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Church Releases New Video “Temples Through Time”

In a new video produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, scholars, ministers, people of various faiths, and members of the Church share their thoughts about the temples of old and present-day temples and how both connect people with heaven.   Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and …

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12 Temples Open for Phase 2, More Open for Phase 1

12 Temples Open for Phase 2, More Open for Phase 1

Beginning on July 27, 2020, the following Latter-day Saint temples opened for Phase 2. This phase allows for all temple ordinances for living individuals. They are the first temples to do so since temple reopenings began earlier this summer. They are: Billings Montana Temple Bismarck North Dakota Temple Columbus Ohio Temple Copenhagen Denmark Temple Frankfurt Germany Temple Freiberg Germany Temple …

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A Message from the First Presidency on Changes to the Temple Endowment

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following message on Monday, July 20, 2020, about changes to the temple endowment ceremony: The sacred teachings, promises, and ceremonies of the temple are of ancient origin, and point God’s children to Him as they make further covenants and learn more about His plan, including the …

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Missing the Temple? 6 Powerful Ideas to Tide You Over.

Missing the Temple? 6 Powerful Ideas to Tide You Over.

Temple worship for Latter-day Saints has been impacted severely by the COVID-19 pandemic. Temples were temporarily closed on March 25, 2020, and while some temples have reopened for live sealings, proxy work has yet to resume. How can members of the Church continue to enjoy the spirit of the temple until they are able to reopen? Here are six powerful …

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Rendering of Orem Temple Released, Groundbreaking Date Announced

Rendering of Orem Temple Released, Grounbreaking Date Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreaking dates for the Orem Utah Temple, as well as a rendering of the exterior. The ceremony will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020. Elder Craig C. Christensen, Utah Area President will preside at the event. Attendance at the site is by invitation only. The new temple will be …

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Exterior Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple

Exterior Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the exterior rendering showing the planned design of the Mendoza Argentina Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built along Avenida Champagnat between Calle Dr. Pose and Calle Dr. Coni E. Plans call for a temple of approximately 21,000 square feet. …

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Washington D.C. Temple Open House and Rededication Dates Postponed

Washington D.C. Temple Open House and Rededication Dates Postponed

The Washington D.C. Temple was originally set to be rededicated on December 13, 2020, with a public open house running from September 24 to October 31, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the open house, youth devotional, and rededication are indefinitely postponed. The temple closed in March 2018 for a significant renovation. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and lighting systems throughout the …

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12 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Reopen June 15

12 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Reopen June 15

Another twelve temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will reopen on June 15, 2020. All temples, including those listed below, are in Phase 1. This means only live sealings are performed for previously endowed members. Curitiba Brazil Temple Detroit Michigan Temple Durban South Africa Temple Hartford Connecticut Temple Johannesburg South Africa Temple Kona Hawaii Temple Laie …

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11 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Open on June 8

11 More Latter-day Saint Temples to Open on June 8

The following 11 temples will begin Phase 1 of reopening on June 8, 2020, bringing to date a total of 77 temples reopening. All reopened temples are still at Phase 1, which means only live sealings for previously endowed members are being performed under strict guidelines and safety precautions. Aba Nigeria Temple Accra Ghana Temple Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple Indianapolis …

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