Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Ephraim Utah Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced

Location

Ephraim, Utah
United States

Announcement: 

1 May 2021

Ordinance Rooms: 

Four instruction rooms, three sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Construction Status

The Ephraim Utah Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Design

The Ephraim Utah Temple will be similar in size to the Brigham City Utah Temple, which is approximately 36,000 square feet. It will have four 30-seat endowment rooms, three sealing rooms, and one baptismal font.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Ephraim Utah Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Ephraim Utah Temple.


Temple Announcement

President Russell M. Nelson announced the construction of the Ephraim Utah Temple in a prerecorded message played at a press conference held inside the Manti Tabernacle on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in conjunction with an announcement that the murals in the Manti Utah Temple will be preserved as part of an upcoming renovation.1


Temple Facts

The Ephraim Utah Temple will be the twenty-seventh temple built in Utah and the second built in Sanpete County, following the Manti Utah Temple (1888).


  1. "President Nelson Announces a New Temple Will Be Built in Ephraim, Utah," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 May. 2021.

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