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Preparing for the Feather River California Temple Groundbreaking

All of the former structures on the site of the Feather River California Temple have been demolished and removed, clearing the way for next weekend's groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for Saturday, July 18, 2020. Yuba City sits at the junction of several major highways, making temple worship more accessible for many members throughout Northern California. The temple will be the most northern in the state.

Drones Capture Stake Center Demolition in Yuba City, California

Local members are taking daily drone footage of the demolition progress on the Yuba City stake center where the Feather River California Temple will be constructed. Just a few walls remain of the church building as seen in the most recent photographs and videos. A formal groundbreaking ceremony for the temple will be held next month on Saturday, July 18, 2020.

Demolition Begins on the Yuba City California Stake Center

Heavy equipment began demolishing the stake center for the Yuba City California Stake today to make way for the Feather River California Temple, a new stake center, and a grounds building. The project was unanimously approved by the City of Yuba City Planning Commission on Wednesday, June 10. Before demolition began, the interior was carefully dismantled under the direction of the stake president, and materials were distributed throughout the community to benefit other churches and organizations. Numerous items were claimed including the wood floor in the gym, the heavy solid wood doors, the pews and pipe organ in the chapel, and even the concrete benches that sat outside the building.

Dismantling of Stake Center Underway in Yuba City, California

The interior of the stake center in Yuba City, California, is currently being dismantled with everything in the building being freely donated to other churches, schools, and organizations across the community. The decades-old meetinghouse will be demolished to make way for the Feather River California Temple and a new stake center to be constructed on the grassy area behind the temple. A formal groundbreaking ceremony will be held in two months on Saturday, July 18.

Feather River California Temple Groundbreaking

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.

Rendering, Location Released for Feather River California Temple

An official rendering of the Feather River California Temple has been released, and the location of the temple site has been identified as a 9-acre parcel where the stake center for the Yuba City California Stake is located at 1470 Butte House Road. The existing stake center will be demolished and replaced by the 38,000-square-foot temple, a new stake center, and a distribution center. Additional exterior and interior renderings will be made public at a later date. Project leaders will soon begin work with city officials and will submit public documents in the coming months. No date has been announced for the groundbreaking ceremony.

Feather River California Temple

The name for the temple to be constructed in Yuba City, California, has been changed to Feather River California Temple on the temple list maintained on the official website for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Development Services Department for Yuba City listed the temple as one of its planning projects for 2019 in a goal-setting presentation made to the City Council. No location for the temple has been officially announced.