Saturday, October 26, 2013

Gilbert Arizona Temple dedication date set

The Gilbert Arizona Temple will be dedicated on March, 2nd, 2014. This will be the 4th temple in Arizona, with 2 more under construction

The Gilbert temple will be the 142nd temple in operation. There are 14 more under construction and another 14 announced.

Tegucigalpa Honduras was dedicated in March 2013.

At 85,000 square feet and rising to 195 feet, this will be the largest temple built in 17 years. (Mt Timpanogos and Bountiful are just over 104,000 sq feet)  It will also be the largest building in Gilbert

This will be about the same size as Manti, the new Provo City, and Idaho Falls.  The new Payson temple will be 96,000 sq feet

Gilbert Arizona Mormon Temple

Of course Salt Lake (253,000) Los Angeles (191,00) Wash DC (160,000) Jordan River (153,00) and Mexico City (117,000)  are the five largest.

Read about it here

See pictures here

and here

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