Facts and figures: Memphis Tennessee Temple

Location: 4199 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett, Tenn. , 38135

Temple presidency:

President W. Boyd Lee; Allen H. Holliday, first counselor; Joseph P. Thomas, second counselor.

Rooms:

Celestial room, baptistry, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms.

Facade:

Imperial Danby white marble.

Size:

10,700 square feet.

Architect:

Paul D. Gillespie

Contractor:

Layton Construction Co.

District:

Some 15,970 members in the five stakes of Memphis Tennessee, Memphis Tennessee North, Tupelo Mississippi, North Little Rock Arkansas, and Little Rock Arkansas stakes.

Schedule: Opened April 24, 2000. Sessions scheduled by appointment; two sessions each evening Tuesdays through Fridays, six sessions on Saturdays.

Pertinent facts:

Announced Sept. 17, 1998; groundbreaking Jan. 16, 1999; open house April 8-15, 2000, excluding Sunday, with 16,000 attending; dedicated in four sessions by President James E. Faust, second counselor in the First Presidency, on Sunday, April 23, 2000, with 5,029 members attending.