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Elder Neil L. Andersen Dedicates Lisbon Portugal Temple

Elder Neil L. Andersen Dedicates Lisbon Portugal Temple

Elder Neil L. Andersen, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Lisbon Portugal Temple in three sessions on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Each session was broadcast to members of the Church throughout the country. Elder Andersen said he was delighted to have the opportunity to come to …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Frankfurt Germany Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Renovated Frankfurt Germany Temple

The Frankfurt Germany Temple is preparing to open after an extended closure for major renovations. In anticipation of the rededication, new photographs have been released showing the updates. The temple closed in 2015 to accommodate a renovation and enlargement of the temple, including a new underground baptistry. It was originally the fifth temple built in Europe and the second built …

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First Artistic Renderings of Richmond Virginia Temple Released

First Artistic Rendering of Richmond Virginia Temple Released

Design plans and renderings have been released for the new Richmond Virginia Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During an open house Wednesday evening in Richmond, Church representatives unveiled eight interior and exterior renderings showing what the new temple is expected to look like. They also shared the site plan for the property at 10915 Staples …

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Can You Wear Casual Clothes Inside the Temple?

Can You Wear Casual Clothes Inside the Temple?

Can you wear casual clothes inside the temple? Though the answer may seem obvious, I’ve heard this question more than you might imagine as a temple worker for the last five years. And, in fact, the full answer is a bit more complicated (and surprising) than you probably think. In short, a technical yes. Casual, but still modest, clothes may …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Lisbon Portugal Temple

As the Lisbon Portugal Temple prepares to open to the public, new photographs of the interior have been released. Information regarding the open house, cultural celebration, and dedication have also been announced. A free open house will begin Saturday, August 17, and run through Saturday, August 31, 2019, except for Sundays August 18 and 25. Open house hours are 9:00 …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Haiti Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Haiti Temple

The Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is complete, and the public is invited to visit the sacred edifice to experience its beauty and receive information on how Latter-day Saints and the community are blessed by having the temple. The Church’s first temple in Haiti is located at Route de Freres Delmas 10, Port‐au‐Prince. …

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Church Releases Renovation Plans for Hong Kong China Temple

Additional details and renderings showing the planned renovation of the Hong Kong China Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released. The temple closed July 8, 2019, to undergo an extensive renovation of its mechanical, electrical, heating and plumbing systems. It is expected to remain closed until sometime in 2022 when the temple will be …

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7 Fascinating Then & Now Comparisons of Latter-day Saint Temples

Over the years, many Latter-day Saint temples have experienced changes or renovations. In the case of the earliest temples, seeing the landscape change around it is also fascinating. Here are seven “then and now” photos of temples around the world. The Salt Lake City Temple began construction in 1853 with the groundbreaking ceremony and was officially dedicated on April 6, …

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Layton Utah Temple Site Announced

Layton Utah Temple Site Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Layton Utah Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on an 11.8-acre site located at the corner of Oak Hills Drive and Rosewood Lane in Layton City, about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City. …

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Durban South Africa Temple Dedication Dates Announced

Durban South Africa Temple Dedication Dates Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the dates for the public open house, dedication and youth devotional for the Durban South Africa Temple. The open house is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22 through Saturday, February 1, 2020, with the exception for Sunday, January 26. The free open house gives people of all …

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