Gilbert Arizona Temple Groundbreaking

  • November 13, 11:30 a.m.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Gilbert Arizona Temple will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. Elder Claudio R. M. Costa of the Presidency of the Seventy will preside at the ceremony. The temple is located on the southeast corner of Greenfield Road and Pecos Road in Gilbert.

The joint announcement of the Gila Valley Arizona Temple and Gilbert Arizona Temple on April 26, 2008, was the first temple announcement made by President Thomas S. Monson after he became president of the Church in February 2008.

The Gilbert Arizona Temple will become Arizona's fourth operating temple. A fifth temple, the Phoenix Arizona Temple, was announced on May 24, 2008, and is still in the planning stages.

Learn more about the Mormon Temple in Gilbert, Arizona.