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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 September 2019

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Thanks to members of the church worldwide and 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)

Open House Tours For Newly Renovated Frankfurt Germany Temple Begin

Photo Courtesy of Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

This past Friday the Frankfurt Germany Temple completed its renovation process and opened its doors to begin their open house. The open house will continue through September 28th. Tours are held each day except for Sundays from 10 AM until 9 PM, and no reservations are required. Though the interior of this beautiful temple was entirely renovated, the outer grounds and structure were able to retain their historic features and architecture. See more of the interior photos of the Frankfurt Germany Temple on our full article here.

Groundbreaking Announced For the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple

This past Thursday, the Church announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple will be held on October 19th, 2019. The ceremony will be an invitation-only event, with broadcasts of the service being held for the general public to view at their local meeting houses. Elder Craig C. Christensen, President of the Utah Area, will preside over the groundbreaking ceremony. This temple, which will be the 21st Temple in the Utah Area, will be located in the new Beacon Pointe development, west of Redwood Road and north of Meadow Side Drive.

Fountains Have Been Placed and are Operating at the Arequipa Peru Temple

Photo Courtesy of Marvin Josue Jiménez Viveros

This past week fountains were placed along the grounds of the Arequipa Peru Temple and are now currently operating as the water cascades down the three-tiered fountains. With the open house for this beautiful temple being scheduled for November, craftsmen continue to work on the interior and surrounding grounds of this wonderful Temple in Peru.

Winnipeg Manitoba Temple Enclosed as Cold Weather Arrives

Photo Courtesy of Joel Dasalla Aquino

With the temperatures quickly dropping along the interior plains, workers have enclosed and boarded the exterior of the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple. As work continues within the Temple, the metal framework of the spire rests on a staging pad outside the Temple. Click here to watch overhead drone footage of the current construction process.

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