12:00 AM | 22 October 2020 - 31 October 2020 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Winnipeg Manitoba Temple Open House—Postponed


NOTE: On September 1, 2020, the Church announced that, because of concern for the effects of COVID-19, the open house, youth devotional, and dedication of the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple are postponed until large public gatherings are deemed safe.

A public open house for the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held daily from Thursday, October 22, through Saturday, October 31, with the exception of Sunday, October 25.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside over three dedicatory sessions on Sunday, November 8, at 9:00 a.m., noon and 3:00 p.m.

Church leaders will speak at a devotional for youth ages 12–18 the evening before the temple dedication. The devotional will be held in a meetinghouse next to the temple.

This devotional and all three dedicatory sessions will be broadcast to meetinghouses in the temple district, which includes the 4,500 Church members in Manitoba’s 14 congregations. Latter-day Saints in these areas currently are assigned to either of the temple districts for the Regina Saskatchewan or Bismarck North Dakota temples.

President Thomas S. Monson announced the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple in the April 2011 general conference. Elder Larry Y. Wilson, a General Authority Seventy, presided at its groundbreaking on December 3, 2016.

President Russell M. Nelson and other Church leaders participating in the Winnipeg stop of his August 2018 ministry in central and eastern Canada visited the temple’s construction site on August 17. At the time, the temple consisted of only ground-level concrete footings and foundation.

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