Courtesy of Eric C. Jorgensen

Temple News & Updates | Week of February 20

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Paris Temple Open House Tickets

Courtesy of Josh Holyoak

Update: Beginning Monday, February 27, 2017, free reservations will be made available for the open house of the Paris France Temple. Following the open house, the temple will be dedicated Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Temple Facts: The Paris France Temple will be one of four temples built with no towers or spires.

Idaho Falls Temple Open House Tickets

Update: Online reservations for the Idaho Falls Temple Open House will be available beginning Monday, April 3, 2017.

Temple Facts: The Idaho Falls Temple was the first temple built in Idaho.

Temple Renovations Announced

Update: The First Presidency has announced renovation projects for two temples. The Oakland California temple will close in February 2018 and will be rededicated in 2019. The Washington D.C. Temple will close in March 2018 and will be rededicated in 2020.

Temple Facts: Both the Oakland California Temple and the Washington D.C. Temple have public visitors’ centers that include informative displays and exhibits.

Courtesy of Glenn Hickman
Courtesy of Glenn Hickman
Courtesy of Eric C. Jorgensen
Courtesy of Eric C. Jorgensen



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About Natalie Bruce

Natalie Bruce
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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