Dates Set for New Temple in Arizona

The First Presidency has announced the dates for the public open house and dedication of The Gila Valley Arizona Temple.

Construction of the temple was first announced in April 2008. It will be the third temple in the state of Arizona in the United States.

The public is invited to attend an open house from April 23, 2010, through May 15, 2010, excluding Sundays. A cultural celebration of music and dance will be held prior to the dedication on May 22, 2010. Three dedicatory sessions will follow on May 23, 2010.

The temple will serve nearly 20,000 Latter-day Saints living in southeast Arizona and southwest New Mexico.

Cebu Temple Dedication Dates Announced

The First Presidency has announced open house and dedicatory dates for the Cebu City Philippines Temple.

The Cebu City temple will be open to the public from May 21, 2010, through June 5, 2010, excluding Sundays. A cultural celebration with music and dance will follow on June 12.

The dedication of the temple will be held June 13, 2010, with three dedicatory sessions broadcast throughout the Philippines. The temple will be open for temple work on June 14, 2010.

The new temple, first announced on April 18, 2006, is the second temple located in the Philippines and will be the 133rd operating temple in the world.