Cedar City Utah Temple Groundbreaking Scheduled for August 2015

  • 4 May 2015

The First Presidency has approved the groundbreaking for the Cedar City Utah Temple to be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

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  • Groundbreaking set for August 8, 2015.

The First Presidency has approved the groundbreaking for the Cedar City Utah Temple to be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only, and the services will be transmitted via Internet to stake centers within the temple district.

The temple was announced at the Church’s April 2013 general conference.

Additional information and invitations for the groundbreaking will be provided by local leaders in the coming weeks.

The address is 300 South Cove Drive in Cedar City.

After completion, open house dates will be announced so the public can tour the temple before it is dedicated. A date for dedication will also be announced.

There are currently 173 temples throughout the world either in operation, under construction, or announced. Five are being renovated.

For more information about temples, visit www.mormontemples.org. The site includes general information on temples, the history of the Church, and the purpose of temples. This site will also provide specific information about the Cedar City Utah Temple as it becomes available.