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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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Tallahassee Florida Temple Rendering & Location Announced

Tallahassee Florida Temple Rendering & Location Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the rendering and location of the Tallahassee Florida Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 4.97-acre site located at 2440 Papillon Way, in Tallahassee, Florida. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 29,000 square feet with …

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Church Announces Location for Lindon Utah Temple

Church Announces Location for Lindon Utah Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Lindon Utah Temple. This temple, which President Russell M. Nelson announced in October 2020, will be built near 800 East and Center Street in Lindon, Utah. Plans call for a three-story temple of approximately 81,000 square feet. An exterior rendering will be released later. A groundbreaking …

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Beauty for Ashes: The Provo Tabernacle Fire 10 Years Later

Beauty for Ashes: The Provo Tabernacle Fire 10 Years Later

The fire began in the pitch black of a cold December morning but it raged for nearly 38 hours. By the time it was done, a symbol had become a shell and the city of Provo, Utah, mourned. It’s been 10 years since a four-alarm fire destroyed the Provo Tabernacle. Looking back, we gain inspiration from the transformation of this …

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St. George Utah Temple Renovation Project Hits One-Year Milestone

St. George Utah Temple Renovation Project Hits One-Year Milestone

Sounds of machinery and construction crews plying their trade echo across the property of a beloved landmark. Its familiar white walls that glisten in the autumn sky can be seen from most parts of this Southern Utah town steeped in pioneer history. The St. George temple reached a milestone at the beginning of November. It marks the one-year anniversary of …

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Here’s What It’s Like Working in the Temple During COVID-19

How to Watch the Provo City Center Temple Cultural Celebration Live Online

The closure of temples hit me hard. It wasn’t just the ability to be in the temple and to participate in the sacred work therein. It was the loss of a stable, important part of my life. I’ve worked in the Provo City Center Temple since it opened in the spring of 2016. That’s every Saturday (give or take a …

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6 New Temples Announced in General Conference

New LDS Temple Announced October 2020

In the last session of the October 2020 General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced six new temples to be built around the world. They are: Tarawa, Kiribati Port Vita, Vanuatu Lindon, Utah Greater Guatemala City, Guatemala Sao Paulo East, Brazil Santa Cruz, Bolivia This brings the total number of temples announced, under construction, or dedicated to 231. Since becoming …

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Church Releases Updates on Three Forthcoming Temples

Church Releases Updates on Three Forthcoming Temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreakings for the Bentonville Arkansas Temple and the McAllen Texas Temple. Renderings of the temples have also been released. Bentonville Arkansas Temple Church leaders will break ground for the Bentonville Arkansas Temple in November 2020. Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, …

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First Presidency Announces New Online System for Temple Prayer Rolls

First Presidency Announces New Online System for Temple Prayer Rolls

It is a common practice among many people of faith to pray for loved ones when they face illness, afflictions or other challenges. In many faith traditions, this includes praying collectively for those with specific needs. The scriptures record multiple examples when Jesus Christ prayed in groups and admonished those present to also pray. In temples of The Church of …

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20 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Begin Phase 2

20 More Temples to Begin Phase 2

The Church has announced multiple temples will open for Phase 2 on August 31, 2020. This will bring the number of temples open for Phase 2 to 68. Phase 2  allows for all the performance of all temple ordinances for living individuals, with priority given for those who will be sealed. The next priority will be endowments for in-field missionaries (who …

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