Feather River California Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking ceremony; former structures demolished; groundbreaking scheduled for 18 July 2020
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Announcement:7 October 2018
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:18 July 2020 by Scott D. Whiting
Architectural Features:Single attached end tower with an angel Moroni statue
Total Floor Area:41,484 square feet
On July 18, 2020, Elder Scott D. Whiting of the North America West Area presidency will preside over the groundbreaking ceremony for the Feather River California Temple, located at 1470 Butte House Road in Yuba City. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only. Additional details will be announced through local leaders. The site for the 38,000-square-foot temple will be shared by a new meetinghouse and distribution center.1
On September 26, 2019, an official exterior rendering of the Feather River California Temple was released. Additional exterior and interior renderings will be made public later.
On September 26, 2019, the location of the Feather River California Temple was announced. The temple will be constructed on the site of the stake center for the Yuba City California Stake at 1470 Butte House Road, including a parcel that will be soon be acquired from Yuba City. The existing stake center will be demolished and replaced by the temple, a new stake center, and a distribution center.2
President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for the construction of the Feather River California Temple in his closing remarks at the 188th Semiannual General Conference. The Feather River California Temple will be the eighth in the state joining the Los Angeles California Temple (1956), Oakland California Temple (1964), San Diego California Temple (1993), Fresno California Temple (2000), Redlands California Temple (2003), Newport Beach California Temple (2005), and Sacramento California Temple (2006). California is home to over 760,000 Church members organized into nearly 1,300 congregations. The new temple will serve several of the 22 stakes that currently belong to the Sacramento California Temple District.3
The Feather River California Temple will be the eighth temple built in California.
- "Feather River California Temple Groundbreaking Set for July 2020," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 28 Apr. 2020.
- "Rendering Released for the Feather River California Temple," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 26 Sept. 2019
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.