• October 3, 2022
  • Adil Shahzad
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At the end of October 2022 general gathering, President Russell M. Nelson reported 18 new sanctuaries of The Congregation of Jesus Christ of Contemporary Holy people, remembering four for metropolitan Mexico City, Mexico.

In his closing comments of the Sunday evening meeting, President Nelson originally reported the accompanying 14 areas for new sanctuaries:

  • Busan, Korea
  • Naga, Philippines
  • Santiago, Philippines
  • Eket, Nigeria
  • Chiclayo, Peru
  • Buenos Aires City Center, Argentina
  • Londrina, Brazil
  • Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
  • Huehuetenango, Guatemala
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Prosper, Texas
  • Lone Mountain, Nevada
  • Tacoma, Washington

But he didn’t stop there.

“We are also making plans to construct a couple of temples in decided on massive metropolitan regions wherein tour time to an present temple is a primary assignment,” he persisted. “therefore, i’m pleased to announce 4 extra locations close to Mexico metropolis wherein new temples may be constructed.”

The four are:

  • Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Pachuca, Mexico
  • Toluca, Mexico
  • Tula, Mexico

‘awareness at the temple’
Before saying the new temple locations, President Nelson showed a clip from the approaching season four of the Church’s book of Mormon motion pictures — a depiction of the Savior Jesus Christ performing to the Nephites.

“it’s far massive that the Savior selected to appear to the humans on the temple,” he stated, emphasizing that the temple is “His residence” and “crammed with his power.”

“let us never lose sight of what the Lord is doing for us now,” stated President Nelson. “he is making His temples extra available. He’s accelerating the tempo at which we are constructing temples. He is increasing our ability to assist accumulate Israel. He is likewise making it less difficult for each people to become spiritually subtle.”

And he reiterated an guarantee he has given earlier than. “I promise that elevated time within the temple will bless your lifestyles in ways nothing else can.”

After saying the 18 new temple locations, he extended an invitation: “may also you cognizance on the temple in methods you never have earlier than.”

118 temples announced via President Nelson
With the declaration of the 18 new temples, President Nelson has introduced 118 temples thus far considering the fact that becoming President of the Church in January 2018. All but one — the Ephraim Utah Temple being the exception — were announced in a preferred convention session.

Upcoming milestone activities for several temples have already been announced — the Oct. Nine groundbreaking for the Heber Valley Utah Temple, the Oct. Sixteen rededication of the Hamilton New Zealand Temple after a 4-yr preservation, the identical-day Nov. 20 dedications of the Quito Ecuador and Belém Brazil temples, and the Jan. 15, 2023, willpower of the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple.

A couple of temples
It was once that or extra temples in a single country or united states of america became noteworthy. Now, a couple of temples in a metro area is not anything new for the Church — but pronouncing four at once is.

The Redlands California and Newport seashore California temples within the extra los angeles place are the only nearby temples introduced at the identical time — by using letter on April 21, 2001.

The Ogden Utah and Provo Utah temples have been introduced 10 days aside in 1967; the Gilbert Arizona and Phoenix Arizona temples a month aside in 2008; and the Draper Utah and Oquirrh Mountain Utah temples a yr aside, in October 2004 and October 2005 standard conferences, respectively.

Different temples sharing the identical metro area have been announced many years aside — in cities along with São Paulo, Brazil; Lima, Peru; Santiago, Chile; Manila, Philippines; and Guatemala town, Guatemala.

And the 4 new locations near Mexico town are further to the operating Mexico town Mexico Temple, positioned northeast of the town’s middle; the anticipated temple location close to the Mexico MTC on the Church’s antique Benemérito de las the us’s school assets farther north from relevant Mexico metropolis; and the beneath-creation Puebla Mexico Temple in that metropolis some 65 miles (105 kilometers) away.

With a statewide membership of two.1 million Latter-day Saints, Utah is home to 28 temples in various stages of operation, protection, production and planning. Maximum are in close proximity to other temples — and a number within 10 miles or fewer of every other.

Bear in mind that within the 125-mile, north-south distance — as the crow flies, now not as the car drives – along Utah’s Wasatch the front among Smithfield and Payson, the Church has temples working, under creation or in making plans in Smithfield, Logan, Brigham town, Ogden, Layton, Syracuse, Bountiful, Salt Lake town, Taylorsville, South Jordan (), Draper, Saratoga Springs, American Fork, Lindon, Orem, Provo (two) and Payson — and Heber city and Tooele, if you cross brief distances. That’s a complete of 21 on my own.

Under are groupings of different close by temples — sometimes within the same metro regions, others throughout worldwide borders. (notice: Temples beneath construction are marked with an asterisk — * — and people nevertheless in making plans with a pound signal — #):

Mexico city, Mexico (6): Mexico metropolis Mexico Temple, Mexico metropolis Benemérito Mexico Temple, and the 4 newly introduced temples for Cuernavaca, Pachuca, Toluca and Tula, Mexico.
L. A., California (four): los angeles California, Newport seashore California, Redlands California and Yorba Linda California# temples.

Japanese Idaho (4): Pocatello Idaho, Idaho Falls, Rexburg Idaho and Teton River Idaho# temples.

São Paulo, Brazil (four): São Paulo Brazil, Campinas Brazil, São Paulo East Brazil# and Santos Brazil# temples.

Phoenix, Arizona (three): Mesa Arizona, Gilbert Arizona and Phoenix Arizona temples.

Dallas/citadel really worth, Texas (three): Dallas Texas and castle really worth# Texas temples and the newly announced temple for Prosper, Texas.

St. George, Utah (2): St. George Utah and pink Cliffs Utah* temples.

Sanpete Valley, Utah (2): Manti Utah and Ephraim Utah* temples.

Boise, Idaho (2): Boise Idaho and Meridian Idaho temples.

South-primary Idaho (2): Burley Idaho* and twin Falls Idaho temples.

Sacramento, California (2): Sacramento California and Feather River California* temples

Las Vegas, Nevada (2): Las Vegas Nevada Temple and the newly announced temple for Lone Mountain, Nevada.

Seattle, Washington (2): Seattle Washington Temple and the newly introduced temple for Tacoma, Washington.

Guatemala metropolis, Guatemala (2): Guatemala town Guatemala and Miraflores Guatemala metropolis Guatemala# temples.

Lima, Peru (2): Lima Peru and Lima Peru Los Olivos* temples.

Manila, Philippines (2): Manila Philippines and Alabang Philippines* temples.

Santiago, Chile (2): Santiago Chile and Santiago Chile West# temples.

Buenos Aires, Argentina (2): Buenos Aires Argentina Temple and the newly announced temple for Buenos Aires’s metropolis middle.

Two Congos (2): Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo and Brazzaville Republic of the Congo# temples.

Adil Shahzad

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