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Alabang Philippines Temple Groundbreaking Postponed

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Alabang Philippines Temple has been postponed due to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It was originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2, with Elder D. Todd Christofferson presiding. The groundbreaking is now anticipated to occur the first week of June. The site was cleared late last year in preparation for construction.

Alabang Philippines Temple Rendering Revealed

The official rendering of the Alabang Philippines Temple has been released to the public. The white two-story building will be constructed at the corner of Filinvest Avenue and Corporate Avenue in Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila. Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside at the groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for May 2, 2020.

Groundbreaking Set for the Alabang Philippines Temple

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Alabang Philippines Temple on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Attendance at the temple site will be by invitation only. However, the service will be broadcast to stake centers within the temple district. Alabang is a barangay (or district) of Muntinlupa—a city located on the south side of Metro Manila. President Thomas S. Monson announced this temple for the greater Manila, Philippines, area. An artistic rendering of the building has not yet been released.

Groundbreaking Plans Underway for Temple in Greater Manila Area

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, members of the groundbreaking committee were set apart for the Alabang Philippines Temple, which was announced as a temple to be constructed in the greater Manila, Philippines, area. Auditions are being accepted for the choir with about three months of rehearsals ahead. As yet, no official announcement has been made of the date of the groundbreaking ceremony or the exact location of the temple, but local members report it will be built at the corner of Filinvest Avenue and Corporate Avenue in Alabang.

Location Clarified for the Greater Manila Philippines Temple

The official Mormon Newsroom Facebook page for the Philippines has provided Alabang, Muntinlupa City, as a more specific location for the temple planned for the greater Manila, Philippines, area.