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A View of the North Side Gable in Provo

White sheeting came down yesterday morning from the north side of the Provo City Center Temple, giving construction observers an unobstructed view of the beautiful dentils, arches, gablet, and other detailing on the north side gable.

Friday, January 30, 2015

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Recent News Stories

Indianapolis Indiana Temple Lights
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Some lighting activity around the Indianapolis Indiana Temple spire was captured yesterday morning. Before the temple opens to the public in July, an exterior lighting system will be installed to illuminate the building at night.

Fort Collins Exterior Progress
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
New photographs of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple show the progress being made on the north and west sides of the building.

Meridian Temple Foundation Walls
Monday, January 26, 2015
With the concrete forms removed, new foundation walls for the Meridian Idaho Temple can be seen from this overhead view of the site.

Pouring Concrete at the Sapporo Japan Temple
Friday, January 23, 2015
Concrete pours have reached the third level of the Sapporo Japan Temple, which is kept warm by a protective layer of sheeting that surrounds the building. Sapporo is the fourth largest city in Japan and hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics.

Exterior Lighting Tests at the Tijuana Mexico Temple
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Members in Tijuana are catching their first glimpse of the exterior lighting for the Tijuana Mexico Temple, as lighting tests are now underway for the beautiful new building. Tijuana is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in Mexico.

Protective Sheeting Surrounds Provo City Center Temple
Monday, January 19, 2015
The Provo City Center Temple has donned a chic white frock to help keep cool winter temperatures from slowing construction progress. Landscaping efforts continue with more fence posts and geofoam.

Indianapolis Indiana Temple Open House and Dedication
Friday, January 16, 2015
The opening dates for the Indianapolis Indiana Temple have been announced. The free public open house begins Friday, July 17, and continues through Saturday, August 8, 2015 (except for Sundays). The temple will be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

June Dedication Set for Trujillo Peru Temple
Friday, January 16, 2015
The Trujillo Peru Temple will open to the public for free tours beginning Friday, May 8, and continuing through Saturday, May 30, 2015 (except for Sundays). The temple will be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

Improvements Coming to Linder Road in Meridian
Friday, January 16, 2015
To improve the flow of traffic around the Meridian Idaho Temple, Linder Road will soon be undergoing a makeover including widening the street, adding turn lanes, and installing traffic lights at the south end of the property.

Share Your Payson Temple Experience
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Janene Baadsgaard, the sister writing the official history of the Payson Utah Temple is seeking your experiences to include in the book.

Mexico's Thirteenth Temple
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The beautiful Tijuana Mexico Temple—virtually finished on the outside—stands in the southeastern section of the city near the Cerro Colorado. Work is focused on the interior.

Special Fast for Rome Temple
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Members in Italy have been invited to participate in a special fast on January 25 for the completion of the Rome Italy Temple.

Meridian Temple Foundation
Monday, January 12, 2015
With the subbasement walls of the Meridian Idaho Temple poured and backfilled, walls for the main basement level are now going up.

Preparing for Sapporo Japan Temple Spire
Monday, January 12, 2015
Scaffolding has appeared atop the roof of the Sapporo Japan Temple, as preparations are made for installing the spire framework. When visiting the site, workers can be heard inside the temple, though they are shielded from view.

Indianapolis Fence and Lamp Posts
Sunday, January 11, 2015
At the Indianapolis temple site, new lamp posts have been installed, and work has begun on installing the decorative fence that will surround the building.

Drywall Going Up in the Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Inside the Fort Collins Colorado Temple, drywall has been hung on some of the interior studs while on the outside, the roof has been covered in insulation and work continues on enclosing the structure. The temple will serve members in northeastern Colorado and southeastern Wyoming.

Taking a Peek at the Philadelphia Temple
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Looking through the construction barrier that surrounds the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple site, progress on the granite installation can be seen, which now reaches about one-third of the way up the building.

Paris Temple Rises Above Construction Barrier
Monday, January 5, 2015
Construction progress on the Paris France Temple is now easily visible as the exterior walls of the building have reached above the construction fence. Walls have also been poured for the housing facilities behind the temple but not yet for the information center that will stand beside the temple.

Temple Presidents Called for New Temples
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The First Presidency has called three temple presidents and their wives to serve in the Córdoba Argentina Temple, Payson Utah Temple, and Trujillo Perú Temple, which are currently under construction. All three temples will be dedicated later this year.

"A temple is a place in which those whom He has chosen are endowed with power from on high—a power which enables us to use our gifts and capabilities—to bring to pass our Heavenly Father's purposes in our own lives and the lives of those we love."
—David B. Haight

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