatello in a new subdivision known as Crestview Estates – Division 2. …

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Hong Kong China Temple to Close for Renovations

Hong Kong China Temple to Close for Renovations

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of the Hong Kong China Temple effective July 8, 2019. The announcement was made on the Church’s official newsroom. The temple will be closed for extensive renovation. While the temple is being renovated, members are encouraged to attend other temples as their circumstances allow. …

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