Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for Temples in Peru and Indianapolis

  • 28 January 2015

Rendering of the Trujillo Peru Temple, which will be dedicated on June 21, 2015. A free public open house will begin on May 8 and go through May 30, every day except Sundays.

Article Highlights

  • The Trujillo Peru Temple open house will be May 8–May 30, and the dedication will be June 21.
  • The Indianapolis Indiana Temple open house will run from July 17 to August 8, and the temple will be dedicated August 23.

The First Presidency has announced the open house, cultural celebration, and dedication dates for the Trujillo Peru and Indianapolis Indiana Temples.

A public open house for the Trujillo Peru Temple will begin on May 8 and go through May 30 and run every day except Sundays, May 10, 17, and 24. The cultural celebration will be held June 20, and the temple will be dedicated June 21 in three sessions.

The dedication services will be broadcast at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 3:00 p.m. to meetinghouses in Peru.

The First Presidency announced the temple in December 2008, and ground was broken September 14, 2011.

The temple will serve more than 88,000 members of the Church in and around Trujillo.

A free public open house for the Indianapolis Indiana Temple will be held from July 17 through August 8 and run every day except Sundays, July 19 and 26 and August 2. The cultural celebration will be held August 22, and the temple will be dedicated in three sessions on August 23.

The dedicatory sessions at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 3:00 p.m. will be broadcast only within the temple district, and the three-hour block of meetings for those congregations will be cancelled for that Sunday.

President Thomas S. Monson announced the temple in October 2010, and ground was broken to begin construction September 29, 2012.

The temple will serve 25,000 Latter-day Saints in Indiana and eastern Illinois.

The temple will be located in the city of Carmel on the southwest corner of the intersection of W 116th and Spring Mill Road.

The Trujillo and Indianapolis Temples will make the 147th and 148th operating temples in the world.

Rendering of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple. Plans to construct this temple were announced October 2, 2010.