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News Archives

Following is a collection of news items that have appeared on the News page for the Bountiful Utah Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.

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News Archives

June 2, 2016

Lightning-Damaged Angel Moroni Replaced
A new angel Moroni statue, originally intended for the Meridian Idaho Temple, was set in place atop the Bountiful Utah Temple yesterday, replacing the previous Moroni that was irreparably damaged by a lighting strike on May 22, removing chunks of fiberglass from the face and back.

May 24, 2016

Angel Moroni Saves Bountiful Utah Temple
During an intense thunderstorm on Sunday, May 22, the angel Moroni was struck atop the Bountiful Utah Temple, leaving gaping holes in the back and head. The statues are purposely designed as lightning rods to spare other parts of the building.

May 19, 2015

Layton Stakes Transferred to Bountiful Utah Temple District
Announcements were made on Sunday to Layton congregations that the city's 13 stakes would belong to the Bountiful Utah Temple District, which now covers 49 stakes. Layton had formerly belonged to the Ogden Utah Temple District, which now covers 63 stakes.

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