Announcement:4 April 2021
Site:3.14 acres | 1.3 hectares
Architectural Features:Single attached central tower
Ordinance Rooms:One instruction room, one sealing room, and one baptistry
Total Floor Area:9,500 square feet | 883 square meters
The Cali Colombia Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
On September 23, 2021, an official exterior rendering of the Cali Colombia Temple was released.
The Cali Colombia Temple will be built on a 3.14-acre site in the La Flora neighborhood of Cali. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 9,500 square feet.1
On April 4, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Cali Colombia Temple at the 191st Annual General Conference. The Cali Colombia Temple will be the country’s third temple. Colombia is home to around 210,000 Latter-day Saints in nearly 250 congregations. The Bogotá Colombia Temple was dedicated in 1999. The Barranquilla Colombia Temple was dedicated in 2018. Missionary work began in Colombia in 1966. The first members of the Church lived in Cali and Bogotá. Cali is the second largest city in Colombia.2
- "Temple Site Locations Announced in Four Latin American Countries," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 23 Sept. 2021.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, "At April 2021 Conference, Prophet Announces 20 More Temples to Be Constructed," 4 Apr. 2021.