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Temple News & Updates | Week of 7 August

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Decorative Fence Installation in Chile

On the eastern side of the Concepción Chile Temple site, work began on the ornamental fence that will surround the temple grounds. A majority of the stone cladding has been attached to the exterior of the building, while interior work is progressing at various stages.

Courtesy of Elder Fred Stephenson


Light Fixtures in Place in Cedar City

Work continues inside and outside at the Cedar City Utah Temple site, including the hanging of exterior light fixtures, installation of art glass, and planting of additional trees and shrubs around the temple grounds. The public open house begins in just under three months.


Cladding Meetinghouse at Temple Site

Crews have begun attaching stone cladding to the exterior of the meetinghouse that shares a site with the Lisbon Portugal Temple. Walls are rising for the ancillary building that will stand between the temple and the meetinghouse, and work is nearing completion on the temple foundation.

Courtesy of António Paulo


Roof Preparations in Durban

Courtesy of Site Missionary | Brickwork at temple missionary housing

Preparations for the Durban South Africa Temple roof have been made and crews are working toward pouring the roof decking. Brickwork continues at the president’s residence and the missionary housing and temple basement.

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