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HOLINESS TO THE LORD
THE HOUSE OF THE LORD

"In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried to my God: and he did hear my voice out of his temple, and my cry did enter into his ears."
—2 Samuel 22:7

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Grounds Renovation at the Bountiful Utah Temple

A renovation project is underway on the grounds of the Bountiful Utah Temple
47th operating temple
Bountiful Utah Temple
, which is currently closed for two weeks of maintenance. The work is taking place on the east side of the temple where beautiful stairs, a cascading water feature, and a circular flowerbed were located.

First New Trees Planted at Mesa Arizona Temple Site

The work of rebuilding the grounds of the Mesa Arizona Temple
7th operating temple; closed for renovation; palm trees being planted; refurbishing exterior walls; replacing sections of roof; adding landscape elements
Mesa Arizona Temple
is in full swing, and today saw the first new trees for the north lawn planted—a row of stately palm trees. Footings are going in for other landscape elements, and electrical wiring is being run for landscape lighting.

Stone Cladding Nearing Completion at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple

The majority of scaffolding has been removed along the rear side of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
68th operating temple; closed for renovation; stone cladding the exterior walls; temporary glass installed
Raleigh North Carolina Temple
as exterior stone installers get closer to completing their work. The remaining areas to be clad are largely concentrated on the front side of the building. Visitors can clearly see the ornate detailing featured in the stone panels over the windows.

Nighttime Flyover at the Arequipa Peru Temple

The Arequipa Peru Temple
Installing window frames; exterior lighting installed; interior work progressing
Arequipa Peru Temple
is a stunning sight at night—a physical manifestation of the spiritual light that emanates from the holy structure. "Verily, thus saith the Lord:…every soul who forsaketh his sins and cometh unto me…shall see my face and know that I am; and that I am the true light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world" (Doctrine and Covenants 93:1–2).

TEMPLE STATISTICS



201

Total


161

Dedicated


12

Under Construction


28

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.
 

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