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News Archives

Following is a collection of news items that have appeared on the News page for the Bountiful Utah Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.

News Archives

May 26, 2017

Bountiful Utah Temple Spire Dismantled
Rows of scaffolding have replaced the familiar sight of a granite-faced spire and heralding angel Moroni that have topped the Bountiful Utah Temple for over twenty years. The spire has been stripped to the steel framework for repairs that are expected to last through the summer.

June 2, 2016

Lightning-Damaged Angel Moroni Replaced
A new angel Moroni statue, originally intended for the Meridian Idaho Temple, was set in place atop the Bountiful Utah Temple yesterday, replacing the previous Moroni that was irreparably damaged by a lighting strike on May 22, removing chunks of fiberglass from the face and back.

May 24, 2016

Angel Moroni Saves Bountiful Utah Temple
During an intense thunderstorm on Sunday, May 22, the angel Moroni was struck atop the Bountiful Utah Temple, leaving gaping holes in the back and head. The statues are purposely designed as lightning rods to spare other parts of the building.

May 19, 2015

Layton Stakes Transferred to Bountiful Utah Temple District
Announcements were made on Sunday to Layton congregations that the city's 13 stakes would belong to the Bountiful Utah Temple District, which now covers 49 stakes. Layton had formerly belonged to the Ogden Utah Temple District, which now covers 63 stakes.

"And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves."
—Matthew 21:12

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