Mesa Arizona Temple
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Recent News Stories
- December 1, 2016 - Arizona Then & Now: Mesa LDS Temple lights
June 14, 2012
Mesa Serving Five YSA StakesWith 66 young single adult (YSA) stakes operating in Utah, Idaho, and Virginia; Arizona became the latest state this weekend to see the creation of YSA stakes, all belonging to the Mesa Arizona Temple District. The university stake in Tempe became a YSA stake, and new stakes were created in Mesa (2), Gilbert, and Phoenix.
March 28, 2012
Jesus the Christ PageantThe annual Mesa Arizona Easter Pageant begins tonight on the grounds of the Mesa Arizona Temple. This free event is open to anyone who wishes to view a portrayal of Christ's life by a 450-member cast. The pageant began over 70 years ago as a service atop a flatbed cotton wagon. Today, that wagon is a massive five-story stage.
November 18, 2009
Lights, Music, Nativity Displays, and Free Gifts at Mesa's Christmas CelebrationThe 30th Season of the Mesa Arizona Temple Gardens Christmas Light Celebration begins the day after Thanksgiving. Performers from organizations throughout Arizona with present free concerts each evening in this year's Birth of Christ in Light and Music Celebration.
March 26, 2009
Mesa Arizona Easter Pageant to Begin April 1With the return of spring comes the long-standing Mesa Arizona Easter Pageant: Jesus the Christ, scheduled to open April 1. The pageant is held on the north lawn of the Mesa Arizona Temple, adjacent to the Visitors' Center. This production, based on biblical text, is open to the general public.
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—Thomas S. Monson
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