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Bountiful Utah Temple

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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.

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December 14, 2017

Scaffolding Removed from Bountiful Utah Temple
The steeple of the Bountiful Utah Temple is fully visible again, now that the scaffolding that has surrounded the structure since springtime has been removed. In this photograph, a low-lying inversion can been seen to the left of the temple.

December 8, 2017

Wrapping Up at the Bountiful Temple
Art glass has returned to the steeple of the Bountiful Utah Temple, and scaffolding is coming down following a lengthy renovation project.

October 24, 2017

Angel Moroni Makes His Landing Atop Bountiful Temple
Following months of renovation to the spire of the Bountiful Utah Temple, the gold-leafed angel Moroni statue has returned to his place atop the sacred structure. The renovation helped to correct an airflow problem. View a photograph series of the installation of the spire and Moroni.

July 27, 2017

Golden Hour at the Bountiful Utah Temple
A new photograph of the Bountiful Utah Temple captures the building just before sunset during the golden hour. Scaffolding will remain on top of the building through the summer as a moisture problem with the spire is rectified. The temple is the 47th operating temple of the Church.

June 26, 2017

Spire Repairs Continue at the Bountiful Utah Temple
Instead of a Moroni-capped spire, its a stack of scaffolding being lit at night atop the Bountiful Utah Temple as repairs to the spire continue through the summer. Work includes the removal of rust from the metal framing and the improvement of airflow to prevent future moisture problems.

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.

"There are more temples across the earth than there have ever been. More people in all the world have felt the Spirit of Elijah move them to record the identities and facts of their ancestors' lives."
—Henry B. Eyring

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