Temple News

“Temple News,” Liahona, June 2009, N4

Temple News

Oquirrh Mountain Temple Prepares to Open

The Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple is set to open its doors to the public on June 1, 2009. The free open house requires reservations and will run through August 1, 2009. Twelve dedicatory sessions are planned from August 14 to 16, 2009; local priesthood leaders will distribute tickets for the dedication. The temple will open for ordinances on August 17, 2009. The temple is the 130th operating temple in the world and the 13th in Utah.

First Presidency Announces New Temple in Peru

A new temple in Trujillo, Peru, will bring the number of announced or operating temples worldwide to 146 and the number of temples in South America to 17. Two other temples are currently under construction in South America—Manaus, Brazil, and Córdoba, Argentina. The Trujillo Peru Temple will be built on the site of the existing meetinghouse on Teodoro Valcárcel Street in Urbanización Primavera, Trujillo. It will serve more than 88,000 members.

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