Vancouver British Columbia Temple: Timeline

Announced: May 25, 2006.

Location: 20370 82nd Ave., Langley, British Columbia, Canada.

Site: 11.6 acres

Exterior finish: Branco Siena granite from Brazil.

Temple design: Classic modern.

Architects: Abbarch Architecture and GSBS of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Project manager: Alan Rudolf.

Contractor: Dominion Fairmile Construction.

Rooms: Baptistry, celestial room, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms.

Total floor area: 28,165 square feet.

Dimensions: 87 feet x 165 feet.

District: British Columbia and the northern portionof the state of Washington.

Groundbreaking, site dedication: Aug. 4, 2007, by Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Presidency of the Seventy.

Dedication: May 2, 2010, by President Thomas S. Monson; 3 sessions.

Dedicatory prayer excerpt: “Our Father, we seek to be like Thee. We seek to pattern our lives after the life of Thy Son, our Savior and Redeemer, who ‘went about doing good’ and who set for us the perfect example. We desire righteousness for ourselves and for our children and our children’s children.”

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