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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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60 Temples to Move to Phase 3, Open for All Proxy Ordinances

60 Temples to Move to Phase 3, Open for All Proxy Ordinances

As COVID-19 conditions ease in some areas, temples continue to gradually reopen in phases. In June and July 2021, 60 temples will reopen in Phase 3. The following 60 temples will reopen in Phase 3 in June and July 2021. Members in each temple district will be notified via email when they can make online reservations for their temple. Note: The …

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Church of Jesus Christ Discontinues Time-Only Marriages in Temples

Church of Jesus Christ Discontinues Time-Only Marriages in Temples

A letter from the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the discontinuation of time-only marriages in Latter-day Saint temples. The full-letter, available in the Letters and Notices section of individual ChurchofJesusChrist.org accounts, states: Dear Brothers and Sisters,  A temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the house of the Lord. …

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Vanuatu and Kiribati Temple Locations Announced

Vanuatu and Kiribati Temple Locations Announced

The Port Vila Vanuatu Temple, which was announced on October 4, 2020, by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 1.62-acre site located at Blacksands Crossroads, on the site of the Blacksands meetinghouse in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet with an end-spire. An ancillary building will also be …

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What Are the 5 Covenants We Make in the Temple Endowment?

In Latter-day Saint temples, members of the faith make sacred promises to God through symbolic ordinances. One of the ordinances of the temple is called the endowment. The Church has described the temple endowment as “a gift from God whereby He bestows sacred blessings upon you.” Just as God promises to bestow these sacred blessings on us now and in …

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President Nelson Announces Temple in Ephraim, Utah

President Nelson Announces Temple in Ephraim, Utah

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Saturday, May 1, that the faith will build a new temple in Ephraim, Utah. In a prerecorded message played at a press conference inside the Manti Tabernacle (seven miles, or 11 kilometers, south of Ephraim), the prophet said the new house of the Lord will be …

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Location and Rendering Revealed for Helena Montana Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location and rendering of the Helena Montana Temple. The temple, which was announced less than three weeks ago on April 4, 2021, by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 4.8-acre site located at 1260 Otter Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet …

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