Lubbock Texas Temple: Facts and figures

Location: 7014 Frankford Ave., Lubbock, Texas.

Temple Presidency: Jay B. Jensen of Lubbock, president; wife, Alice, matron. First counselor E. Dale Cluff of Lubbock; wife, Elizabeth, assistant matron. Second counselor T. Scott Hendricks Jr. of Amarillo, Texas; wife, Marian, assistant matron.

Rooms: Celestial room, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms, baptistry, chapel, offices and waiting area.

Exterior: Light colored granite topped by a gold-leafed statue of Angel Moroni.

Size: 16,498 square feet on a 2.7-acre site shared with a stake center.

Architect: Tisdel Minckler and Associates of Lubbock, Texas.

Contractor: SpawGlass Construction of Houston, Texas.

District: The Lubbock Texas Temple will serve about 13,500 Church members living in west Texas and eastern New Mexico in five stakes, including Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene and Odessa in Texas, and Roswell in New Mexico.

Pertinent facts: Announced by President Gordon B. Hinckley in general conference on April 2, 2000. Ground was broken Nov. 4, 2000, by Elder Rex D. Pinegar of the Seventy; open house March 23-30, attended by 21,560 people. Dedicated April 21, 2002, by President Gordon B. Hinckley in four sessions.

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