Syracuse Utah Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking ceremony; groundbreaking scheduled for Saturday, 12 June 2021
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Announcement:5 April 2020
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:12 June 2021 by Kevin R. Duncan
Exterior Finish:Granite and metal panel
Architectural Features:Single attached end spire
Ordinance Rooms:Four instruction rooms, four sealing rooms, and two baptistries
Total Floor Area:88,886 square feet
Elder Kevin R. Duncan of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Syracuse Utah Temple on June 12, 2021. The three-story, 89,000-square-foot temple will be constructed on a 12-acre site at the intersection of 2500 West and 1025 South in Syracuse. Attendance at the temple site is by invitation only, but the service will be streamed live over the internet. Video and photographs of the event will be made available to the media and public at the Church Newsroom after the groundbreaking has been held.1
Plans for the Syracuse Utah Temple call for a three-story building of approximately 89,000 square feet with two baptistries.
On February 16, 2021, an official exterior rendering of the Syracuse Utah Temple was released.
The Syracuse Utah Temple will be constructed on a 12-acre field located at the intersection of 2500 West and 1025 South in Syracuse, Utah.2
Plans to construct the Syracuse Utah Temple were announced at General Conference on April 5, 2020, by President Russell M. Nelson. This House of the Lord will be the 24th temple constructed in Utah and will ease demands on the Ogden Utah Temple, which currently serves the members of 63 stakes. It will be Davis County's third temple, joining the Bountiful Utah Temple and Layton Utah Temple. There are 2.1 million Church members in Utah, comprising approximately two-thirds of the state's population.3
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, "Groundbreakings Announced for Temples in Syracuse and Tooele," 16 Mar. 2001.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, "Update on Three U.S. Temples ," 28 Aug. 2020.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, "Prophet Announces Eight New Temples at General Conference," 5 Apr. 2020.