Mendoza Argentina Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement
Announcement:7 October 2018
The Mendoza Argentina Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Mendoza Argentina Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
No site location has been officially announced for the Mendoza Argentina Temple, but a candidate site is located in the Champagnat neighborhood on the western edge of the beautiful suburb of Las Heras, a community that borders Mendoza to the north.
The Mendoza Argentina Temple was announced by President Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018, at the conclusion of the October 2018 General Conference. It will be the fourth temple constructed in the nation of Argentina. The Buenos Aires Argentina Temple was dedicated in 1986, followed by the Córdoba Argentina Temple in 2015. President Nelson announced the Salta Argentina Temple at the April 2018 General Conference. There are nearly 459,000 Church members in Argentina. Members in Mendoza currently travel over 400 miles (650 km) to attend temple services at the Córdoba Argentina Temple.1
The Mendoza Argentina Temple will be the fourth temple built in Argentina, following the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple (1986), the Córdoba Argentina Temple (2015), and the Salta Argentina Temple (announced).
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.