Elder L. Tom Perry, Beloved Apostle, Dies at Age 92
Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles passed away at his home today at about 3:00 p.m. He was 92 years old. He is pictured here at the dedication of the Brigham City Utah Temple.
139th Temple Dedicated in Brigham City, Utah
Returning to his home town, President Boyd K. Packer of the Quorum of the Twelve dedicated the Brigham City Utah Temple—Utah's 14th temple—on Sunday, September 23. The double white spires are visible throughout the region.
Brigham City Temple Murals
A Church-produced video presentation discusses the beautiful murals found in the new Brigham City Utah Temple, which will be dedicated this Sunday. All Utah congregations will participate via satellite.
Labor Day Crowds Patiently Wait for Chance to See Brigham City Utah Temple
The beautiful Brigham City Utah Temple is capturing the attention of tens of thousands of visitors during its public open house. Labor Day weekend saw lines that stretched around the block, as no guest is turned away. The open house continues through Saturday, September 15, before it is closed to the public and prepared for dedication. The dedicatory sessions will be broadcast to Utah congregations on Sunday, September 23.
United States Flag Raised at Brigham City Utah Temple
On Thursday morning at 9:00, the United States flag was raised to the top of the Brigham City Utah Temple flagpole by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), followed by a moving recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance by the gathered crowd. The temple open house begins tomorrow.
Public Invited to Tour the Brigham City Utah Temple
Beginning this Saturday, August 18, the public is invited to tour the interior of the newly completed Brigham City Utah Temple. Free open house reservations can be made at templeopenhouse.lds.org or by calling 1-855-537-2000.
Brigham City Utah Temple Open House Tickets Available Today
Open house tickets for the Brigham City Utah Temple are available today beginning at 10:00 a.m. at templeopenhouse.lds.org or by calling toll free 1-855-537-2000. The Brigham City temple will be the 14th temple in Utah. Two more Utah temples are under construction in Payson and downtown Provo.
Open House Reservations for Brigham City Utah Temple
Beginning this coming Monday, July 30, at 10:00 a.m., reservations will be taken for the open house of the Brigham City Utah Temple at templeopenhouse.lds.org or by calling toll free 1-855-537-2000. The open house begins Saturday, August 18, and continues through Saturday, September 15.
New Doors Add Golden Touch to Brigham City Utah Temple
The new bronze doors of the Brigham City Utah Temple have been installed in all of their golden splendor. The white double-towered temple is a stunning landmark in this Northern Utah town of 18,000. It will soon take its place as the 14th temple in Utah and the 139th in the world.
Video Invitations Released for Temple Open Houses
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released invitational videos to the open houses of the Brigham City Utah Temple and the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple. Both temples open to the general public next month for a period of several weeks before being dedicated.
Putting the Final Touches on the Brigham City Utah Temple
With just two months before the public open house of the Brigham City Utah Temple begins, construction workers are engaged in the final activites to ready the temple for transfer to the Church including application of gold leafing to the letters of the temple monument signs.
Gilding the Monument Signs at the Brigham City Utah Temple
Workers at the Brigham City Utah Temple are carefully applying a sealer to the letters of the monument signs located at the corners of the property, which will later be covered with a beautiful layer of gold leaf. The signs identify the full name of the church and the temple.
First President and Matron of Brigham City Temple Called
Preston J. Checketts, 68, of the Brigham City Utah North Stake has been called as the first president of the Brigham City Utah Temple. President Checketts' wife, Louise B. Checketts, will serve as temple matron. President Checketts presently serves as a stake patriarch and his wife as scribe.
Catching the Spirit of the Temple in Brigham City, Utah
Excitement for the soon-to-be-dedicated Brigham City Utah Temple has inspired artful creations by local youth including this detailed paper temple created by 10-year-old Bracken Nelson. The temple includes the monument signs, entrance fountain, landscaping trees, and angel Moroni.
Brigham City Temple Lights Thrill Residents
Last night, Brigham City residents were delighted to the see the white exterior of the Brigham City Utah Temple fully lit for the first time.
Brigham City Exterior Lighting
Installation of the exterior lighting system has commenced at the Brigham City Utah Temple. Recent testing illuminated the temple's two spires.
Work has begun on new landscaping for the Box Elder Tabernacle, which will complement the Brigham City Utah Temple landscaping directly across the street.
Opening Dates Announced for Brigham City Utah Temple
The public is invited to tour the Brigham City Utah Temple during an open house held Saturday, August 18, through Saturday, September 15, 2012 (excluding Sundays and Saturday, September 8). The temple will be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday, September 23.
In Brigham City, Trees Go Up; Webcam Comes Down
The webcam that has delivered minute-to-minute construction updates of the Brigham City Utah Temple has been permanently removed, along with the pole that held the device, to make way for a sidewalk. The final shot is still accessible, showing some of the newly planted trees.
Brigham City Sycamore Trees Brought Down
On Tuesday, April 3, six sycamore trees in front of the Brigham City Utah Temple were removed, leaving four trees that match the spacing of the four trees in front of the tabernacle. A new landscape plan is also proposed for the tabernacle, which complements the temple plan.
Brigham City Sycamores Slated for Removal
Six of the ten sycamore trees lining Main Street along the Brigham City Utah Temple block are slated for removal to improve visibility of the temple and to create a balance with the four sycamore trees along the Tabernacle block across the street. Mayor Dennis Fife made the proposal, which was agreeable to the shade tree commission who noted the 160 new trees planned for the temple grounds. The request was subsequently approved by the City Council.
Moving Full Steam Ahead on the Brigham City Utah Temple
The team of dedicated workers at the Brigham City Utah Temple has placed the building ahead of schedule with completion anticipated this summer. Speculation of the open house and dedication dates could end as early as next month when the official announcement is expected to be made.
Landscaping Progressing at the Brigham City Utah Temple
A wide variety of trees and shrubs are arriving at the Brigham City Utah Temple, ready to be incorporated into the beautiful grounds. Plans call for a variety of fruit trees, celebrating the area's roots in fruit growing. Construction of the temple could be completed by early summer.
Setting in Stone the Address of the Brigham City Utah Temple
Construction activity at the Brigham City Utah Temple continues going strong where the stairs and sidewalks are being poured, lamp posts are being installed, stone is being applied to exposed cement surfaces, soil is being filled into planters, and numerous trees have arrived in preparation for planting. A significant stone that has been installed is the address marker bearing the words: 250 South. The temple is located at 250 South Main Street.
Soil Added to Landscape Planters at the Brigham City Utah Temple
Trucks equipped with conveyor systems are dumping mound after mound of soil into the planters located on the south side of the Brigham City Utah Temple, as seen in shots from the webcam. On the north side of the temple, concrete work continues.
Making a Celestial Addition to the Brigham City Utah Temple
Panes of glass are being installed today for the Celestial Room window of the Brigham City Utah Temple where work continues to progress both inside and out. Large loads of sheetrock have been delivered to the looming white structure with some rooms nearing completion and others just being started. A circular water feature is being installed in front of the main entrance, and beautiful, rustic rock is being attached to exposed cement surfaces.
Decorative Fence Installation at the Brigham City Utah Temple
Beautifully detailed wrought iron is being installed at the Brigham City Utah Temple between previously installed fence posts engraved with peach blossoms. All exposed cement is being covered with an attractive rock facing or a carved stucco veneer echoing the pattern in the fence.
Peach Blossom Motif at Brigham City Utah Temple
Brigham City's history in fruit growing is celebrated in the design of the Brigham City Utah Temple, which uses a peach blossom motif. Peach growing was initiated in Box Elder County in 1855. The annual peach harvest was so successful that a Peach Days celebration was started in 1904.
Brigham City Utah Temple Monument Signs Installed
The name of the Brigham City Utah Temple has been literally set in stone with the addition of beautiful new monument signs on site. Work is also underway on a large circular water feature at the front entrance. The decorative fence will soon be installed between the peach blossom posts.
Brigham City Fence
Beautiful fence posts, decorated with engraved peach blossoms, have arrived at the Brigham City Utah Temple, which will enclose the verdant temple landscaping.