Mormon Church Temples

mormonOne of the main characteristics of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) is the work performed in the Church's holy temples. This work sets apart the Mormon Church from every other religion on the face of the earth.


“The temple is a place of instruction where profound truths pertaining to the Kingdom of God are unfolded. It is a place of peace where minds can be centered upon things of the spirit and the worries of the world can be laid aside. In the temple we take covenants to obey the laws of God, and promises are made to us, conditioned always on our faithfulness, which extend into eternity” Read More of this Post.

About Mormon Temples

The Process of Constructing Mormon Temples
The Process of Constructing Mormon Temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints operates more than 140 temples in... 

Latter-day Saint Temples to Dot the Earth
Latter-day Saint Temples to Dot the Earth

Reconstruction on the Ogden Utah Temple, the 14th operating temple  of The Church... 

Mormonism: Why We Need Temples
Mormonism: Why We Need Temples

My father recently gave me a family possession as a gift.  It was an old sepia colored... 

Angel Moroni Statue Tops Phoenix Mormon Temple
Angel Moroni Statue Tops Phoenix Mormon Temple

In Salt Lake City, Utah there is a movie theater inside the well-known Joseph Smith... 

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Mormon Beliefs

Mormonism Answers: Are Mormons Christians?
Mormonism Answers: Are Mormons Christians?

I’m a Mormon.  Growing up, I lived where most of my friends were members of The... 

Mormonism Answers: What is Heaven?
Mormonism Answers: What is Heaven?

Modern-day revelation has clarified the teachings of Paul on the “Three Degrees... 

How To Pray
How To Pray

Prayer is not a burden. Prayer is a relief, a comfort, an intellectual and soul clarifying... 

Mormon Student Reflection: “Being at One”
Mormon Student Reflection: “Being at One”

by Macey Bleazard BYU (Brigham Young University) is operated by The Church of Jesus... 

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Individual Mormon Temples

Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple

In March 1999, Church members in Oklahoma learned that a Temple would be built in their area. Needless to say, the members were ecstatic that they would not have to travel the nearly 200 miles to the Dallas Texas Mormon Temple. Years earlier, the Mormon Church had purchased land on which to build a meetinghouse. With the purchase of this land, the sellers... [Read more on this topic]

Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Fort Collins Colorado Temple

At the 181st general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Prophet Thomas S. Monson announced the construction of a new temple in Fort Collins, Colorado. This will be Colorado’s second temple. Fort Collins is about 57 miles north of Denver. There are approximately 140,000 Mormons in Colorado. The Fort Collins Colorado... [Read more on this topic]

Recife Brasil Mormon Temple Recife Brasil Mormon Temple

The Recife Brazil Temple sits on 5.59 acres, shaded by mango trees and towering royal palms, and surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple exterior is finished with Asa branca granite from Brazil and features a single spire topped with a gold statue of the angel Moroni. The Mormon temple is larger than many being built with a total of 37,200 square... [Read more on this topic]

Gilbert Arizona Mormon Temple
Gilbert Arizona Mormon Temple

The announcement that a new temple would be constructed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gilbert, Arizona, USA, was made on 26 April 2008.  The Gilbert Mormon temple will be located at the Southeast corner of Greenfield Road and Pecos Road, Gilbert, on a 10-acre parcel of land. The design of the temple is expected to be similar... [Read more on this topic]

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