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Former leaders in Okinawa lost their fathers in World War II and now rejoice that a temple — the Okinawa Japan Temple — will grace their land.

This new temple president and matron have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They began their service in November.

Site is set for the Viña del Mar temple, announced just last month by President Nelson; Grand Rapids temple rendering comes a year after its site was released.

The temple begins its open-house phrase, beginning with Monday’s media briefing and tours.

The Deseret Peak Utah Temple president and matron have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service when the temple is dedicated.

Knowing its importance, did Brigham Young dedicate the St. George temple? The answer is complicated

The Mou Tham family, featured in President Monson’s 2011 conference address, recently returned to the Hamilton temple to celebrate the 50th anniversary of being sealed there.

With the house of the Lord under construction, Texas is home to five dedicated temples and two more in planning; the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area alone has three temples.

Locations are for the Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Winchester Virginia and Vienna Austria temples.

The gathering the night before the temple dedication draws leaders from Cambodia to Indonesia to Pakistan, who are charged to help their members be “recommended to the Lord.”

With nearby Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University boasting a collective 80,000 students, young adults are particularly excited about the new Orem Utah Temple.

“May all who come here, recommended to the Lord, be further enlightened with the doctrine of the gospel, the hope of life eternal, and Thy promised peace.”

The release of the photos and video coincide with the temple’s media day, which kicks off the open-house phase.

Elder Rasband paid special tribute to the roles of the last 3 Church presidents in the coming of the Bangkok Thailand Temple.

Temple dedication brings focus on missionary work and conversion in the ‘60s and ‘70s as well as the future generations of Thai Latter-day Saints.

Elder Tai, Asia Area president, will preside at the Nov. 25 event and offer the dedicatory prayer on the site and construction process.

To be dedicated by President Henry B. Eyring, the temple will be the Church’s second house of the Lord in St. George, Utah.

Latter-day Saints in northern California reflect on the growth and impact of the new Feather River California Temple.

“We also express our gratitude for the faith and devotion of those who were pioneers in this area and whose posterity have lived exemplary lives before Thee.”

“Bless Thy faithful sons and daughters in this part of Thy vineyard with Thy love and Thine encircling arms of mercy.”

The house of the Lord in Modesto begins construction phase a day before the Feather River California Temple is dedicated.

Hungary’s first house of the Lord is one of 21 total temples in Europe and among the eight that are in planning and design.

Five years and one day since the day it was announced, Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicated the Feather River California Temple in Yuba City, California.

In the U.S.-Mexico border town where families are sometimes divided by literal and figurative walls, the temple represents peace and unity.

Breakdowns include announcements by date and year; current status; and first, multiple and total temples in specific areas, countries, territories and states.

Latter-day Saint youth have played a role in helping Church members to prepare for the dedication of the Feather River California Temple by Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

The new temple will be dedicated Oct. 8, 2023, but the Church’s history in McAllen goes back much further.

In April 2000, 6 temples were dedicated in a calendar month; 2 months later, another 6 were dedicated in just 15 days.

Watch and listen as President Russell M. Nelson announces the locations of 20 future temples of the Church.

Church members worldwide experienced joy and tender feelings following President Nelson’s temple announcement at the conclusion of the Sunday afternoon session.