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Repairing the Spires of the Washington D.C. Temple

The sparkling gold spires of the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
Washington D.C. Temple
are undergoing needed repairs as renovation work continues on the 1970s structure. Scaffolding can be seen along one end of the temple where long panes of stained glass are located. The temple has been closed for about six months.

Washington D.C. Temple to Close for Renovation

An extensive renovation has been announced for the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
Washington D.C. Temple
, which will close in March 2018 and reopen for operation in 2020. A public open house, cultural celebration, and rededication service will precede the reopening. The temple was dedicated in 1974.

Musical Talent on Display at Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center

Enjoy outstanding musical talent at the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
Washington D.C. Temple
Visitors' Center this Christmas Season including Broadway Star Sandra Turley who performs tonight at 6:00, 7:00, and 8:00 p.m.

New Stakes in D.C. District

On Sunday, April 15, two new stakes were organized in the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
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District: the Buena Vista Virginia YSA Stake—the first YSA stake created outside of Utah and Idaho; and the Dover Delaware Stake—the second stake created in the state of Delaware, following the Wilmington Delaware Stake created in 1974.

Festival of Lights at the Washington D.C. Temple

The 34th Annual Festival of Lights continues at the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
Washington D.C. Temple
with its nightly performances, international créche exhibit, and stellar light display. It is a spiritually thrilling celebration of the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Pointing the Way to the Washington D.C. Temple

After years of persistence and patience, highway signs have now been added that point the way to the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
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. The temple and visitors' center complex is a Capital Beltway landmark that attracts over half a million people of every culture and religion each year.

Washington D.C. Temple Prepares for 32nd Annual Festival of Lights

The grounds of the Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
Washington D.C. Temple
will be set aglow this Friday, December 4, with the colors of Christmas, following a 32-year tradition known as the Festival of Lights. The festival features nightly performances and numerous trees and crèches on display.

Washington D.C. Temple Closes for Several Days

The Washington D.C. Temple
16th operating temple; closed for renovation; interior completely dismantled; Christmas lights on display as renovation work continues
Washington D.C. Temple
closed for several days due to a water main break in the parking lot that did no damage to the temple but did shut off water and heat to the building. The temple permanently reopens on Tuesday, October 20.