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Memphis Tennessee Temple

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

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January 1, 2018

New Year, New Steeple for Memphis Tennessee Temple
Structural steel framing has been erected for the new steeple of the Memphis Tennessee Temple. The redesigned tower will be bulkier and slightly taller than the former structure, allowing for the inclusion of art glass windows. Reconstruction of the temple will continue through 2018.

November 13, 2017

Marble Gone in Memphis
The final pieces of exterior marble were removed from the Memphis Tennessee Temple last week.

November 3, 2017

Five Weeks into Memphis Tennessee Temple Renovation
Significant progress has been made on dismantling the interior and exterior of the Memphis Tennessee Temple since its closure five weeks ago. Area missionaries were given the service opportunity of disassembling delicate items like the Celestial Room chandelier.

September 1, 2009

Endowments Received by 104-Year-Old in Memphis Temple
"It was a marvelous experience just going," said Dorothy Wagner of her first temple experience at the Memphis Tennessee Temple. She had grown up Presbyterian and after nearly a century of faithful attendance, converted to Mormonism at age 103. "I'm perfectly satisfied with the Mormon church," Wagner said. "I can't say enough."

"We must build more temples, and we must build them more quickly. This is the season to build temples. They are needed, and we have the means to do so. The Lord will hold us accountable if we do not work with greater accomplishment than we are now doing."
—Gordon B. Hinckley

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