Sunday, April 6, 2014

Gilbert Arizona Temple Dedicated March 2014

The Gilbert Arizona  Temple was dedicated on March 2nd, 2014 by Thomas S. Monson.  

It is the Church's 142nd operating temple. The Gilbert Arizona Temple will be the fourth temple built in Arizona with the fifth under construction in Phoenix and the sixth planned in Tucson.

At 85,326 sq. ft. it is the largest structure in Gilbert and the largest LDS temple built since the Mt Timpanogos temple in 1996 - the 49th temple.

Coverage of the dedication service can be found on

More information and maps and pictures can be found at

There are 69 dedicated temples in the US and 73 outside.  There were 170 temples announced as of April Conference 2013. No new temples have been announced at the last two General Conferences. As many as ten temples may be finished in 2014 and 2015.

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