Huehuetenango Guatemala Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 October 2022
Ordinance Rooms:One instruction room, one sealing room, and one baptistry
Total Floor Area:10,787 square feet | 1,002 square meters
Elevation:6,163 feet | 1,879 meters
The Huehuetenango Guatemala Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Huehuetenango Guatemala Temple has not yet been released to the public.
On March 20, 2023, the location of the Huehuetenango Guatemala Temple was announced as a long, narrow parcel located across from the Barrio Sión (Zion Ward) meetinghouse. Plans call for a single-story building of approximately 10,787 square feet.1
On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Huehuetenango Guatemala Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. The temple will be the fifth House of the Lord in the country, located in the highlands of western Guatemala. The other four temples were the Cobán Guatemala Temple (under construction), Guatemala City Guatemala Temple, Miraflores Guatemala City Guatemala Temple (announced), and Quetzeltenango Guatemala Temple. Guatemala is home to more than 284,000 Latter-day Saints in 436 congregations.2
- "Temple News from North and Central America," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 20 Mar. 2023.
- "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.