One by one, workers have delicately removed ornate finials on the temple’s spires, original windows, artwork and other precious pieces of the historic landmark.
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The ceremony will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020. Elder Craig C. Christensen, Utah Area President will preside at the event. Attendance at the site is by invitation only.
Two temples, in Auckland, New Zealand and Alabang, Philippines, held groundbreaking ceremonies this week.
The Salta Argentina Temple was announced in April 2018 by President Nelson.
For the fifth time in as many weeks, more than 10 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been identified to reopen for limited husband-and-wife sealing ordinances.
After the Layton Utah Temple groundbreaking ceremony was announced in late January, organizers initially projected the May 30 event to draw hundreds of attendees to the temple site — perhaps more than a thousand or two — and started planning accordingly. But things obviously could not go according to plan.