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HOLINESS TO THE LORD
THE HOUSE OF THE LORD

"It is in temples—whether they be the portable tabernacle of testimony used by Moses, or the magnificent wonder of the world built by Solomon, or the temples of the latter days—that the saints receive the mysteries of godliness."
—Bruce R. McConkie

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Richmond Virginia Temple Basement Walls

Concrete has been poured for the walls of a small basement area on the rear side of the Richmond Virginia Temple where the baptismal font will stand. Having a partial basement allows for the top of the font to be level with the main floor and provides access for font maintenance. The baptistry will be located on the main floor, just beneath the second-floor Celestial Room.

More Temples to Enter Phase 2 on August 17

Seventeen more temples will enter Phase 2 on Monday, August 17, including several—but not all—temples in Utah. These temples are expected to be very busy, so ordinance work will be scheduled on a priority basis by appointment only. Numerous precautions will be followed including a mask requirement, a limited number of patrons, social distancing, temperature checks, and strict sanitization practices. A total of 29 temples will have entered Phase 2, which allows for all living ordinances. Three more temples will enter Phase 1 on August 17, bringing the total number of reopened temples to 130.

Temples Through Time Video Presentation

Watch the Temples Through Time video presentation created by Church headquarters to hear the perspectives of scholars, ministers, people of faith, and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share thoughts about temples, old and modern, and how they connect people with heaven.

Brasília Brazil Temple Groundbreaking Announced

The First Presidency has announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for the Brasília Brazil Temple will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2020. The president of the Brazil Area, Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella, will preside at the event. Attendance at the temple site is by invitation only. The 25,000-square-foot temple will be built on a six-acre site near an arm of Paranoá Lake along with an accommodation center and meetinghouse.

TEMPLE STATISTICS



225

Total


168

Dedicated


19

Under Construction


38

Announced


The construction and renovation of Latter-day Saint temples is determined by the Church's First Presidency. New temple locations are most often announced at the Church's semiannual General Conference meetings.
 

World Maps


Find the location and status of every dedicated, under construction, and announced temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the globe.

 

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Richmond Virginia Temple
Foundation walls poured for partial basement
Brasília Brazil Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking ceremony; clearing the temple site