Courtesy of Elder Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

Temple News & Updates | Week of 17 September 2017

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Palm Trees Planted in Africa

Ten royal palm trees now line the walkway up to the main entrance of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo temple. Crews are working toward enclosing the building so that interior work may begin.

Courtesy of Elder Jeffrey M. Bradshaw


Exterior Walls Rising in Peru

Crews at the Arequipa Peru Temple site have poured the second level exterior walls for the temple and the adjoining housing facility.

Courtesy of Templo de Arequipa-Perú Facebook page


South Africa Temple Updates

At the Durban South Africa Temple site crews are focusing their efforts inside the temple. The baptistry and utility work have begun as waterproofing continues on the temple exterior. The auxiliary missionary housing facility basement floor is finished, and work continues on plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and fire. Palm trees are being planted on the temple grounds.


Courtesy of Site Missionary


Open House Dates & Links for Tickets

Meridian Idaho Temple
Saturday 21 October – Saturday 11 November
Tickets Available Here Beginning Monday 25 September 2017


Cedar City Utah Temple
Friday 27 October – Saturday 18 November
Tickets Available Here Beginning Monday 2 October 2017



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About Natalie Bruce

Natalie Bruce
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.
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