Roanoke Virginia Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:1 October 2023
The Roanoke Virginia Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Roanoke Virginia Temple has not yet been released to the public.
No site location has been officially announced for the Roanoke Virginia Temple.
On October 1, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Roanoke Virginia Temple at the October 2023 General Conference. It will be the third temple in the state. The Richmond Virginia Temple was dedicated on May 7, 2023, by President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency. And plans for the Winchester Virginia Temple were announced on April 2, 2023. Roanoke is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia in the eastern United States. At the time of the temple announcement, there were more than 97,000 Latter-day Saints in over 210 congregations in the state.1
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 20 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Oct. 2023.