Meridian Idaho Temple Dedication

  • November 19, 2017
November 19, 2017
Meridian, Idaho, USA

Artist rendering of the Meridian Idaho Temple, which will be dedicated November 19, 2017.

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  • Cultural celebration: November 18
  • Dedication: November 19

Local youth will present a cultural celebration featuring music and dance on Saturday, November 18 in honor of the dedication of the Meridian Idaho Temple.

The temple will be dedicated the following day on Sunday, November 19, in sessions at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 3:00 p.m. The dedication will be broadcast to members of the Church in Idaho and the temple district. The three-hour block of meetings will be cancelled for that Sunday for those congregations.

President Thomas S. Monson announced the Meridian Idaho Temple at the Church’s April 2011 general conference.

Ground was broken for the temple August 23, 2014, at 7345 North Linder Road, a few blocks north of the intersection of North Linder Road and Chinden Blvd.

The free public open house was Saturday, October 21, through November 11, 2017.

There are four operating temples in Idaho, in Boise, Rexburg, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls. About 426,000 Latter-day Saints live in Idaho.