Temples

The Salt Lake Temple is currently being decommissioned. What does that mean? After closing on Dec. 29, 2019, the Salt Lake Temple began the process of being converted from a working temple to a construction site. Here's a look at what that process entails.
2019 was full of temple announcements, dedications, policy changes and more — Here’s a look at all that happened Here is an overview of temple dedications, rededications, groundbreakings, policy changes and other announcements regarding temples in 2019.
Members, citizens of Peru blessed with spiritual sensitivity in Arequipa temple dedicatory prayer Here is the text of the prayer written by President Russell M. Nelson and read by Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to dedicate the Arequipa Peru Temple on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.
Tears, gratitude and devotion define Sunday’s dedication of Church’s newest temple: the Arequipa Peru Temple A son of South America, Elder Ulisses Soares, dedicates Peru's third temple — offering Latter-day Saints in southern Peru an unforgettable holiday gift.
Elder Cook reflects on Hurricane Katrina during rededication and how the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple is a refuge from the storm Elder Quentin L. Cook returned to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the first time in 13 years to rededicate the temple. Here's why it was a meaningful experience for him.
Look inside the first visitors’ center in South America The Sao Paulo Brazil Temple Visitors’ Center — which includes interactive exhibits and a Christus statue — was dedicated on Jan. 21. It is one of 12 visitors’ centers worldwide and the first in South America.