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Location announced for Lethbridge Alberta Temple

Sep 5, 2023, 9:30 PM | Updated: 10:46 pm

Image of the Angel Maroni atop a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....

FILE - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the site of the Lethbridge Alberta Temple. (Rick Bowmer /Associated Press)

(Rick Bowmer /Associated Press)

SALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday the location of the Lethbridge Alberta Temple.

The temple will be located at the corner of Whoop Up Drive West and Mauretania Road West in Lethbridge according to a church news release. The church says that it will be a multi-story structure of roughly 45,000 square feet. An accompanying distribution center will be near the temple.

The Lethbridge Alberta Temple was first announced in April 2023 by President Russell M. Nelson. 

The temple will be the 10th temple in Canada, and the fourth in the province of Alberta. 

Additionally, church leadership also released a rendering of the Austin Texas Temple. 

The location of the Austin Texas Temple was announced in December 2022. It was first announced by President Nelson in October 2021. 

Artist rendering of the Austin Texas Temple. Photo credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Bonneville International Corporation, the company that owns KSL NewsRadio, is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

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Location announced for Lethbridge Alberta Temple