Latter-day Saint temples continue to be built around the world as the gospel of Jesus Christ rolls forth. Here’s a quick look at temple news and updates from this last week.
Winnipeg Manitoba Temple Open House
The Winnipeg Manitoba Temple will open its doors for an open house from October 9 through October 23. The temple will be dedicated on Sunday, October 31 by Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The public and members of all faiths are invited to attend the open house. Tours are free, but visitors are encouraged to register in advance at http://thewinnipegtemple.org/
Mesa Arizona Temple Open House
Renovations on the Mesa Arizona Temple have been completed and the public is invited to attend an open house from October 16 through November 20. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency will rededicate the temple on December 12. Free tickets are available at https://mesatemple.org/open-house/
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Casper Wyoming Temple
On October 9, 2021, Elder Gifford S. Nielsen presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for the Caspar Wyoming Temple. The 10,000 square-foot temple will be built on the corner of Wyoming Boulevard Southwest and Eagle Drive.
This week, the Church announced the Durban South Africa and Papeete Tahiti Temples would reopening for Phase 3. You can see the full list of temple statuses around the world here.
Tyler Nelson was born and raised in Brigham City, Utah. He served a mission in Russia and is currently set to graduate this December from Utah Valley University with a degree in English. Tyler is the author of several short stories and is currently the host of the Mission Report podcast. He lives in Provo with his drop-dead gorgeous wife and enjoys playing basketball, studying history, and collecting Pokemon cards.