Temple News & Updates | Week of 26 November

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Progress in Barranquilla 

The crews working on the Barranquilla Colombia hit an exciting milestone this last week. Red pavers and green sod were placed around the grounds.

This week, a beautiful video was released showing the installation of angel Moroni on the steeple of the Barranquilla Temple. Read the article and watch the video here.


Time-Lapse Video of OKC Renovation

A 90-second time-lapse video shows five weeks of renovation work on the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple. Changes include the removal of the spire, entrance canopy, and much of the stone cladding.


Interior Work Progress in Africa

Crews working on the Durban South Africa Temple have been hanging drywall around the temple interior this week. The baptistry walls have been completed, framing on the top floor has begun, and window frames are being fitted. Bricklayers are working at the adjacent missionary housing facility. Roof trusses continue to be set up at both the temple and the housing building.

Courtesy of Site Missionary


Construction Begins in Haiti

The construction team at the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple has set up trailers and is preparing the temple site for the structure’s footings and foundation. The site has been staked and excavation is underway. The temple will stand behind a chapel on Route de Freres in Port-au-Prince.

Courtesy of Gregory Clark



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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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