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. The cornerstones remain, covered in glass, as part of a memorial park at the site. [59], Gilbert, Arizona, United States April 26, 2008March 2, 2014 by Henry B. Eyring & Thomas S. Monson83,000 sq ft (7,700 m2) and 195 ft (59 m) high on a 21 acre (8.5 ha) siteNeoclassical center spireAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 26, 2008, to be built on the southeast corner of Pecos and Greenfield Roads. However, the Nauvoo Temple served important functions in its short time as hundreds of Saints received their endowments before heading west. [45][46] 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. Upon completion, temples are usually open to the public for a short period of time. A 20,000-square-foot meetinghouse will be built adjacent to the temple. Persecution drove the Saints West and the Nauvoo Temple would eventually be burned to the ground by anti-Mormon mobs in 1848. As of April 6, 2014 there are currently 143 operating temples throughout the world, 14 are under construction, and 13 have been announced for construction. المركز العربى للطباعة بدمياط. Watch the Devotional for Young Adults with Elder and Sister Gong. [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. A public open house was held from October 10 to November 1, 2014. Worldwide Devotional. The Bogotá Colombia, Mexico City Mexico and Montreal Quebec Temples will pause their operations. Related Pages. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced in a news release that a groundbreaking ceremony for Zimbabwe's first temple was held on Saturday. Gonzalez. [84], Sapporo, Japan 3 October 200921 August 2016 by Russell M. Nelson48,480 sq ft (4,504 m2) on a 9.8 acre (4 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson in General Conference on 3 October 2009. Johannesburg, South Africa is the closest LDS temple to Lusaka. Los Angeles California Temple Los Angeles, California, United States 11 March 1956. [6], On October 7, 2018, Russell M. Nelson announced the intent to construct 12 more temples, putting the church's total number of temples operating, under construction, or announced above 200.[7]. The temple is then dedicated as a "House of the Lord," after which only members twelve years of age and older[1] who hold a current and valid temple recommend are permitted entrance; temples are not churches but are places of worship. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 4 October 200828 October 2012 by Thomas S. Monson29,050 sq ft (2,699 m2) and 115 ft (35 m) highAnnounced at the 178th Semiannual General Conference. In April 2009, the church announced that the Atlanta Temple would close on July 1 for 15 to 18 months for renovations[19] The temple was rededicated by Thomas S. Monson on May 1, 2011[20], Apia, Samoa October 15, 1977Original temple dedicated August 5, 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley, rebuilt temple dedicated September 4, 2005 by Gordon B. HinckleySeptember 4, 2005 by Gordon B. Hinckley18,691 sq ft (1,736 m2) and 75 ft (23 m) high on a 2 acre (0.8 ha) siteThe original Samoa temple was dedicated in 1983 and destroyed by fire while the temple was closed for renovations in 2003. Primary difference is weather-vane has been replaced with a statue of Moroni. Location:Announced:Dedicated:Rededicated: Size: Kensington, Maryland, United States November 15, 1968November 19, 1974 by Spencer W. KimballTBD[18]160,000 sq ft (15,000 m2) and 288 ft (88 m) high on a 52 acre (21 ha) site, São Paulo, Brazil 1 March 197530 October 1978 by Spencer W. Kimball22 February 2004 by Gordon B. 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. Monson37,000 sq ft (3,400 m2) and 92 ft (28 m) high on a 13.33 acre (5.4 ha) siteThe rededication in 1997 was for the addition of a new baptistry, two new sealing rooms, and remodeling. [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. History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka Documented History of the Church "DHC") 1:357-362 or James R. Clark, Messages of the First Presidency, Vol.1, p.6-10 where full architectural descriptions are given. The most recent temple dedicated was the Durban South Africa Temple… 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. Forgot account? Find the location and status of every dedicated, under construction, and announced temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across … Along with the Boston Massachusetts Temple, it was to be built instead of the Hartford Connecticut Temple announced in October 1992. Latter-day Saints make up barely 0.001% of India’s population, but that minuscule minority of members has reason to rejoice this week. or. [52] An open house was held from April 7 to 28, 2012, with the dedication held on May 6, 2012. Check out our first temple selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our signs shops. Thus, temples were built in Europe (namely, Switzerland dedicated in 1955 and England dedicated in 1958); the Pacific Islands (namely, New Zealand dedicated in 1958); and Washington, D.C. (dedicated in 1974, the first American temple East of Utah since Nauvoo in 1846). The Kirtland Temple was the first temple of the Latter Day Saint movement and the only temple completed in Smith's lifetime. The key to a successful life in the Gospel is continual learning. Scott Hagan. [68] The temple was formally dedicated on November 16, 2014 by Thomas S. During Hinckley's service as president, the number of temples more than doubled from 47 to 124. Laid out by Brigham Young (although no cornerstones were laid). The First Three Years of the Prophet’s Ministry. Temples are considered by church members to be the most sacred structures on earth. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States October 14, 1998July 16, 2000 by Gordon B. HinckleyNovember 17, 2019 by Quentin L. Cook10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 6.3 acre (2.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Paul Tessier & Associates and Church A&E Services. [71][72], Payson, Utah, United States January 25, 2010June 7, 2015 by Henry B. Eyring96,630 sq ft (8,977 m2) on a 10.63 acre (4.3 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on January 25, 2010. Create New Account. See: After being closed again for renovation in 2014, a rededication took place on Sunday, 13 September 2015. [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. Its unique design was replicated on a larger scale with the Nauvoo Temple and in subsequent temples built by the LDS Church. Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are buildings dedicated to be a House of the Lord, and they are considered by church members to be the most sacred structures on earth. The Johannesburg South Africa Temple, the first to be constructed on the continent, was dedicated in 1985. [62] The temple was formally dedicated on March 2, 2014. First visit. A Labor of Love by Justin Vorwaller. A public open house was held from January 18 to February 15, 2014. Location:Announced:Dedicated: Size: Notes: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States October 2, 2004August 24, 2008 by Thomas S. Monson29,679 sq ft (2,757 m2) and 159 ft (48 m) high on a 9.1 acre (3.7 ha) siteFourth temple dedicated in Idaho and, during 2008, the second temple dedicated in Idaho that year. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced changes to the sacred temple endowment ceremony today, acknowledging “a concern for all and a desire to enhance the temple learning experience.”. This is where the keys to restore temple ordainances were received as well as many other important revelatioins pertaining to the Plan of Salvation. [66] The temple was formally dedicated on May 4, 2014. A prior rededication by Spencer W. Kimball took place on June 13, 1978. [67], Phoenix, Arizona, United States May 24, 2008November 16, 2014 by Thomas S. Monson58,000 sq ft (5,400 m2) on a 9 acre (3.6 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on May 24, 2008. LDS Men. Tegucigalpa, Honduras 9 June 200617 March 2013 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf21,572 sq ft (2,004 m2)Ground was broken in a small ceremony on 12 September 2009 after a new site was selected. Software Company The design mixes the Federal, Greek Revival, and … The first temple to be announced in the 20th century would be different from any previously built. Jun 28, 2015 - Temple...first temple I ever went in to do baptisms for the dead.. . It has been 52 years since President Nelson first visited India in 1966 to participate in the Fifth World Congress of Cardiology in New Dehli. Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil 23 May 200710 June 2012 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf[55]32,032 sq ft (2,976 m2) on a 7.7 acre (3.1 ha) siteThe temple will serve approximately 44,000 members. 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. Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple … Saved from ldstemplephotographs.shutterfly.com. Temples are now found in every continent in the world. Additionally, members consider the temple a place to commune with God, seek His aid, understand His will, and receive personal revelation. It is the only temple ever to have been located behind the Iron Curtain. 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]. See more of LDS Young Men on Facebook. Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico 21 December 199528 April 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley16,498 sq ft (1,533 m2) on a 7.78 acre (3.1 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Alvaro Inigo, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil 3 April 199717 May 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley49,100 sq ft (4,560 m2) on a 6.18 acre (2.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by JCL Arquitetos Ltd., and Church A&E Services, Asunción, Paraguay 2 April 200019 May 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley3 November 2019 by D. Todd Christofferson10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 7 acre (2.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Eduardo Signorelli. The construction and renovation of Latter-day Saint temples is determined by the Church's First Presidency. [139] Reportedly, efforts were still underway in 2004, though delayed by lawsuits and objections by local officials. Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hinckley announced the use of smaller standardized temples in 1997 (, Images of the different designs may be found. Now, it also has a young single adult (YSA) ward. In 1998, when there were 51 temples, Hinckley set a goal to have 100 temples in place before the end of 2000. Location:Announced:Dedicated: Size:Style: Notes: Kirtland, Ohio, United States December 27, 1832March 27, 1836 by Joseph Smith15,000 sq ft (1,400 m2)Federal Georgian and New England ColonialOwned and operated by Community of Christ, Nauvoo, Illinois, US August 1840May 1, 1846 by Orson Hyde54,000 sq ft (5,000 m2)Greek revival - designed by William WeeksSome sources claim a private dedication on April 30, 1846 by Brigham Young. [12] The remodel completed in 1978 expanded the temple from 10,500 square feet (980 m2) to over 47,000 square feet (4,400 m2). [27] The temple was again closed in early 2014 for renovations. The plat for the City of Zion (Independence, Missouri) originally called for 24 temples at the center of the city. New Podcast Explores Context, Events of the Restoration of the Priesthood. 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