SALT LAKE CITY —
President Uchtdorf told the Latter-day Saints that this is their temple. “It’s the Lord’s house and it’s a connection between heaven and earth. So, remember that when you come here that you feel that the ways between heaven and earth intersect. An intersection of the spiritual and our life here on earth.”
The temple will serve 45,000 Latter-day Saints living in the communities of Tijuana, Rosarito, Tecate, Mexicali, Ensenada, San Luis Rio Colorado, San Quintín, San Felipe and Guerrero Negro.
The night prior to the dedication hundreds of youth participated in a cultural celebration highlighting the history of the Church in Mexico performed through dance and music.
The Church has 12 other temples in Mexico located in Ciudad Juárez, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Hermosillo Sonora, Mérida, Mexico City, Monterrey, Oaxaca, Tampico,Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz and Villahermosa.
See additional images and temple information on Mormon Newsroom.
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