Quetzaltenango Temple Activities Announced

The public open house for the Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple will be held from November 11 through November 26, 2011, excluding Sundays.

A cultural celebration will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011.

The temple will be dedicated on Sunday, December 11, 2011, in three sessions, which will be broadcast to all units in Guatemala.

Following the dedication, the temple will open to all patrons for ordinances on Tuesday, December 13, 2011.

Boise Temple Closes for Renovations

The Boise Idaho Temple closed on July 11 for renovations. The more than two dozen stakes assigned to the Boise Temple district will be able to attend the Twin Falls Idaho Temple, by appointment (call 208-736-7070) during the closure.

Following its renovation the Boise Temple will be rededicated.

Ground Broken for Phoenix Temple

Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Presidency of the Seventy and other Church officials joined with community and civic leaders on June 4, 2011, to break ground for the Phoenix Arizona Temple.

The Phoenix Temple will be the fifth in Arizona. It is one of 26 announced or under construction around the world.

Church Leaders Break Ground for Fort Lauderdale Temple

Church leaders have broken ground for the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple, the second temple in Florida. Elder Walter F. González of the Presidency of the Seventy presided over the Saturday, June 18, groundbreaking.

The temple was first announced by President Thomas S. Monson in 2009 and will serve approximately 25,000 Church members in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.

Ground has been broken for the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple.