Check out our first temple selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our signs shops. Upon completion, temples are usually open to the public for a short period of time. Find out about the history, purposes, practices, open houses, and locations of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Nauvoo, Illinois, United States April 4, 1999June 27, 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley54,000 sq ft (5,000 m2) and 162 ft (49 m) high on a 3.3 acre (1.3 ha) siteGreek revival - designed by FFKR Architecture[36] based on design by William WeeksBuilt on the site of the Nauvoo Temple and dedicated on the 158th anniversary of the death of Joseph Smith, the exterior is an almost exact reconstruction of the original temple. The temple was formally dedicated on Sunday, December 13, 2015. Brampton, Ontario, Canada 7 April 198425 August 1990 by Gordon B. Hinckley57,982 sq ft (5,387 m2) and 171 ft (52 m) high on a 13.4 acre (5.4 ha) siteModern, single-spire design - designed by Allward-Gouinlock Inc. San Diego, California, US April 7, 1984April 25, 1993 by Gordon B. Hinckley72,000 sq ft (6,700 m2) and 169 ft (52 m) high on a 7.2 acre (2.9 ha) siteModern, two-tower - designed by William S. Lewis, Jr. Windermere, Florida, US April 6, 1991October 9, 1994 by Howard W. Hunter70,000 sq ft (6,500 m2) and 165 ft (50 m) high on a 13 acre (5.3 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Scott Partnership Architects, Bountiful, Utah, United States April 6, 1991January 8, 1995 by Howard W. Hunter104,000 sq ft (9,700 m2) and 176 ft (54 m) high on a 11 acre (4.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Allen B. Erekson, Hong Kong 3 October 199226 May 1996 by Gordon B. Hinckley21,744 sq ft (2,020 m2) and 135 ft (41 m) high on a 0.3 acre (0.1 ha) siteHong Kong colonial, single-spire design - designed by Liang Peddle Thorpe Architects, American Fork, Utah, United States October 3, 1992October 13, 1996 by Gordon B. Hinckley107,240 sq ft (9,963 m2) and 190 ft (58 m) high on a 16.7 acre (6.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Allen Erekson, Keith Stepan, and Church A&E Services, Town and Country, Missouri, United States December 29, 1990June 1, 1997 by Gordon B. Hinckley58,749 sq ft (5,458 m2) and 150 ft (46 m) high on a 14 acre (5.7 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Chiodini Associates, Vernal, Utah, United States February 13, 1994November 2, 1997 by Gordon B. Hinckley38,771 sq ft (3,602 m2) on a 1.6 acre (0.6 ha) siteAdaptation of Uintah Stake Tabernacle - designed by FFKR Architects, Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 19 October 19927 June 1998 by Gordon B. Hinckley69,630 sq ft (6,469 m2) and 159 ft (48 m) high on a 15 acre (6.1 ha) siteModern, single-spire design - designed by Church A&E Services, Monticello, Utah, United States October 4, 1997July 26, 1998 by Gordon B. HinckleyNovember 17, 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley11,225 sq ft (1,043 m2) and 66 ft (20 m) high on a 1.33 acre (0.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Church A&E Services, Anchorage, Alaska, United States October 4, 1997January 9, 1999 by Gordon B. HinckleyFebruary 8, 2004 by Gordon B. Hinckley11,937 sq ft (1,109 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 5.4 acre (2.2 ha) site, Colonia Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 4 October 19976 March 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley6,800 sq ft (630 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1 acre (0.4 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Alvaro Inigo and Church A&E Services. The Billings Montana Temple Credit: Intellectual Reserve, Inc. [80], Provo, Utah, United States October 1, 2011March 20, 2016 by Dallin H. Oaks85,084 sq ft (7,905 m2) and 150 ft (46 m) highAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on October 1, 2011[81][82][83] LDS spokesperson reported that it will be called the Provo City Center Temple. [76], Bangkok, Thailand 5 April 201526 January 2019 by Robert C. GayAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on 5 April 2015[117], Pocatello, Idaho, United States 2 April 201716 March 2019 by Wilford W. Andersen67,696 sq ft (6,289 m2) and 196.5 ft (60 m) high on a 12.77 acre (5.2 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 2, 2017[118], Yigo, Guam 7 October 20184 May 2019 by Yoon Hwan ChoiAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018[119][120], Praia, Cabo Verde 7 October 20184 May 2019 by Paul V. JohnsonAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018[119][120], San Juan, Puerto Rico 7 October 20184 May 2019 by Walter F. GonzálezAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018[121][120], Quito, Ecuador 3 April 201611 May 2019 by Enrique R. FalabellaAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on 3 April 2016[122], Lima, Peru 3 April 20168 June 2019 by Enrique R. FalabellaAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on 3 April 2016[122], Belém, Brazil 3 April 201617 August 2019 by Marcos A. Aidukaitis[123]Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 3 April 2016[122], Saratoga Springs, Utah, United States 2 April 201719 October 2019 by Craig C. Christensen87,000 sq ft (8,100 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson on April 2, 2017[118], Puebla, Mexico 7 October 201830 November 2019 by Arnulfo ValenzuelaAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018[119][120], Glen Allen, Virginia, United States 1 April 201811 April 2020 by Randall K. BennettAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on April 1, 2018[124], Layton, Utah, United States 1 April 201823 May 2020 by Craig C. Christensen87,000 sq ft (8,100 m2) on a 11.8 acre (4.8 ha) siteAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on April 1, 2018[125], Muntinlupa, Philippines 2 April 20174 June 2020[126] by Evan A. Schmutz[127]Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 2 April 2017[118], Auckland, New Zealand 7 October 201813 June 2020 by Ian S. ArdernAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018[119][120], Yuba City, California, United States 7 October 201818 July 2020 by Paul H. WatkinsAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018[119][120], Orem, Utah 5 October 20195 September 2020 by Craig C. Christensen70,000 sq ft (6,500 m2) on a 16 acre (6.5 ha) siteAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 5, 2019[128], San Pedro Sula, Honduras 7 April 20195 September 2020 by José Hernández[130]Announced by Russell M. Nelson on April 7, 2019[129], Brasilia, Brazil 2 April 201726 September 2020 by Adilson de Paula ParrellaAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on 2 April 2017[118], Moses Lake, Washington, United States 7 April 201910 October 2020 by David L. StapletonAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on April 7, 2019[129], Taylorsville, Utah 5 October 201931 October 2020 by Gerrit W. GongAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on October 5, 2019[128], Salta, Argentina 1 April 20184 November 2020 by Benjamin De HoyosAnnounced by Russell M. Nelson on April 1, 2018[125]. The following temples are currently undergoing renovations: Tokyo Japan … Boise, Idaho, United States March 31, 1982May 25, 1984 by Gordon B. HinckleyNovember 18, 2012 by Thomas S. Monson35,868 sq ft (3,332 m2) and 112 ft (34 m) high on a 4.83 acre (2 ha) siteModern adaptation of six-spire design - designed by Church A&E ServicesThe rededication in 1987 was for an addition only. Software Company Location:Announced:Dedicated: Size:Style: Los Angeles, California, United States March 6, 1937March 11, 1956 by David O. McKay190,614 sq ft (17,709 m2) and 257 ft (78 m) high on a 13 acre (5.3 ha) siteModern, single-tower design - designed by Edward O. Anderson, Hamilton, New Zealand 17 February 195520 April 1958 by David O. McKay44,212 sq ft (4,107 m2) and 157 ft (48 m) high on a 86 acre (35 ha) siteModern contemporary, single spire - designed by Edward O. Anderson, Newchapel, Surrey, England, United Kingdom 17 February 19557 September 1958 by David O. McKay18 October 1992 by Gordon B. Hinckley42,775 sq ft (3,974 m2) and 190 ft (58 m) high on a 32 acre (12.9 ha) siteModern contemporary, single spire - designed by Edward O. Anderson, Oakland, California, US May 26, 1962November 17, 1964 by David O. McKay16 June 2019 by Dallin H. Oaks95,000 sq ft (8,800 m2) and 170 ft (52 m) high on a 18.3 acre (7.4 ha) siteModern, five-spire design with Oriental motif - designed by Harold W. Burton, Ogden, Utah, United States August 24, 1967January 18, 1972 by Joseph Fielding SmithSeptember 21, 2014 by Thomas S. Monson115,000 sq ft (10,700 m2) and 180 ft (55 m) high on a 18.3 acre (7.4 ha) siteModern, single-tower design - designed by Emil B. FetzerThe temple was closed for 3 1/2 years to undergo renovations that significantly modified the look of the building. The Kirtland Temple is a National Historic Landmark in Kirtland, Ohio, United States, on the eastern edge of the Cleveland metropolitan area. Langley, British Columbia, Canada 25 May 20062 May 2010 by Thomas S. Monson19,053 sq ft (1,770 m2) on a 11.77 acre (4.8 ha) siteOpen house was held in April and the dedication 2 May 2010. The … A prior rededication by Spencer W. Kimball took place on June 13, 1978. In the 1980s, Spencer W. Kimball directed the church to build smaller temples with similar designs[3] allowing temples to be built where there were fewer members. Latter-day Saints make up barely 0.001% of India’s population, but that minuscule minority of members has reason to rejoice this week. [27] The temple was again closed in early 2014 for renovations. Save. [93][94], Le Chesnay, France 15 July 201121 May 2017 by Henry B. Eyring44,175 sq ft (4,104 m2)Thomas S. Monson confirmed on 15 July 2011 that the church "hope[d] to build [a] temple in France" near Paris,[95] and on 1 October 2011 announced that the plans were "moving forward. [69], Córdoba, Argentina 4 October 200817 May 2015 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf34,369 sq ft (3,193 m2)Announced at the 178th Semiannual General Conference. In 1832, shortly after the formation of the church, Joseph Smith said that the Lord desired the saints build a temple;[2] and they completed the Kirtland Temple in 1836. Panama City, Panama 23 August 200210 August 2008 by Thomas S. Monson18,943 sq ft (1,760 m2) and 111 ft (34 m) high on a 6.96 acre (2.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single spire design - designed by Mallol & Mallol and Naylor W. LundTemple dedicated on 10 August 2008 following an open house from 11 July to 26 July 2008. According to a Deseret News article about the Manhattan Temple. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6 April 2013TBD[113]TBDAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on 6 April 2013[103], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada April 2, 2011TBD[114]TBDAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 2, 2011[115]. In spite of dire poverty and in the face of unrelenting persecution, the work was carried to completion, and in March 1836 the first temple of modern times was dedicated at Kirtland, Ohio (see Doctrine and Covenants 109). It was determined the temple would not require a large assembly room, as other temples had, thereby simplifying its architectural scheme. New temple locations are most often announced at the Church's semiannual General Conference meetings. [56][57] Ground was broken on the seventh temple in Brazil by David A. Bednar on November 15, 2011. It was rebuilt according to Young's original design with a 175 ft (53 m) tower. [62] The temple was formally dedicated on March 2, 2014. [78], Tijuana, Mexico 2 October 201013 December 2015 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf33,367 sq ft (3,100 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson on October 2, 2010, during General Conference. During the Open House, the church conducts tours of the temple with missionaries and members from the local area serving as tour guides, and all rooms of the temple are open to the public. [51] Ground was broken May 8, 2010 by Ronald A. Rasband during an invitation-only ceremony. Alberta Stake President Edward J. 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"[96] In 2014, a news story from the church noted that work had commenced on the temple, though no formal groundbreaking had taken place. There are 168 dedicated temples (160 currently operating; and 8 previously dedicated, but closed for renovation), 35 under construction, and 28 announced (not yet under construction), for a total of 231. [79] A public open house was held from Friday, 13 November 2015, through Saturday, 28 November 2015, excluding Sundays. [76]A public open house was held from Friday, July 17, 2015, through Saturday, August 8, 2015, excluding Sundays. Saved by Shutterfly. [22], Near Matangiake, commonly known as Liahona 2 April 19809 August 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley4 November 2007 by Russell M. Nelson14,572 sq ft (1,354 m2) on a 5 acre (2 ha) siteThe Tongan temple was rededicated 4 November 2007 following remodeling that began in June 2006. By the late night hours of November 30 Mendoza time, that groundbreaking had not yet occurred. Of the 25 countries in the Africa Southeast Area, as of 1 January 2015, there were 39 Stakes. Lubbock Texas Temple Lubbock, Texas, United States 21 April 2002. The Nauvoo Illinois Temple followed and was dedicated in 1846. The new temple in Dubai will be in addition to the LDS church in Abu Dhabi. The key to a successful life in the Gospel is continual learning. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this week it will start a significant makeover on the plaza on Temple Square. Within temples, members of the church make covenants, receive instructions, and perform sacred ordinances, such as: baptism for the dead, washing and anointing (or "initiatory" ordinances), the "endowment," and eternal marriage sealings. [66] The temple was formally dedicated on May 4, 2014. Since the first Mormon temple was dedicated in 1836, 124 temples have been built, though the first two, the Kirtland Temple and the Nauvoo Temple were lost as the Mormons fled persecution. Location:Announced:Dedicated:Rededicated: Size:Style: Logan, Utah, United States 1863May 17, 1884 by John TaylorMarch 13, 1979 by Spencer W. Kimball119,619 sq ft (11,113 m2) and 170 ft (52 m) high on a 9 acre (3.6 ha) siteCastellated Gothic - designed by Truman O. Angell, Manti, Utah, United States June 25, 1875May 21, 1888 by Lorenzo SnowJune 14, 1985 by Gordon B. Hinckley100,373 sq ft (9,325 m2) and 179 ft (55 m) high on a 27 acre (10.9 ha) siteCastellated Gothic - designed by William H. FolsomWilford Woodruff performed a private dedication on May 17, 1888.[10]. The dedicatory services were marked by divine manifestations comparable to those attending the offering of the first temple … However, this temple was removed from the list on the Church's official temple website soon after the dedication of the Manhattan New York Temple. Excavation work continues on the north side of the Salt Lake Temple prior to construction of new temple facilities in November 2020. A young stake president and experienced cardiac surgeon, he met with other world-class doctors and shared information. While both the church and the temple serve as place of worship for the LDS followers, a temple takes precedence over the church with its overall purpose. [48], Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 17 December 200611 December 2011 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf21,085 sq ft (1,959 m2) on a 6.47 acre (2.6 ha) siteAnnounced by Gordon B. Hinckley at the groundbreaking of the Oquirrh Mountain Temple,[49] and dedicated by Dieter F. [107], Pétionville, Haiti 5 April 20151 September 2019 by David A. Bednar10,042 sq ft (933 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 5 April 2015[109], Loures, Portugal 2 October 201015 September 2019 by Neil L. Andersen23,730 sq ft (2,205 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson in General Conference, 2 October 2010. [14][15] Following an open house from August 1 to September 6, 2014, the temple was rededicated on September 21, 2014. All were dedicated at a time when membership in the region alone might not have justified the effort. It closed in November 2019 for renovations and is … [41][60][61] Ordinances are a vital part of the theology of the church, which teaches that they were practiced by the Lord's covenant people in all dispensations. Printing Service. Watch the Devotional for Young Adults with Elder and Sister Gong. [5] Between the brief building period from 1998 to 2001, 38 of these standardized temples were constructed and dedicated, meeting Hinckley's goal by having 102 dedicated temples before 2000 closed. New Podcast Explores Context, Events of the Restoration of the Priesthood. Thus, we hope you will use this site in your personal and family studies, as well as in your preparations for teaching the Gospel in whatever setting. [138] A temple has never been built at this location because the temple's site, as designated by Joseph Smith, is occupied by a Latter Day Saint movement denomination known as the Church of Christ (Temple Lot). Mexico just became the first country in Latin America to have a YSA ward Lindsey Williams - Mexico is home to nearly 1.4 million members of the Church and there are 13 temples in the country. The exterior is almost an exact reconstruction of the original temple. Primary difference is weather-vane has been replaced with a statue of Moroni. Owned and operated by the Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the house of worship was the first temple to be built by adherents of the Latter Day Saint movement. [86], Fort Collins, Colorado, United States April 2, 2011October 16, 2016 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf42,000 sq ft (3,900 m2) and 112 ft (34 m) high on a 11.54 acre (4.7 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 2, 2011[88][89], Afton, Wyoming, United States October 1, 2011October 30, 2016 by David A. Bednar17,000 sq ft (1,600 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson on October 1, 2011[90][91], Farmington, Connecticut, United States October 2, 2010November 20, 2016 by Henry B. Eyring25,000 sq ft (2,300 m2) and 30 ft (9 m) high on a 11 acre (4.5 ha) siteOn October 2, 2010, Thomas S. Monson announced that the Hartford, Connecticut temple would be built. Public Figure. Madrid, Spain 4 April 199319 March 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley45,800 sq ft (4,250 m2) on a 3.5 acre (1.4 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Arquitechior Langdon, SA. LDS Families . 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Hinckley59,246 sq ft (5,504 m2) on a 1.85 acre (0.7 ha) siteSpanish influenced modern, single-spire design - designed by Emil B. Fetzer, Tokyo, Japan 9 August 197527 October 1980 by Spencer W. Kimball52,590 sq ft (4,886 m2) and 178 ft (54 m) high on a 0.46 acre (0.2 ha) siteModern, one spire - designed by Emil B. Fetzer, Bellevue, Washington, United States November 15, 1975November 17, 1980 by Spencer W. Kimball110,000 sq ft (10,000 m2) and 179 ft (55 m) high on a 23.5 acre (9.5 ha) site, South Jordan, Utah, United States February 3, 1978November 16, 1981 by Marion G. RomneyMay 20, 2018 by Henry B. Eyring148,236 sq ft (13,772 m2) and 219 ft (67 m) high on a 15 acre (6.1 ha) site, Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States April 2, 1980June 1, 1983 by Gordon B. HinckleyMay 1, 2011 by Thomas S. 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