1980
Dedications Set for Tokyo, Seattle Temples
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“Dedications Set for Tokyo, Seattle Temples,” Ensign, June 1980, 80

Dedications Set for Tokyo, Seattle Temples

Dedication and open house dates have been announced for the Tokyo, Japan, and Seattle, Washington, temples, and the Tokyo Temple president has been announced.

The First Presidency has scheduled a five-week open house for the Tokyo Temple, starting September 15 for invited guests and September 16 for the public. The open house will run through October 18, excluding Sundays. Dedicatory services are scheduled October 27–29. A cornerstone service will be conducted October 27. The temple will be open November 4 for ordinance work.

An open house for invited guests will be October 6 for the Seattle Temple. The general public will be able to tour the temple from October 7 through November 8. The temple will be dedicated November 17, with the service repeated three times daily November 18 through 21. Ordinance work will begin December 2.

Attendance at dedicatory sessions is limited to qualified members of the Church.

President of the Tokyo Temple will be Dwayne Nelson Andersen, assistant professor and counselor in career education at Brigham Young University. Peggy Jean Huish Andersen, his wife, will be matron. Counselors in the presidency will be named later.

Detail of the Tokyo, Japan, Temple.