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Interior Renderings Released for Tooele Valley Utah Temple

New renderings have been released showing the planned interior design of the Tooele Valley Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple, which was announced in April 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be located northwest of the intersection of Erda Way and Highway 36 in Erda, Utah. An exterior rendering of the three-story, 70,000-square-foot temple was …

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Bentonville Arkansas Temple Location Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Bentonville Arkansas Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on an 8.8-acre site located at 1101 McCollum Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 25,000 square feet with a center spire. The temple …

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New Temple Ceremonial Clothing Launch Delayed

In an update from the Church Newsroom, the launch of the new temple ceremonial clothing, originally scheduled for March 31, 2020, has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Church will make the new ceremonial clothing available through the online store and retail outlets at a later date. The new temple ceremonial clothing was announced in January through a …

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New Renderings Released for Temples in Washington & Utah

New Renderings Released for Temples in Washington & Utah

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released exterior renderings showing the planned design for three temples: Moses Lake Washington, Tooele Valley Utah and Washington County Utah. This comes as project leaders file public documents relating to the temples’ design in preparation for the eventual groundbreaking and beginning of construction at each site. The locations of all three …

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Details About the Dubai, UAE Temple Released

Details About the Dubai, UAE Temple Released

A temple in Dubai—the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Middle East—will serve thousands of Latter-day Saints living in two stakes in the Gulf States and a number of member districts in the Middle East, northern Africa, eastern Europe, and western Asia. This historic temple announcement is a direct answer to fervent prayers offered …

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8 New Temples Announced, Including Shanghai Temple

New Temples Announced

In the concluding session of the 190th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced eight new temples: Bahia Blanca, Argentina Tallahassee, Florida Lubanboshi, Democratic Republic Congo Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Benin City, Nigeria Syracuse, Utah Dubai, United Arab Emirates Shanghai, People’s Republic of China Regarding the Shanghai Temple, President Nelson said, “Expatriate and Chinese congregations will continue to meet separately. The …

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First Presidency Temporarily Closes All Temples

All the LDS Temples Dedicated & Announced in 2017

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following letter March 25, 2020, to Latter-day Saints everywhere. See the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Saints worldwide. Dear Brothers and Sisters, After careful and prayerful consideration, and with a desire to be responsible global citizens, we have decided to suspend all temple activity Churchwide …

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Angel Moroni Damaged on Salt Lake Temple After Earthquake

Angel Moroni Damaged on Salt Lake Temple After Earthquake

UPDATE 9:40am: Daniel Woodruff, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement Wednesday morning to media: The Salt Lake Temple, which is undergoing a seismic upgrade, sustained minor damage during Wednesday morning’s earthquake. The trumpet on the Angel Moroni statue fell off, and there is minor displacement of some of the temple’s smaller …

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First Interior Renderings Released for Washington D.C. Temple

First Interior Renderings Released for Washington D.C. Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released information regarding an open house, youth devotional and rededication for the soon-to-be-completed renovation of the Washington D.C. Temple.   The rededication of the temple will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2020, in three sessions. Prior to the rededication, a public open house will be held from …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Rio de Janeiro Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Rio de Janeiro Temple

Beautiful new photos of the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple have been released alongside the official open house and dedication dates. The temple, first announced in April 2103, will be dedicated in three sessions on May 17, 2020. A public open house will be held from April 17 through May 2, 2020. Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia …

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