Grand Rapids Michigan Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 October 2022
Site:10.5 acres | 4.2 hectares
Total Floor Area:20,000 square feet | 1,858 square meters
Elevation:790 feet | 241 meters
The Grand Rapids Michigan Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Grand Rapids Michigan Temple has not yet been released to the public.
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.
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.1
- "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.