Ground broken for Burley Idaho Temple
SALT LAKE CITY — Ground broke today for the Burley Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Brent H. Nielson of the Presidency of the Seventy lead the groundbreaking ceremony.
Church President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for the Burley Idaho Temple in April 2021.
Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 38,600 square feet. Furthermore, the site for the new temple is on a 10.1-acre location, located at 40 South and 150 East.
Mary Richards with the Church News said that the 10.1-acre land is farmland that belongs to the Funk family.
According to the Church Communication Department, the Burley Idaho Temple will join eight other temples in operation, under construction, or announced in Idaho.
Additionally, Idaho is home to more than 470,000 Latter-day Saints in more than 1,200 congregations.
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