The Washington, D.C. Temple Visitor’s Center plays host to a wide variety of uplifting and informative events throughout the year. Below is a list of the most notable January events at the Visitor’s Center.


Sunday, January 12, – 7:00 pm

A Night of Music and Inspiration – “January Joy” – The missionaries from the Washington D.C. North Mission will share an evening of uplifting music and testimony to remind us of joy and its role in our lives.

Sunday, January 19, – 7:00 pm

James R. Rasband and Cole Durham –  “Religious Freedom” – Dean Rasband and Professor Cole of the Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School are internationally active specialists in religious freedom law. Together they will discuss religious freedom issues as they impact the Church at home and abroad.

 Saturday, January 25, – 7:00 pm

“All Are Alike Unto God” – Ahmad Corbitt will explain the unique and powerful position of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in fostering worldwide racial and ethnic harmony. Ahmad (ock-med) is the director of the New York Office of Public and International Affairs, representing the Church and its leaders internationally, including the United Nations and the Consular Corp.

Wednesday, January 29, – 7:00 p.m.

Heidi Swinton, author of To The Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson, will speak about his life and her experiences in researching and writing the book.