Announcement of the Colorado Springs Colorado TemplePresident Russell M. Nelson
, 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced
the Colorado Springs Colorado Temple on Oct. 1, 2023, during the Sunday afternoon session of October 2023 general conference
. A house of the Lord for this central Colorado city was one of 20 announced
by the Church during this general conference — and the fourth for the Centennial State
The Church’s announcement of a sacred edifice for Colorado Springs caught Sarah Skelton and her family
by surprise. “We jumped for joy over the temple coming here,” she said later.
“Having a temple in Colorado Springs makes us feel so enthusiastic and blessed to have the house of the Lord coming closer to where we live,” Skelton related.
The first congregation of Latter-day Saints in Colorado
was organized in 1897, one year after a mission was established in the area.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouVHuA_7wfs
The Colorado Springs Colorado Temple was announced
by Church President Russell M. Nelson
on Oct. 1, 2023. Details about the temple’s groundbreaking have not yet been released.
Architecture and Design of the Colorado Springs Colorado Temple
The Colorado Springs Colorado Temple will be built in or near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The site location and architectural rendering have not yet been released.