“Our fundamental responsibility as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is to assist in the gathering of Israel by inviting all of God’s children on both sides of the veil to come unto their savior, receive the blessings of the holy temple, have enduring joy and qualify for eternal life. The essence of the Lord’s work is changing, turning and purifying hearts through gospel covenants and priesthood ordinances. As we become anxiously engaged in this sacred work, we are obeying the commandments to love and serve God and our neighbors.”
“Welcome to the Phase three temple experience. Your time in the temple in this new phase of temple reopening will feel both familiar and different as you participate in proxy ordinances. I’m delighted to walk you through some of these adjustments.”
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In the latest update of the Salt Lake Temple renovation, the sealing wing, north entrance, and underground facilities have been removed to make way for extensive excavation.
A small group of Latter-day Saints gathered in the north-central Utah community of Orem on Saturday, September 5, 2020, for the groundbreaking of the Orem Utah Temple. The crowd size was limited due to local COVID-19 restrictions. The three-story, 70,000 square foot structure is one of 24 temples in operation, under construction or announced in Utah.
Elder Renlund discusses the hunger members of the Church feel to return to temples worldwide following their temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Throughout time, many religions have built temples. Scholars, ministers, people of various faiths, and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share their thoughts about the temples of old and present-day temples and how both connect people with heaven.