Temples

Salt Lake Temple renovation update: Finding square-headed nails; tunnel is nearly complete Crews recently found square-headed nails, some as long as 6 inches, as work proceeds on the Salt Lake Temple renovation. Among the recent updates, the tunnel under North Temple is reaching the Conference Center and a truck washing bay has been installed.
Video: President Nelson describes the ‘prayerful foresight’ that led to the decision to build second temple in Ephraim, Utah, area President Russell M. Nelson talks about his appreciation for the Church’s pioneer legacy and his “deep gratitude for the Lord’s responding to our pleadings" in relation to the recent temple announcements.
See the 69 temples — and each’s status — that President Nelson has announced in three years Of the 69 temples announced by President Russell M. Nelson, 22 are under construction, 3 have groundbreaking dates, 6 have sites identified, and 38 are still in initial planning and design stages.
Sarah Jane Weaver: How the temple became a symbol of faith for our family President Nelson has reminded Latter-day Saints that even during times “of our distress when temples are closed,” they can still draw upon the power of their temple covenants and endowment.
Salt Lake Temple renovation update: Tunnel drilling, installing supports and removing the plaza fountains The tunnel excavation under North Temple is about 80% complete, a wall to help support the footings is around three sides of the Salt Lake Temple and two plaza fountains are being removed.
First Presidency announces some temple baptistries to open for small groups — including youth Phase 2-B of temple reopenings, announced Monday by the First Presidency, opens the way for members with limited-use temple recommends to participate in proxy baptisms.
11 facts about the Los Angeles California Temple in honor of its 65th anniversary In the opening dedicatory session, President McKay said, "This is one of the most memorable dedicatory services, if not, in many respects, the most memorable temple dedicatory service ever held in the Church."
First Presidency announces Salt Lake Temple changes — increasing capacity, impacting live sessions; Manti temple next for renovation The First Presidency announced modifications to the Salt Lake Temple renovation affecting live sessions, the cafeteria and the murals. The Manti temple will also be renovated.
What 3 Apostles taught at RootsTech about temple and family history work during the pandemic With a unique global gathering and presentation, the 2021 Temple and Family History Leadership Instruction meeting featured Elder Bednar, Elder Renlund and Elder Stevenson.