The dedication and open house dates for four new temples — Baton Rouge Louisiana, Birmingham Alabama, Merida Yucatan Mexico and Veracruz Mexico temples — have been announced by the First Presidency.
The Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple, announced Oct. 14, 1998, will open its doors to the public July 1-8, except Sunday, July 2. It will be dedicated in four sessions on Sunday, July 16, and begin ordinance work the following day, July 17.
The Birmingham Alabama Temple, announced Sept. 11, 1998, will open to the public Aug. 19-26, except Sunday, Aug. 20. The temple will be dedicated in four sessions on Sunday, Sept. 3, and open for ordinance work on Monday, Sept. 4.
The Merida Yucatan Mexico Temple, announced Sept. 25, 1998, will hold its open house June 24-July 1, except on Sunday, June 25. The temple will be dedicated Saturday, July 8, in four sessions, and open for ordinance work Monday, July 10.
The Veracruz Mexico Temple was announced Apr. 14, 1999, and will open to the public June 26- July 1. The temple will be dedicated in four sessions on Sunday, July 9, and open for ordinance work on Monday, July 10.