Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Moses Lake Washington Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement

Location

Moses Lake, Washington
United States

Announcement: 

7 April 2019

Construction Status

The Moses Lake Washington Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Moses Lake Washington Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Moses Lake Washington Temple.


Temple Announcement

On April 7, 2019, at the 189th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced Washington's fourth temple to be constructed in the scenic community of Moses Lake. Members in the region currently attend temple services at the Columbia River Washington Temple, located in the rapidly growing Tri-Cities area. There are nearly 290,000 Latter-day Saints in Washington.1


Temple Facts

The Moses Lake Washington Temple will be the fourth temple built in Washington, following the Seattle Washington Temple (1980), the Spokane Washington Temple (1999), and the Columbia River Washington Temple (2001).


  1. "Prophet Announces Eight New Temples at April 2019 General Conference," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Apr. 2019.

Columbia River Washington Temple
107th operating temple
Seattle Washington Temple
19th operating temple
Spokane Washington Temple
59th operating temple