Announced: April 26, 2008.
Location: 5291 W. Highway 70 in Central, Ariz., located between Pima and Thatcher.
Site: Approximately 17 acres, including the adjacent Church meetinghouse.
Exterior finish: Architectural pre-cast concrete.
Architect: Architectural Nexus.
Project manager: Kerry B. Nielsen.
Contractor: Jacobsen Construction.
Rooms: Celestial room, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms, baptistry.
Total floor area: 18,561 square feet.
Dimensions: 27 feet by 104 feet.
District: Seven stakes in southeast Arizona and southwest New Mexico.
Groundbreaking, site dedication: Feb. 14, 2009, by Elder Neil L. Andersen, then of the Presidency of the Seventy
Dedication: May 23, 2010, by President Thomas S. Monson, three sessions.
Dedicatory prayer excerpt: "Because of these revelations, there will be carried forward in this house a great work of redemption in behalf of those who have passed from this life, many of whom have waited long for these saving ordinances. May this be a day of rejoicing on both sides of the veil."
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