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Read the rededicatory prayer offered by Elder Holland for the Memphis temple Following is the prayer offered by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to rededicate the Memphis Tennessee Temple on Sunday, May 5, 2019.
The Memphis Tennessee Temple under rainy skies on May 4, 2019.
Church releases construction plans for Saratoga Springs Utah Temple The Church has released preliminary construction plans for the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple.
The Church has announced preliminary plans for the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple.
Oakland California Temple open house guests see community, diversity reflected in the renovated temple The Oakland California Temple has been a beacon of light to the community in the area for decades. Now, the public is invited to tour the iconic building since its original construction and dedication 55 years ago.
The newly renovated Oakland California Temple, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, May 6, 2019.
See 17 new photos inside the renovated Oakland California Temple Elder Cook and Elder Stevensen are giving tours of the newly renovated Oakland California Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
The celestial room in the Oakland California Temple.
Elder Holland rededicates 'stunningly beautiful' Memphis temple Latter-day Saints marked May 5, a sunny Sunday in Memphis, Tennessee, as a day of celebration as Elder Jeffrey R. Holland rededicated the recently-renovated and long-awaited Memphis Tennessee Temple.
The Memphis Tennessee Temple under rainy skies on May 4, 2019.
Surprising stories, fun facts and other things you might not know about the Salt Lake Temple The Salt Lake Temple took more than 40 years to complete. Here are some lesser-known stories about the historic landmark prior to its upcoming renovation.
The Salt Lake Temple nearing completion with a large crowd assembled for the capstone-laying ceremony. The temple was dedicated in April 1893.
See these new interior photos of the Fortaleza Brazil Temple before the open house begins The Fortaleza Brazil Temple open house runs from Saturday, April 27 through May 18, excluding Sundays.
The celestial room in the Fortaleza Brazil Temple.
12 beautiful photos inside the newly renovated Oklahoma City temple The Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple is about to open its doors to the public for a week — from Wednesday, April 24 through May 1, excluding Sunday. President Henry B. Eyring will rededicate the renovated temple on Sunday, May 19.
The celestial room in the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple.
'This will be an incredible opportunity': Iconic Salt Lake Temple to hold public open house in 2024 In four years when renovations are complete, the Salt Lake Temple will open its doors during a public open house to people of all faiths or no faith.
Current view of Temple Square.
Take a look at the project renderings for the Salt Lake Temple renovation The Church released details and project renderings for the planned Salt Lake Temple renovation in a Newsroom release on April 19. President Russell M. Nelson announced that the Salt Lake Temple would close on Dec. 29, 2019.
Rendering of the Salt Lake Temple’s south side at street level.
Boyd Matheson: Looking to sacred places and spaces Boyd Matheson: The difference between an old building and a building that is historic is what happened on the inside. Winston Churchill famously said, "We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us."
Flowers adorn the grounds of the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 19, 2019. Leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced renovation plans for the Salt Lake Temple and changes to the temple grounds and Temple Square.
FAQ: What to expect from the upcoming Salt Lake Temple renovation Here are some questions and answers that will hopefully help those following the renovation of the Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square to better understand how the project will unfold in the coming years.
Rendering view inside the north gate of Temple Square showing the top of the skylight over the recommend desk entry.
President Nelson details plans for Salt Lake Temple during its 4-year closure for renovation President Russell M. Nelson announced on April 19 that the Salt Lake Temple will close for approximately four years.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaks during a press conference in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 19, 2019 about renovations to the Salt Lake Temple and grounds.
Dedicatory prayer highlights symbolism on DR Congo temple, blesses those who are suffering Following is the prayer offered by Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to dedicate the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple on Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Elder Dale G. Renlund, left, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles conducts the cornerstone ceremony of the Kinshasa DR Congo Temple, assisted by Elder Larry Y. Wilson, a General Authority Seventy and executive director of the Temple Department, on Sunday, April 14, 2019. The cornerstone ceremony symbolizes the completion of the temple and its readiness to be dedicated for sacred use.
Paris France Temple dedication is 'very tender thing' for President Eyring, other Church leaders “I think I feel the blessing of a temple — perhaps a little more — in France, because of the feeling of faithful saints over the years,” said President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency.
The Paris France Temple will be dedicated May 21 by President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency.
What Church leaders and members are saying about the new temple in DR Congo Local leaders from Kinshasa comment on what the new temple in the Democratic Republic of the Congo means to members there.
Elder Kevin S. Hamilton of the Seventy, with his wife, Sister Claudia Hamilton, participate in the cornerstone ceremony of the Kinshasa DR Congo Temple, along with the members of the Africa Southeast Area Presidency — Elder Joseph W. Sitati, Elder S. Mark Palmer, Elder Joni L. Koch — and their wives.
Temple dedication 'a dream' for Latter-day Saints in DR Congo — here are highlights from the event Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicated the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple in three sessions on Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Latter-day Saints gather outside the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple on its dedication day, Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Elder Renlund invites youth in DR Congo to dedicate their 'whole life' to the Savior Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles underscored the importance of the temple during a Saturday afternoon youth devotional held in anticipation of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple dedication.
With the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple in the background, youth pose for a photo prior to an afternoon devotional with Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
See the inside of the Memphis Tennessee Temple before the open house begins this week The open house for the Memphis Tennessee Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day open begins this week. See the
The celestial room in the Memphis Tennessee Temple.