Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 May

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Elder and Sister Christofferson Tour South America

Elder D. Todd and Sister Kathy Christofferson took a 12-day trip to Colombia and Ecuador at the end of April. Their visit included a stop at the Barranquilla Colombia Temple site, where construction is moving along.

Courtesy of Intellectual Reserve, Inc.


Concrete Forms Going Up in Africa

Concrete shuttering is helping the Durban South Africa Temple grow taller. Once completed, the temple will be the fifth completed in Africa and the second in the country of South Africa.


Cutaway Model of Paris France Temple Featured in Visitors’ Center

Following the conclusion of the Paris France Temple open house, the public will still have the opportunity to glimpse inside the building by way of a detailed cutaway model that will be housed in the visitors’ center. The center is intricately decorated and includes a stained glass window depicting Jesus Christ.


Open House Dates & Link For Tickets

Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
Saturday 22 April – Saturday 20 May
Tickets Available Here

Tucson Arizona Temple
Saturday 3 June – Saturday 24 June
Tickets Available Here



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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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