Trujillo Peru Temple
Following is a collection of news items that have appeared on the News page for the Trujillo Peru Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.
June 21, 2015
147th Operating Temple Dedicated in Trujillo, PeruPresident Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Trujillo Peru Temple today. It is the second temple in Peru and the 147th operating temple in the world. A third temple for Peru will be constructed in the southern city of Arequipa.
May 13, 2015
Take a Virtual Tour of the Trujillo Peru TempleJoin the public open house of the Trujillo Peru Temple by taking a virtual tour. The astute design and architecture are highly fitting for this Latin American city. Features includes numerous archways, decorative wrought iron, and beautiful murals in the endowment rooms and baptistry.
May 5, 2015
First Glimpse of Trujillo Peru Temple InteriorMedia and VIP guests are receiving guided tours of the beautiful Trujillo Peru Temple. Beginning on Friday, members of the general public will also have the opportunity to take free tours of the temple's interior through Saturday, May 30.
April 10, 2015
Four Weeks to the Trujillo Peru Temple Open HouseBeginning Friday, May 8, the general public will have its first opportunity to tour Peru's second temple, located in the northern city of Trujillo. The grounds have been beautifully landscaped, featuring numerous palm trees and other tropical plants. The temple will be dedicated on June 21.
March 23, 2015
Open House Approaching in Trujillo, PeruWith 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.
March 17, 2015
Trujillo Temple Creating Missionary OpportunitiesThe 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.
March 5, 2015
Trujillo Peru Temple Exterior LightingThe 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.
February 26, 2015
Accommodation Center at the Trujillo Peru TempleStanding north of the Trujillo Peru Temple is a beautiful accommodation center that will provide patrons and temple workers who travel long distances a place to be welcomed, freshen up, and stay overnight. The temple and accommodation center will be dedicated on June 21, 2015.
January 16, 2015
June Dedication Set for Trujillo Peru TempleThe 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.
December 9, 2014
Trujillo Temple GardensLandscaping efforts continue at the Trujillo Peru Temple where more flowers and palm trees have been added to the garden areas.
November 4, 2014
Landscaping Underway at Trujillo Perú TempleGreen grass and tropical foliage are the newest additions to the Trujillo Perú Temple site. Installation of the art glass windows is virtually finished and finish work moves ahead on the interior. A housing facility is under construction just north of the temple.
September 27, 2014
Scaffolding Removed from Trujillo Peru Temple SpireWith art glass installed and the angel Moroni heralding from atop the domed spire, scaffolding has now been removed from around the Trujillo Peru Temple. Construction of the temple will continue well into next year before being dedicated.
August 31, 2014
Elder Andersen Visits Temple Sites in PeruDuring a recent tour of the country of Peru, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve visited the sites of both the Trujillo Peru Temple, which is currently under construction, and the Arequipa Peru Temple where construction has not yet begun.
August 15, 2014
Trujillo Temple Receives MoroniOn August 14, 2014, Peruvian members celebrated the installation of the gold-leafed angel Moroni statue atop the beautiful domed spire of the Trujillo Peru Temple.
July 8, 2014
Scaffolding Removed from Trujillo Peru Temple TowerThe Trujillo Peru Temple is captured with a beautiful Pacific Ocean background in this photograph taken from a nearby residence. The majority of scaffolding that surrounded the tower for several months has been removed, revealing the stonework that has been accomplished.
June 4, 2014
Trujillo Peru Temple ExteriorScaffolding surrounds the spire of the Trujillo Peru Temple as stone panels are attached to the steel framework, working from bottom to top. Stonework on the main body of the temple is nearing completion.
March 18, 2014
Trujillo Temple Stop: a Tradition for New ArrivalsNew missionaries arriving in the Perú Trujillo Mission are thrilled to see the Trujillo Perú Temple on the drive from the airport to the mission home. It has become a tradition to pull over and snap a photograph before finishing the journey.
September 26, 2013
Preparing the Grounds of the Trujillo Perú TempleAt the Trujillo Perú Temple, laborers and heavy equipment are performing fine grading of the site in preparation for pouring the walkways and landscaping elements that will define the grounds for beautiful gardens. A roof has been attached to the adjacent accommodation center.
July 1, 2013
Steeple Framework Attached to the Trujillo Perú TempleThe Trujillo Perú Temple continues to take shape with the recent addition of the framework for single steeple. The exterior walls of the building have all been poured, which feature beautiful arched window openings.
May 4, 2013
An Apostle Visits the Trujillo Perú TempleDuring 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.
March 8, 2013
More Main Floor Walls for the Trujillo Perú TemplePeru's second temple continues to rise in the northern city of Trujillo. The reinforced cement exterior walls are being poured for the main level, and rebar is in place for the parapet. At the last General Conference, a third temple was announced for Peru for the southern city of Arequipa.
February 12, 2013
Main Floor Walls Rising for Trujillo Perú TempleA temple in northern Peru steps closer to becoming a reality with the progress on the main level. The exterior walls are being poured with several openings for rounded windows. Southern Peruvian members also have reason to rejoice with the recent announcement of a temple for Arequipa.
January 12, 2013
Walls Rising for the Trujillo Perú TempleConstruction of Peru's second temple in the northern city of Trujillo is advancing steadily. Reinforced cement walls for the foundation have been poured, and rebar is in place for the main level. A third temple has been announced for Peru in the southern city of Arequipa.
December 11, 2012
Work Underway on Trujillo TempleOver a year after its formal groundbreaking, the Trujillo Perú Temple is now being constructed in earnest. The site has been prepared with a fence and two tower cranes.
September 14, 2011
Construction of Peru's Second Temple Begins in TrujilloOn Wednesday, September 14, construction of the Trujillo Perú Temple formally commenced with a groundbreaking ceremony held at the temple site, located next to the beautiful Campo Eterno cemetery. See the official Web site.
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