San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:7 April 2019
The San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
No site location has been officially announced for the San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple, but property has been acquired.
On April 7, 2019, in his closing remarks for General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced that a second temple would be constructed in the nation of Honduras in the city of San Pedro Sula. There are eleven stakes organized in the metropolitan area of San Pedro Sula with additional stakes located in other areas of northern Honduras. Saints currently travel over 200 miles to the well-attended Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple to serve in the temple. Membership growth has been strong in this Central American nation where membership grew from 6,300 members in 1980 to 178,200 members in 2019.1
The San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple will be the eighth temple built in Central America and the second built in Honduras, following the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple (2013).
- "Prophet Announces Eight New Temples at April 2019 General Conference," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Apr. 2019.