Preparing Temple Pad in IndianapolisWooden forms and steel rebar have been set in place for pouring the cement foundation pad for the Indianapolis Indiana Temple, located in the suburb of Carmel.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
|Rome Italy Temple Update
Wednesday, May 22, 2013At the Rome Italy Temple complex, curbing is being poured to create the planters and walkways that will beautify the lush, park-like grounds.
|Beautiful Palms Frame the Gilbert Arizona Temple
Monday, May 20, 2013A symmetrical stand of palm trees is creating a captivating view of the Gilbert Arizona Temple from the walkway leading to the entrance. Hundreds of trees are being planted on the grounds to create shade from the desert sun.
|Framing Rises for Main Level Walls of Tijuana México Temple
Saturday, May 18, 2013Progress continues on the Tijuana México Temple with framing for the walls on the main level. Exterior walls will be of cement, reinforced with steel bars. Steel girders will support the central steeple structure.
|Construction Equipment Arrives at Sapporo Japan Temple Site
Thursday, May 16, 2013Eighteen months after the formal groundbreaking ceremony for the Sapporo Japan Temple, construction has begun in earnest at the site where a fence has been erected, a trailer pulled on site, and stakes driven into the ground in preparation for site grading and excavation.
|Rendering Released for the Meridian Idaho Temple
Wednesday, May 15, 2013The official rendering of the Meridian Idaho Temple has been released in conjunction with a neighborhood meeting held as part of the government approval process. The multi-level temple will be topped with a beautiful gold dome supporting a gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni
|Phoenix Temple Receives Angel Moroni Statue
Wednesday, May 15, 2013The traditional gold-leafed figure of the angel Moroni was installed atop the spire of the Phoenix Arizona Temple this afternoon to an audience of enthusiastic workers and members who gathered to the temple to witness the milestone event.
|Payson Utah Temple: the Lord's House
Monday, May 13, 2013"And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it."
|Palm Trees Planted at Fort Lauderdale Temple
Saturday, May 11, 2013Landscaping efforts continue at the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple with the planting of beautiful palm trees in a symmetrical pattern. In the coming months, Florida's second temple will serve Church members from South Florida and the Bahamas.
|Focus Turns to Interior at the Phoenix Arizona Temple
Friday, May 10, 2013With the beautiful exterior fully attached to the Phoenix Arizona Temple, work is concentrated inside the building. Several window openings have been covered in plastic to protect the work inside until the stained glass arrives. Members look forward to the addition of the angel Moroni statue.
|Angel Moroni Installed Atop the Ogden Utah Temple
Tuesday, May 7, 2013Just after 10:00 a.m. on May 7, a gilded statue of the angel Moroni took its place atop the newly installed spire of the Ogden Utah Temple (video), which is being fully renovated. The heralding angel is a proclamation that The Church of Jesus Christ has been restored.
|Spire Installed Atop the Ogden Utah Temple
Monday, May 6, 2013The Ogden Utah Temple reached an important milestone this afternoon when the spire, which has stood for months on a cement staging pad where it was recently covered in granite and gold-leaf detailing, was hoisted by a crane atop the temple to be attached to the single central tower.
|Foundation Poured for the Tijuana México Temple
Monday, May 6, 2013With foundational walls now in place for the Tijuana México Temple, construction observers are getting a better look at the progress. The temple will serve members in Tijuana where the number of stakes has grown from two to six since the dedication of the San Diego California Temple in 1993.
|Building a Basement for the Provo City Center Temple
Saturday, May 4, 2013With large slabs of concrete being poured under and around the Provo City Center Temple, it will not be long before the building shell rests on a firm foundation. The temporary piles will be severed, leaving the portions that extend below the basement floor.
|An Apostle Visits the Trujillo Perú Temple
Saturday, May 4, 2013During a recent trip to South America, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve toured the Trujillo Perú Temple complex. The temple features beautiful arches throughout the design including the portico and the window openings that, in coming months, will frame beautifully colored art glass.
|Mayor of Rome Tours the Rome Italy Temple
Saturday, May 4, 2013On April 19, Mayor Gianni Alemanno was given a special tour of the construction progress at the Rome Italy Temple complex. He expressed appreciation for the service projects conducted by the Church in Rome for its defense of family values.
|Gilbert Arizona Temple Landscaping
Wednesday, May 1, 2013A wide variety of trees and shrubs is creating a shaded oasis around the Gilbert Arizona Temple. The temple will share a joint parking facility with a meetinghouse that is also under construction. The two facilities are expected to be completed late this year or early next year.
|Payson Utah Temple Ancillary Building
Wednesday, May 1, 2013Walls are rising at the site of the Payson Utah Temple for an ancillary building being constructed to the southwest. The building has been designed to complement the lines and beautiful detailing featured on the temple exterior.
|Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Excavation
Monday, April 29, 2013Work continues on the massive excavation effort at the site of the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple. The urban temple will stand in the heart of the city near Logan Square. The complex will feature an extensive substructure including an underground parking facility.
|South Side Granite Nearing Completion in Ogden
Saturday, April 27, 2013Beautiful slabs of granite continue to be clad to the Ogden Utah Temple where the south wall is nearly finished. Granite has also been attached to the single spire, featuring beautiful gold-leaf detailing along the full length of each corner. The temple is expected to reopen in the latter half of 2014.
"Within the sound of my voice are individuals who have received the ordinances of the temple and for various reasons have not returned to the house of the Lord in quite some time. Please repent, prepare, and do whatever needs to be done so you can again worship in the temple and more fully remember and honor your sacred covenants."
—David A. Bednar
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