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Here’s Your First Look at the New Temples in Samoa & Tonga

Here's Your First Look at the New Temples in Samoa & Tonga

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreakings for the Neiafu Tonga Temple and the Pago Pago American Samoa Temple. Both were announced in April 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Neiafu Tonga Temple will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021. Elder ‘Inoke F. Kupu of the Quorum of …

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New Rededication Dates Set for Washington D.C. Temple

The open house, youth devotional and rededication of the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (originally scheduled for last year but delayed because of COVID-19) will now take place in 2022.   A media day for the renovated temple will take place on April 18, 2022, followed by private tours for invited guests from …

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Location Announced for Yorba Linda California Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Yorba Linda California Temple. The temple was announced in April 2021 by President Russell M. Nelson and will be the ninth temple in the state. The Yorba Linda California Temple will be built on a 5.4-acre site located at the intersection of Bastanchury Road and Osmond …

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Groundbreakings Announced for Temples in Pennsylvania and Kenya

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreaking dates for the Nairobi Kenya Temple and the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple, both of which were announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Nairobi Kenya Temple will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Elder Joseph W. Sitati, Africa Central Area president, will preside at the …

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Mesa Arizona Temple Dedication Date Announced, New Renderings Released

Mesa Arizona Temple Dedication Date Announced, New Renderings Released

The Mesa Arizona Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be rededicated Sunday, December 12, 2021. The announcement was made today by the First Presidency. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency will preside at the temple’s rededication. The temple will be rededicated in three sessions: 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. The historic temple …

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New Temple Locations Announced in Three Western US States

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of three temples announced in April 2021 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. The Church’s new temple in Farmington, New Mexico, will be the second temple in the state after the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple. The Farmington New Mexico Temple will be built on a 6.62-acre site located at the intersection …

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Dedication Date Announced for Pocatello Idaho Temple

Dedication Date Announced for Pocatello Idaho Temple

The date has been announced by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the dedication of the Pocatello Idaho Temple. The temple in the city of Pocatello, known as the Gate City, will be dedicated on Sunday, November 7, 2021, in three sessions, by President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve …

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Locations Announced for Three Western US Temples

Locations Announced for Three Western US Temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of three temples announced in April 2021 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. The Casper Wyoming Temple will be built on a 9.5-acre site located at the intersection of southwest Wyoming Boulevard and Eagle Drive. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet. The Casper …

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Groundbreaking Date Announced for Helena Montana Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the Helena Montana Temple groundbreaking will be held on June 26, 2021. Elder Vern P. Stanfill of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside at the event. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only. A broadcast link will be provided to those living …

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Historic Nauvoo Temple District Dedicated by Elder Quentin L. Cook

The Temple District of Nauvoo — the area near and inclusive of the Nauvoo Temple, which was first completed in 1846 and rebuilt in 2002 — was dedicated on Saturday, May 29, 2021, by Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (to view the broadcast of the …

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