Vancouver British Columbia Temple
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Vancouver British Columbia Temple Joins List of Temporary Closures
The Vancouver British Columbia Temple has become Canada's first temporary temple closure by the Church in response to concern over transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Vancouver is located about 140 miles (230 km) north of Seattle, Washington, where the most coronavirus cases in the United States has been reported. Closure of the Seattle Washington Temple occurred on Saturday.
131st Operating Temple Dedicated in Vancouver, British Columbia
On Sunday, May 2, President Thomas S. Monson dedicated the Vancouver British Columbia Temple—the province's first temple. The dedication follows an evening of music and dance at the Youth Cultural Celebration held at the Langley Event Center.
Vancouver British Columbia Temple Tours Conclude
Public tours of the Vancouver British Columbia Temple ended today. Watch this video presentation of the open house to remember your visit or to take a first-time virtual tour of the temple.
Vancouver Temple Tours Begin Friday, April 9
The general public is invited to take a free tour of the Vancouver British Columbia Temple beginning Friday. The temple will be open Monday–Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Mondays) through Saturday, April 24. Preview the interior.
New Video Invites Public To Tour Vancouver Temple
A beautiful new video produced by the Church invites the general public to tour the Vancouver British Columbia Temple before its dedication on May 2. "Beauty and serenity come together in the free walking tour inside the temple where you'll feel the tranquility of this remarkable House of the Lord."
General Public Invited To Tour Vancouver Temple
The Vancouver British Columbia Temple opens to the public for a two-week open house period beginning Friday, April 9. Admission is free, and no tickets are required. Tours will be offered as needed Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Mondays).
First British Columbia Temple Nearing Completion
The public will have the rare opportunity of seeing inside a Mormon temple when the Vancouver British Columbia Temple open house begins in April. Members in British Columbia, who have had to travel to Alberta or cross the border to Seattle, are thrilled with the opening of the temple.
Christmas Day at the Vancouver Temple
Recently submitted photographs capture the Vancouver British Columbia Temple on Christmas day. The temple will open its doors to the public just three weeks following the conclusion of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Vancouver British Columbia Temple Open House and Dedication Announced
The First Presidency has announced that the open house of the Vancouver British Columbia Temple will be held April 9-24, 2010. The dedication will be held in three sessions on May 2, with a cultural celebration held the evening before.
Scaffolding Comes Down at the Vancouver B.C. Temple
With scaffolding down, the Vancouver British Columbia Temple in Langley appears nearly finished with its shiny granite exterior and breathtaking stained glass windows. Landscaping is also nearly completed including an enchanting wooded area. Work is now focused largely on the interior.
Exterior Stone Installation Coming To a Conclusion at Temple in Langley, British Columbia
At the Vancouver British Columbia Temple construction site, installation of the exterior stone is nearly completed. The remaining area is located at the base of the spire. The meetinghouse and temple president residence are also nearing completion.
Aerial Video Footage of Vancouver Temple on YouTube
Taken July 9, 2009, stunning aerial video footage of the progressing Vancouver British Columbia Temple is available on YouTube. The video shows the entire temple block including the temple, Langley meetinghouse, temple president's residence and beautiful circular parking lot.
Stone Facing on Vancouver Temple Nears Completion
Newly posted photographs of the Vancouver British Columbia Temple shows the progress of the exterior stone, which has reached the height of the temple on both sides, leaving mostly the steeple to complete. Beautiful stained glass windows have also been installed. The adjoining meetinghouse is nearing completion.
Angel Moroni Installed in Langley
On March 10, 2009, the single spire of the Vancouver British Columbia Temple was installed followed by the traditional gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni (view video). Construction of the temple is about two-thirds complete. The temple will likely be finished early next year. No open house or dedication dates have yet been announced.
Exterior Stone Installation at Vancouver Temple
Recently posted photographs show the progressing installation of the light-colored exterior stone on the Vancouver British Columbia Temple, located in Langley. The temple is over 60 percent completed.