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Grand Rapids Michigan Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location announced; exterior rendering released; design approval granted by the Kentwood Zoning Board of Appeals on March 18, 2024; groundbreaking not announced
Grand Rapids Michigan Temple

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2400 Forest Hill Avenue SE
Kentwood, Michigan
United States


2 October 2022


10.32 acres  |  4.2 hectares

Architectural Features: 

Single attached central tower

Ordinance Rooms: 

One instruction room, two sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

19,087 square feet  |  1,773 square meters


786 feet  |  240 meters

Construction Status

The Grand Rapids Michigan Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

On November 6, 2023, the official exterior rendering of the Grand Rapids Michigan Temple was released to the public.1

Temple Site

On November 7, 2022, the location of the Grand Rapids Michigan Temple was announced as a 10.5-acre site located at 2400 Forest Hill Avenue in Grand Rapids. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 20,000 square feet.

Temple Announcement

On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Grand Rapids Michigan Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. The temple will be the second House of the Lord in Michigan, located in United States Midwest. The Detroit Michigan Temple was dedicated in 1999 by President Gordon B. Hinckley. The Church’s first building in Detroit was completed in 1928. Michigan is home to more than 45,000 Latter-day Saints in 96 congregations. Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan and the seat of Kent County.2

  1. "See the Location of the new Temple in Viña del Mar, Chile," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 6 Nov. 2023.
  2. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 18 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Oct. 2022.

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