President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rededicated the Jordan River Utah Temple May 20, 2018.
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Elder Uchtdorf and his wife, Harriet, participated in a special conference of the Moscow Russia Stake on April 22, 2018. The meeting was attended by about 700 Latter-day Saints, including Church leaders in the region. After the conference, Elder Uchtdorf was interviewed by historian, publicist, well-known journalist and editor in chief of the academic journal Science and Religion, Sergey Georgievich Antonenko.
"We are refreshing the building, but we are not taking away from the great work the original architects did."
Shawn Calvert seemed to exhale a bit Sunday after stepping outside the newly rededicated Houston Texas Temple. The low-key rededication ceremony signaled better days ahead for Calvert. For perhaps the first time in nearly eight months, he and legions of other hurricane-weary Mormons living in southeast Texas were catching their breath and looking forward.
For Mormons worldwide, the haunting images of filthy flood water lapping at the front door of Houston’s 17-year-old temple became synonymous with the disaster. The rains breached the edifice on Aug. 16, flooding the temple annex building, the basement and the main floor, with water rising more than a foot. Texas Latter-day Saints have looked to the day when the Houston Texas Temple would be open again for the work of the eternities.
After this first visit to Russia to teach Russian doctors, Elder Nelson returned many, many times. He has already spent a lot of time working to build up the Church there. (See the Video).
Mormon temples to be built in Asia, Europe, North and South America.