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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS
Bentonville Arkansas Temple Makes Headlines
The Bentonville Arkansas Temple is grabbing the attention of motorists on I-49 and was recently featured in an article in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. President Simon Keogh, president of the Bentonville Arkansas Stake, was interviewed for the piece. He said, "As a sacred place of worship, we want it to be uplifting, edifying, and inspiring for people." He continued, "The building has the ability to inspire, but that is a reflection of what happens inside." Read the full article.
First 2022 Video Update on the Bangkok Thailand Temple
The first video update of the year for the Bangkok Thailand Temple has been published, featuring shots of the construction crew at work and beautiful views of the stunning structure in its urban setting. Cladding of the exterior has been finished except for a few panels that will be installed on the spires. The multipurpose building, located behind the temple, was clad at the same time and houses twice the floor space of the temple.
Damp Proofing the Mendoza Argentina Temple
Concrete forms have been set for the steeple pedestal of the Mendoza Argentina Temple while a vapor barrier is being affixed to the main exterior walls. The parapet has been poured and cured, and heavy framing is in place for the mechanical level. The temple is perched on a hillside in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, commanding a sweeping view of the Mendoza metropolitan area.
Visitors' Center Opens at the Tokyo Japan Temple
On January 5, 2022, the Tokyo Japan Temple visitors' center opened to the public. The first floor exhibit, entitled "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," features huge back-lit photographs that give visitors the sensation of being in a room of the temple. On the second floor, the "Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ" exhibit shows that Jesus Christ is at the center of the work performed in temples. The room is decorated with beautiful paintings and sculptures. Watch a short video showing the assembly of the exhibits.