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
Gila Valley Arizona Mormon Temple
The Gila Valley Arizona Mormon Temple was announced on 26 April 2008, and the groundbreaking took place on 14 February 2009. The temple is located at 5291 West Highway 70, Central, Arizona, United States.
The site is 17 acres and includes an adjacent meetinghouse and recreational area. The exterior finish of the temple will be architectural... [Read more on this topic]
Star Valley Wyoming Temple
At the 181st semi-annual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, held in October 2011, Prophet Thomas S. Monson announced the construction of a new Mormon temple in Star Valley, Wyoming. The prophet joked that he would personally dedicate the new temple, because the fishing is good nearby. This will be the first temple... [Read more on this topic]
Lima Peru Mormon Temple
To Mormons, a temple is a building dedicated to be a house of God. Mormon temples differ from a church meetinghouse, in that the meetinghouse is used for weekly worship services, and the temples are used for special forms of worship. The importance of temples is emphasized in the Mormon Church and the Church strongly encourages its members to become... [Read more on this topic]
Snowflake Arizona Mormon Temple
It was pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that first settled Snowflake Arizona in 1878, as requested by President Brigham Young. The town of Snowflake was named after William Jordan Flake and Erastus Snow, two of the Church’s early leaders who helped supervise colonization of the area.
President Hinckley said, “We are thankful... [Read more on this topic]
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