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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.