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Raleigh North Carolina Temple

Latest News

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

Latest News

April 6, 2018

Attaching Plywood to Raleigh North Carolina Temple
The exposed exterior of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple is being covered with new sheets of plywood and framing for the pilasters that will decorate the exterior walls. Select trees and evergreens have been preserved on the grounds for incorporation into the new landscaping.

March 23, 2018

Turning the Corner in Raleigh, North Carolina
With demolition and cleanup wrapping up at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple, the task of rebuilding can now begin. Framing has already been added to support a raised roof line, and a mold-resistant coating has been applied to the wall studs. The temple stands in the suburb of Apex.

February 26, 2018

Cladding Removed in Raleigh
The renovation of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple continues at a steady pace. All marble cladding has been removed from the temple's exterior walls.

February 13, 2018

Steady Progress on Renovation at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
Crews at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple have completed dismantling the interior of the building and are making swift progress on removing the marble cladding from the exterior. The temple was originally built in 1999 in less than a year, but a renovation requires more time. In addition to making improvements to the floor plan layout and updating all mechanical and electrical systems, the exterior appearance will be altered.

January 31, 2018

Entrance Canopy Removed from Raleigh North Carolina Temple
New photographs of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple renovation show the removal of the entrance canopy and some of the marble cladding as crews work to improve the temple and modernize its auxiliary systems. The grounds continue to be cleared of most vegetation.

January 22, 2018

Spire Removed from Raleigh North Carolina Temple
Renovation of the Raleigh North Carolina Temple continues at a steady clip with the recent removal of the spire from the top of the building. Removal of the marble cladding has also begun. The temple is one of several in the South undergoing similar interior and exterior upgrades.

January 16, 2018

Construction Barrier Goes Up at Raleigh North Carolina Temple
Since its closure last week, the Raleigh North Carolina Temple has already entered full construction mode with the erection of a temporary fence and the additions of trailers and heavy equipment. Some trees are being fenced off for protection while other vegetation is being cleared.

January 6, 2018

Last Day at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple
Today is the last day of operation at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple before it closes for a major interior and exterior renovation project. Following the renovation, a public open house and rededication ceremony will be held.

"What I am trying to teach is that when we keep the temple covenants we have made and when we live righteously in order to maintain the blessings promised by those ordinances, then come what may, we have no reason to worry or to feel despondent."
—Richard G. Scott

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