Mormon Church Temples
One 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.
Individual Mormon Temples
Hamilton New Zealand Mormon Temple
The building of the New Zealand Mormon Temple was announced by David O. McKay, the ninth president of the Mormon Church, on February 17, 1955. With its completion in 1958, it became the eleventh operating Mormon temple worldwide. The New Zealand temple was the first temple built by the Mormon Church in the Southern hemisphere.
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Paris France Mormon Temple
That a new temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would be built in Paris, France, was formally announced at the Mormon General Conference of October, 2011. However, since the French press got hold of the plan many months before, an informal announcement was made in July of 2011, while government approvals were still in progress.... [Read more on this topic]
Oquirrh Mountain Utah Mormon Temple
Ground was broken for the Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple on Saturday morning, December 16, 2006, by President Gordon B. Hinckley in a service attended by hundreds of faithful members. The new temple opened its doors for public tours on June 1, 2009. The free open house required reservations and ran through August 1, 2009. Around 600,000 people attended... [Read more on this topic]
Washington DC Mormon Temple
Building of the Washington D.C. Mormon temple was announced on December 7, 1968, followed by a groundbreaking ceremony on the same day. The announcement was gladly received by the thousands of members who lived east of the Mississippi River who had no nearby temple. A very large plot of land on a wooded hill was purchased in 1962 for the temple, and... [Read more on this topic]
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