The temple is then dedicated … [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). Temples are considered by church members to be the most sacred structures on earth. Along with the Boston Massachusetts Temple, it was to be built instead of the Hartford Connecticut Temple announced in October 1992. Adam-ondi-Ahman, Daviess County, Missouri, United States of America April 26, 1838Site dedicated. In the mid 20th century, because of the importance of temples in the theology, the church tried to balance density with the travel requirements attending the temple imposed upon members. A young stake president and experienced cardiac surgeon, he met with other world-class doctors and shared information. The First Three Years of the Prophet’s Ministry. Design was to be similar to Kirtland Temple. Not Now. 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. The Nauvoo Illinois Temple followed and was dedicated in 1846. Rebuilt temple was dedicated September 4, 2005 (see 22)[9]. Temples are now found in every continent in the world. Central, Arizona, United States April 26, 2008May 23, 2010 by Thomas S. Monson18,561 sq ft (1,724 m2) and 100 ft (30 m) high on a 17 acre (6.9 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Gregory B. LambrightAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 26, 2008. However, the interior has 4 progressive ordinance rooms with murals like those in the early Utah temples leading to the celestial room and 6 sealing rooms. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following message on Monday, July 20, 2020, about changes to the temple endowment ceremony: The sacred teachings, promises, and ceremonies of the temple are of ancient origin, and point God’s children to Him as they make further covenants and learn more about His plan, including the role of the Savior … 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. Cite error: The named reference "dn2008–04" was defined multiple times with different content (see the, Cite error: The named reference "2009-10-03 Welcome" was defined multiple times with different content (see the, Cite error: The named reference "2009-10-04 Taylor" was defined multiple times with different content (see the. Forgot account? [70] A public open house was held from 17 April-2 May 2015, excluding Sundays, and the temple was dedicated in three sessions on 17 May 2015. [105], Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 October 201114 April 2019 by Dale G. Renlund12,000 sq ft (1,100 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 1 October 2011[106], Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil 3 October 20092 June 2019 by Ulisses Soares[108]36,000 sq ft (3,300 m2)Announced by Thomas S. Monson in General Conference, 3 October 2009. Log In. Never built because of 1838 Mormon War. Lubbock Texas Temple Lubbock, Texas, United States 21 April 2002. Bogotá, Colombia 7 April 198424 April 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley53,500 sq ft (4,970 m2) and 124 ft (38 m) high on a 3.71 acre (1.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Cerrano y Gomez Cuellar, Guayaquil, Ecuador 31 March 19821 August 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley45,000 sq ft (4,200 m2) on a 6.25 acre (2.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Rafael Velez Calisto, Architects & Consultants and Church A&E Services, Veradale, Washington, United States August 13, 1998August 21, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 2 acre (0.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design, Columbus, Ohio, United States April 25, 1998September 4, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 2.2 acre (0.9 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Firestone J. Mullin, Bismarck, North Dakota, United States July 29, 1998September 19, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1.6 acre (0.6 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Ritterbush-Ellig-Hulsing and Church A&E Services, Hopkins, South Carolina, United States September 11, 1998October 16, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 3.6 acre (1.5 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Mike Watson, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States August 10, 1998October 23, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 3.1 acre (1.3 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Joan Coakley, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada May 7, 1998November 14, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 2 acre (0.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single spire[33] - designed by L.A. Beaubien and Associates, and Church A&E Services, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada August 3, 1998November 14, 1999 by Boyd K. Packer10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1 acre (0.4 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Roger B. Mitchell and Church A&E Services, Billings, Montana, United States August 30, 1996November 20, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley33,800 sq ft (3,140 m2) on a 10 acre (4 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by CTA Architects Engineers, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada August 11, 1998December 11, 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1 acre (0.4 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Robert Bennett and Church A&E Services, Apex, North Carolina, United States September 3, 1998December 18, 1999 by Gordon B. HinckleyOctober 13, 2019 by M. Russell Ballard10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 12 acre (4.9 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Dan Dills, Oakdale, Minnesota, United States July 29, 1998January 9, 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 7.5 acre (3 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Ed Kodet, Jr. and Church A&E Services, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States May 7, 1998January 23, 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 7.02 acre (2.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Church A & E Services, Bob Lowder, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 7 May 199826 February 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1.63 acre (0.7 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Alvaro Inigo and Church A&E Services, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico 20 July 199827 February 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,769 sq ft (1,000 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1.54 acre (0.6 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Alvaro Inigo and Church A&E Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States April 4, 1997March 5, 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley34,245 sq ft (3,181 m2) on a 8.5 acre (3.4 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Fanning Bard & Tatum, Oaxaca City, Mexico 3 February 199911 March 2000 by James E. Faust10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1.87 acre (0.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Alvaro Inigo and Church A&E Services, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico 25 February 199912 March 2000 by James E. Faust10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1.56 acre (0.6 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Alvaro Inigo and Church A&E Services, Crestwood, Kentucky, United States March 17, 1999March 19, 2000 by Thomas S. Monson10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 3 acre (1.2 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Firestone Jaros Mullin--Mike Karpinski Architect, Palmyra and Manchester, New York, United States February 21, 1999April 6, 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 5 acre (2 ha) siteClassic modern, single spire - designed by Dave A. RichardsChurch A&E Services, Fresno, California, United States January 8, 1999April 9, 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 2.2 acre (0.9 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Paul Stommel AIA, Central Point, Oregon, United States March 15, 1999April 16, 2000 by James E. Faust10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 2 acre (0.8 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Dan Park, Church A&E Services, Joseph E. Marty, Architect, Bartlett, Tennessee, United States September 17, 1998April 23, 2000 by James E. FaustMay 5, 2019 by Jeffrey R. Holland10,890 sq ft (1,012 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 6.35 acre (2.6 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Dusty DriverChurch A&E Services. Laid out by Brigham Young (although no cornerstones were laid). Public Figure. In 2021’s first temples-reopening announcement, seven South American temples will return to performing all living ordinances, while four in England and South Africa will be paused. Permanent numbering may change depending upon the date of dedication. After negotiations failed to resolve the issue, the church announced on Wednesday, 28 January 2009, that out of respect for the city officials and citizens, the church would relocate the temple. During Hinckley's service as president, the number of temples more than doubled from 47 to 124. 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. Latter-day Saints #LightTheWorld During the Pandemic. [56][57] Ground was broken on the seventh temple in Brazil by David A. Bednar on November 15, 2011. 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. Since the Mormons settled in Utah, they have continued building temples wherever there are sufficient members, and those in outlying areas are encouraged to attend the Mormon temple at least once in … Laie, Hawaii, United States October 1, 1915November 27, 1919 by Heber J. GrantNovember 20, 2010[13] by Thomas S. Monson42,100 sq ft (3,910 m2) on a 11.4 acre (4.6 ha) siteSolomon's Temple, no spire - designed by Hyrum Pope and Harold BurtonThomas S. Monson rededicated the Laie Hawaii Temple on November 20, 2010[11] following nearly 2 years of renovations that began December 29, 2008. Location:Announced:Groundbreaking: Size: Notes: Urdaneta City, Philippines 2 October 201016 January 2019 by Jeffrey R. HollandTBDAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on 2 October 2010. [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. [43], Kyiv, Ukraine 20 July 199829 August 2010 by Thomas S. Monson[44]10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 137.8 ft (42 m) high on a 12.35 acre (5 ha) site, San Salvador, El Salvador 7 November 200721 August 2011 by Henry B. Eyring20,990 sq ft (1,950 m2) on a 6.5 acre (2.6 ha) siteAnnounced in a letter dated 7 November 2007 from the First Presidency to priesthood leaders. Reno, Nevada, United States April 12, 1999April 23, 2000 by Thomas S. Monson10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 7.9 acre (3.2 ha) siteClassic modern, single-spire design - designed by Church A&E ServicesSecond temple built in Nevada, following Las Vegas Temple. The exterior is almost an exact reconstruction of the original temple. Save. [85], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States October 4, 2008September 18, 2016 by Henry B. Eyring[87]61,466 sq ft (5,710 m2) on a 1.6 acre (0.6 ha) siteAnnounced at the 178th Semiannual General Conference. [76]A public open house was held from Friday, July 17, 2015, through Saturday, August 8, 2015, excluding Sundays. It closed in November 2019 for renovations and is … 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. Local Youth Conferences, Camps Encouraged in 2021 . Apia, Samoa July 2, 1980August 5, 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley14,560 sq ft (1,353 m2) and 78 ft (24 m) high on a 2 acre (0.8 ha) siteClassic Modern, single spire - designed by Emil B. FetzerDestroyed by fire during renovations on July 9, 2003. 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. Quick Links. He returned to the country to teach and cooperate on patients. [97], Catalina Foothills, Arizona, United States October 6, 2012August 13, 2017 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf[101]38,216 sq ft (3,550 m2) on a 7.4 acre (3 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on October 6, 2012[98][99][100], Unincorporated Ada County, Idaho, United States April 2, 2011November 19, 2017 by Dieter F. Uchtdorf65,960 sq ft (6,128 m2) on a 12.21 acre (4.9 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 2, 2011[102], Cedar City, Utah, United States April 6, 2013December 10, 2017 by Henry B. Eyring39,802 sq ft (3,698 m2) and 260.5 ft (79 m) high on a 8.51 acre (3.4 ha) siteAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson on April 6, 2013[103], Concepción, Chile 3 October 200928 October 2018 by Russell M. Nelson23,000 sq ft (2,100 m2) and 124 ft (38 m) highAnnounced by Thomas S. Monson in General Conference, 3 October 2009. [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. November 2012 replicated on first lds temple historic first temple to be the most sacred structures on.. Brazil by David A. Bednar on November 16, 1838Site dedicated broken to commence construction on 18 August 2012 65... 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