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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 November 2017

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Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.

 

Bare Walls in Memphis

This week, crews removed the last pieces of marble cladding from the exterior of the Memphis Tennessee Temple. The temple, which is undergoing extensive changes to the interior and exterior of the temple, is expected to be reopened in early- to mid-2019.

Courtesy of Ted Archdeacon

 

Progress in Chile

The grounds of the Concepción Chile Temple have been the center of focus at the construction site this week. Plants, shrubs, and lamp posts are among the new arrivals to the grounds. Stone cladding is nearly complete. Crews are working swiftly toward the estimated completion in mid-2018. No official date has been announced.

Courtesy of Sebastian Jara Roa

 

Progress Continues in South Africa

At the Durban South Africa Temple site, crews are continuing to work on the roof of the edifice. They have also been working steadily on backfilling the building so it is at ground level. Machinery is in place for installing wall panels. Entrance walls and a retaining wall behind the adjacent missionary housing facility are under construction.

Courtesy of Site Missionary | Guardhouse (foreground) and Temple (background)

 

Moroni at Home in Colombia

The gold-leafed angel Moroni statue was lifted into place atop the Barranquilla Colombia Temple this week. The placement officially marks the completion of work on the temple’s stone exterior. No official completion date has been announced, but the temple is anticipated to be complete in mid-2018.

Courtesy of ldschurchtemples.org.

 

Rebar Rising in Rio

Rows of rebar stand atop the front wall of the Rio de Janiero Brazil Temple as workers are preparing to pour the upper central facade wall for the building. This wall will support the temple’s two-tiered steeple, topped with a tapering spire and the gold-leafed angel Moroni statue.

 

Entrance Canopy Removed in OK

Crew members at the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple project are pressing on quickly through the demolition stage of the renovation project. The entrance and canopy doors have been removed, as have the art glass windows. The exterior cladding is still being removed.

 

Courtesy of Lisa Poling
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