Open House Begins for the Indianapolis Indiana Temple

Contributed By MormonNewsroom.org

  • 16 July 2015

Sunset on the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Article Highlights

  • The open house runs from July 17 to August 8, except for Sundays.
  • te temple will be dedicated in three sessions on August 23.

The public is invited to visit the newly completed Indianapolis Indiana Temple during a free public open house Friday, July 17, through Saturday, August 8, 2015, every day except Sundays.

Reservations for the open house can be made here or by calling 1-855-537-2000.

The temple, located in the city of Carmel, Indiana, on the southwest corner of the intersection of W116th and Spring Mill Road, was was announced by President Thomas S. Monson in October 2010, and ground was broken to begin construction September 29, 2012. The temple will serve approximately 30,000 Mormons in Indianapolis, South Bend, Lafayette, Muncie, Fort Wayne, Bloomington, and Champaign, Illinois.

The cultural celebration on August 22, featuring music and dance by the youth of the Church, will be held at the Michael Carroll Track & Field Stadium on the campus of Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. Attendance at the cultural celebration is by invitation only, but media are invited to attend.

Dedicatory services on Sunday, August 23 will be broadcast at 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. EDT to meetinghouses in the temple district. The three-hour block of meetings on August 23 will be cancelled so that Latter-day Saints can participate in the sessions.

 

Recommend desk in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Baptistry in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Instruction room in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Sealing room in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Celestial room in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Hallway with a painting representing Jesus Christ in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Celestial room in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Art glass on doors in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Detail in the celestial room of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

An inscription with the words “House of the Lord—Holiness to the Lord” is placed on the exterior of each temple. Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Detail on doors in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Waiting room for the baptistry in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Art glass windows in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Waiting area in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Artwork in the baptistry of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

A statue of the angel Moroni, an ancient American prophet, stands atop the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

Wall detail in the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.

A predawn look at the Indianapolis Indiana Temple.