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An Open Invitation to the Star Valley Temple Groundbreaking

The presidency of the Afton Wyoming Stake has issued an open invitation to all who wish to participate in the Star Valley Wyoming Temple groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. The services will also be broadcast to the Afton Tabernacle for those with special needs.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Recent News Stories

Advancing Construction of the Rome Italy Temple
Thursday, March 26, 2015
In the coming weeks, construction activity is expected to resume at the Rome Italy Temple complex where the four buildings stand with nearly completed exteriors. Several new contractors, including Church employees, will be flown to Rome to guide the work to completion.

The Provo City Center Temple at Dawn
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Mountains and city lights create a beautiful backdrop to the Provo City Center Temple where workers get an early start each morning. Outside, trees are being planted and sidewalks poured. Inside, doors and trimwork are being installed.

Meridian Idaho Temple Rising Higher
Monday, March 23, 2015
New steel beams have been erected for the Meridian Idaho Temple, which have raised the framing to the shoulder height of the building. And forms are in place for pouring the footings for the stake center.

Open House Approaching in Trujillo, Peru
Monday, March 23, 2015
With six and a half weeks remaining before the Trujillo Peru Temple opens to the public for tours, workers are applying the final touches to the grounds, the temple exterior, and the interior. A pair of birds perched on Moroni's trumpet take advantage of the beautiful view.

Landscaping Rocks Added to Sapporo Temple Site
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Landscaping boulders have appeared in front of the Sapporo Japan Temple where plans call for a beautiful pond and foot bridge. Just west of the temple lies the Atsubetsu River, which is spanned by Rainbow Bridge, seen in the background.

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Monument Sign
Friday, March 20, 2015
Manufacturing of the acid-etched monument sign for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple is nearing completion, which will be shipped from its Mexico City location to the United States for installation at the temple site. The beautiful sign coordinates with the design and color of the temple.

Idaho Falls Renovation Begins
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Over twenty marriages were performed in the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple on its last day of operation before closing for a major renovation on Monday. The parking lots, which were filled to capacity with cars, are now occupied by trucks, trailers, and storage containers as furniture and decorations are hauled out of the building.

Exterior Work Resumes on Hartford Connecticut Temple
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
With heavy snows and frigid temperatures releasing their grip on the New England region, construction laborers have resumed work on the exterior of the Hartford Connecticut Temple where steel reinforcement for the parapet wall is being installed along the top of the building.

One Month to Córdoba Argentina Temple Open House
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Colorful flowers are in bloom at the grounds of the Córdoba Argentina Temple, which will open to the public for a free open house beginning Friday, April 17, and continuing through Saturday, May 2. The Saints of northern Argentina are rejoicing in the upcoming dedication of the sacred edifice.

Trujillo Temple Creating Missionary Opportunities
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The stunning nighttime floodlighting of the Trujillo Peru Temple is attracting the attention of passing motorists who travel the highway from Trujillo to Huanchaco. Sister missionaries have set up a small station where they answer questions.

Structural Framing Underway for Meridian Temple
Monday, March 16, 2015
Cranes are hoisting steel beams into place as framing gets underway for the Meridian Idaho Temple. Footing excavation has begun for the stake center.

Stonework and Window Installation in Sapporo
Monday, March 16, 2015
Construction progress on the exterior of the Sapporo Japan Temple is now visible, as a portion of the sheeting that has surrounded the temple for months has been removed. Several windows have been installed and stonework attached.

Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for the Tijuana Mexico Temple
Friday, March 13, 2015
A free public open house for the Tijuana Mexico Temple will be held Friday, November 13, through Saturday, November 28, 2015 (except Sundays). The temple will be dedicated on Sunday, December 13.

Reopening Dates Announced for the Mexico City Temple
Friday, March 13, 2015
The public is invited to a free open house for the Mexico City Mexico Temple beginning Friday, August 14, and continuing through Saturday, September 5, 2015 (except Sundays). The temple will be rededicated on Sunday, September 13, in three rededicatory sessions.

Star Valley Building Permit Approved
Thursday, March 12, 2015
At the Town Council meeting held in Afton, Wyoming, on Tuesday afternoon, a building permit was approved for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple.

Sapporo Japan Temple Tower Base
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The removal of sheeting from the scaffolding that surrounds the Sapporo Japan Temple tower has revealed the work that has been accomplished on assembling the tower base. A long spire will eventually be attached to the base.

Arched Panels Set at Fort Collins Temple
Sunday, March 8, 2015
The graceful arches featured at the main entrance and at the ends of the wings of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple have been set in place. The exterior features beautiful neoclassical elements of architecture.

Beautiful Morning at the Provo City Center Temple
Friday, March 6, 2015
With the scaffolding removed from around the Provo City Center Temple, construction observers are delighted with views of the temple from any angle including this elevated view from the west. Art glass is being manufactured for the interior including a Holiness to the Lord transom.

Trujillo Peru Temple Exterior Lighting
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The Trujillo Peru Temple is creating a beautiful nighttime spectacle on the road to Huanchaco with the exterior lighting system now functional. The public is invited to tour the new temple May 8–30 with a dedication slated for June 21.

Furniture Arriving at the Payson Utah Temple
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
While construction trailers are leaving the grounds of the Payson Utah Temple, delivery trucks are arriving, carrying a variety of furniture and furnishings for the beautiful new temple. The public open house begins in just 7 weeks.

Excavation Started for Philadelphia Residential Tower
Monday, March 2, 2015
Excavation has begun for the high-rise residential tower that will stand next to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple. Work on the temple has been focused on the interior, as the granite facade still reaches about a third of the way up the building. Visitors are welcome at an on-site visitors' trailer.

Elevator Shafts Rise in Meridian
Saturday, February 28, 2015
With the foundation for the Meridian Idaho Temple in place, workers are now assembling forms for pouring the building's elevator shafts.

More Exterior Panels Set on Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Friday, February 27, 2015
The precast concrete panels being attached to the exterior of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple have recently reached the base of the tower, which will eventually support the traditional gold-leafed figure of the angel Moroni. Over 150,000 people reside in the beautiful city of Fort Collins.

"I promise you that, with increased attendance in the temples of our God, you shall receive increased personal revelation to bless your life as you bless those who have died."
—Ezra Taft Benson

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