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First Presidency Announces Adjustments in Temple Ceremonial Clothing

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Latter-day Saints wear ceremonial clothing inside temples as part of the most sacred ordinances, or ceremonies, of their faith. In a letter released Friday, The First Presidency has recently made adjustments to the clothing to be more simple, comfortable, and cost-effective, as well as to enhance the temple experience for patrons. This change does not alter the sacred nature of …

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Church Announces Temple Site Locations for 3 Temples

Church Announces Temple Site Locations for 3 Temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of three temples announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson.   The McAllen Texas Temple will be built on a 10.6-acre site located on the northwest corner of Second Street and West Trenton Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 25,000 square feet, …

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New Renderings Released for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

New Renderings Released for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

Additional renderings showing the planned renovation of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released. The new renderings focus on the renovated endowment rooms. In advance of the temple’s closure at the end of December, Church representatives briefed members of the media Wednesday, December 4, 2019, about the initial phase of construction …

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Prophet Unveils Phnom Penh Temple Rendering

Prophet Unveils Phnom Penh Temple Rendering

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought glad tidings Tuesday night to hundreds of gathered Church members at the Premier Centre Sen Sok in Phnom Penh. He unveiled an artist’s rendering of what will become one of the Church’s most sacred worship spaces — the Phnom Penh Temple. “Isn’t that beautiful?” the prophet said …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Arequipa Peru Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Arequipa Peru Temple

As the Arequipa Peru Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prepares for a public open house, the first photographs of the interior have been released.   A stylized version of the Flor de Texao Arequipa, is used in many places throughout the temple — in the carved hardwood, art glass windows, metal fixtures, stonework and flooring …

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Washington County Utah Temple Site Announced

Washington County Utah Temple Site Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Washington County Utah Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 14-acre site located northeast of 3000 East 1580 South in St. George, Utah. Plans call for a three-story temple of approximately 88,000 square …

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Church Announces Site for Moses Lake Washington Temple

Church Announces Site for Moses Lake Washington Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Moses Lake Washington Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 17-acre site located on Yonezawa Boulevard between Division Street and Road K NE. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 20,000 square feet, …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Renovated Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple

After closing in January 2018 for major renovations, the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple is preparing for rededication with a public open house. In anticipation of the rededication, which will take place on November 17, 2019, the first photos of the completed interior have been released. The exterior was redesigned to improve the entry and tower of the temple. The existing …

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Elder Uchtdorf Rededicates Frankfurt Germany Temple

Elder Uchtdorf Rededicates Frankfurt Germany Temple

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a German native, was invited by Church President Russell M. Nelson to rededicate the Frankfurt Germany Temple. Accompanying Elder Uchtdorf in that assignment were Elder Patrick Kearon of the Presidency of the Seventy and the three members of area presidency. …

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Raleigh North Carolina Temple Rededicated by President Ballard

Raleigh North Carolina Temple Rededicated by President Ballard

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are looking forward to returning to the Raleigh North Carolina Temple after its rededication by President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The sacred meeting took place in the temple on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Elder Kevin R. Duncan and Elder James B. Martino …

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