Lethbridge Alberta Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 April 2023
Site:9 acres | 3.6 hectares
Total Floor Area:45,000 square feet | 4,181 square meters
Elevation:3,074 feet | 937 meters
The Lethbridge Alberta Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Lethbridge Alberta Temple has not yet been released to the public.
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.1
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.2
- "Location of Lethbridge Alberta Temple Announced," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 5 Sept. 2023.
- "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.