Temple News & Updates | Week of 11 November 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. 


A Bright Spot in Portugal

Framework for the Lisbon Portugal Temple spire was clad in gold-plated panels this week. The shining spire will be topped with a gold-leafed angel Moroni statue. Work continues on the temple grounds and adjacent meetinghouse.

Courtesy of Tim Germann


Remodel Update from Oakland

A new water feature on the Oakland California Temple grounds is coming along. Concrete has been poured for the basin of the fountain, which will replace a decades-old feature which has been removed. A bronze fountain stands in the middle of the new concrete basin.


Dedication Date Set for Haitian Temple

This week the First Presidency announced that a public open house for the Port-au-Prince Haiti temple will take place between Saturday 20 April 2019 and Saturday 4 May 2018. The temple will then be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday 19 May 2019.


Updated Rendering for Manitoba Temple

A new official rendering has been released for the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple. Many design elements have changed, including exterior wall material, spire design, and column work.




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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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