Dates Revised for the Open Houses of the Tennessee and Oklahoma Temples

Contributed By Aubrey Eyre, Church News staff writer

  • 1 March 2019

The Memphis Tennessee Temple open house will begin Saturday, April 13, and go through Saturday, April 20, excluding Sunday, April 7.

Updates to the scheduled open houses for the Memphis Tennessee and Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temples were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday, February 28.

The Memphis Temple open house tours will begin on Saturday, April 13, and go through Saturday, April 20, 2019, excluding Sundays.

Open house tours for the Oklahoma City Temple will run from Wednesday, April 24, through Wednesday, May 1, 2019, excluding Sundays.

The rededication dates for both temples will remain as previously announced with the Memphis Temple on Sunday, May 5, and the Oklahoma City Temple on Sunday, May 19.

Originally dedicated on April 23, 2000, by President James E. Faust, then Second Counselor in the First Presidency, the Memphis Temple will be rededicated by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

The Oklahoma City Temple was originally dedicated by President Faust on July 30, 2000. The rededication will be presided over by President Henry B. Eyring, Second Counselor in the First Presidency.

Attendance for both temple rededications will be by invitation, and no youth devotionals are scheduled. There are no broadcasts to local meetinghouses planned for either of the rededications. Regular two-hour Sunday meeting blocks will be held as planned.

The Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple will hold its open house from Wednesday, April 24, through Wednesday, May 1, 2019, excluding Sundays.