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Construction Activity at the Quito Ecuador Temple

It's been nearly a month since the groundbreaking for the Quito Ecuador Temple, and the construction crew has been hard at work on erecting Ecuador's second temple. A white outline of the temple has been made on the ground, and some excavation work has begun. Plans are underway to open a visitors' trailer where questions may be answered and construction activity observed.

Quito Ecuador Temple Groundbreaking Ceremony

It was a beautiful sunny day in Ecuador's capital city for the groundbreaking ceremony held this morning for the Quito Ecuador Temple. Elder Enrique R. Falabella, South America Northwest Area President, presided at the service and gave the site dedicatory prayer. A sweet spirit accompanied the tender testimonies, the moving music, and the powerful prayers. The temple will be the country's second, following the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple (1999).

Clearing the Quito Ecuador Temple Site

In preparation for next month's groundbreaking ceremony for the Quito Ecuador Temple, heavy equipment is on site clearing the ground and hauling away brush and debris. View a video of the activity. The groundbreaking is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 11, with Elder Enrique R. Falabella presiding.

May Groundbreaking Announced for the Quito Ecuador Temple

Elder Enrique R. Falabella, South America Northwest Area President, will preside at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Quito Ecuador Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Attendance at the temple site is by invitation only, but the general public is invited to view the proceedings live from local meetinghouses.
Quito Ecuador Temple
Site grading, leveling, and excavation activities underway
Guayaquil Ecuador Temple
58th dedicated temple in operation
Quito Ecuador Temple
Site grading, leveling, and excavation activities underway
Quito Ecuador Temple
Site grading, leveling, and excavation activities underway
Quito Ecuador Temple
Site grading, leveling, and excavation activities underway