Cape Coast Ghana Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:1 October 2023
The Cape Coast Ghana Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Cape Coast Ghana Temple has not yet been released to the public.
No site location has been officially announced for the Cape Coast Ghana Temple.
On October 1, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Cape Coast Ghana Temple at the October 2023 General Conference. Cape Coast is in the south-central region of Ghana and is one of the country's most historic sites. It will be the third house of the Lord in the country. The Accra Ghana Temple, dedicated in 2004, was the first temple built in West Africa and the second built on the African continent. The Kumasi Ghana Temple was announced in April 2021. There are more than 100,000 Latter-day Saints in more than 350 congregations in the country.1
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 20 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Oct. 2023.