A public open-house for the Cedar City Utah Temple has been announced by the First Presidency. The open house will be held from Saturday, Friday, October 27, 2017 and will continue through Saturday, November 18, excluding Sundays of October 29, November 5 and 12.

Cultural celebration featuring music and dance by local youth, will be held on the evening of Saturday, December 9 at the Southern Utah University America First Event Center. Tours will consist of a 10-minute video presentation and a a 30-minute walking tour through the temple. Following the public open house, the temple will be formally dedicated on Sunday, November 10, in three sessions. According to Mormon Newsroom, the dedication will be broadcast to church members at meetinghouses in the temple district.

“The three-hour schedule of meetings will be cancelled for that Sunday for those congregations to enable members of the Church to participate and focus on this sacred event.” – Mormon Newsroom

The temple is located at 280 South Cove Drive in a residential area in Cedar City. The 39,802-square-foot Cedar City Utah Temple sits on 8 acres of land with the 13-foot tall statue of the angel Moroni on top of its single spire.

The Cedar City Utah Temple will be the seventeenth temple built in Utah and will be the 159th operating temple around the world. It will serve nearly 45,000 Latter-day Saints in 17 stakes in southern Utah and eastern Nevada.

The church official News Media Mormon Newsroom has recently released an inside look of the temple:

To make a free reservation for the open house, visit templeopenhouse.lds.org or call 1-855-537-2000.

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Josh Flores is a writer for Moroni Channel. He studies commercial law at De La Salle University and served his mission in Japan.
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