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Planning and approval phase; site location announced; exterior rendering released; groundbreaking not announced
Lethbridge Alberta Temple

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Whoop Up Drive West and Mauretania Road West
Lethbridge, Alberta


2 April 2023


9 acres  |  3.6 hectares

Architectural Features: 

Single attached end spire

Ordinance Rooms: 

Four instruction rooms, three sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

45,000 square feet  |  4,181 square meters


3,074 feet  |  937 meters

Construction Status

The Lethbridge Alberta Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

On April 29, 2024, the official exterior rendering of the Lethbridge Alberta Temple was released to the public.1

Temple Site

On September 5, 2023, it was announced that the Lethbridge Alberta Temple would be constructed on a property of more than 9 acres located at the corner of Whoop Up Drive West and Mauretania Road West in Lethbridge. Plans call for a multistory temple of approximately 45,000 square feet and an accompanying distribution center.2

Temple Announcement

On April 2, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Lethbridge Alberta Temple at the April 2023 General Conference. It will be Canada’s tenth temple. Around 100,000 people call Lethbridge home. It is located near the southern border of the western Canadian province of Alberta. Other temples in Canada include the Calgary Alberta Temple, Cardston Alberta Temple, Edmonton Alberta Temple, Halifax Nova Scotia Temple, Montreal Quebec Temple, Regina Saskatchewan Temple, Toronto Ontario Temple, Vancouver British Columbia Temple, and Winnipeg Manitoba Temple. There were nearly 200,000 Latter-day Saints in approximately 500 congregations in Canada at the time of the announcement.3

  1. "News for Temples in Canada and the US," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 29 Apr. 2024.
  2. "Location of Lethbridge Alberta Temple Announced," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 5 Sept. 2023.
  3. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 15 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Apr. 2023.

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