Medford Oregon Temple

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Medford Oregon Temple
Templo de Medford Oregon.jpg
Number 79 edit data
Dedication 16 April 2000 (16 April 2000) by
James E. Faust
Site 2 acres (0.8 hectares)
Floor area 10,700 sq ft (990 m2)
Height 71 ft (22 m)
Preceded by Fresno California Temple
Followed by Memphis Tennessee Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 42°22′23.96639″N 122°55′57.88559″W / 42.3733239972°N 122.9327459972°W / 42.3733239972; -122.9327459972 The Medford Oregon Temple is the 79th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

The Medford Oregon Temple is located midway between the Oakland California and Portland Oregon temples. As of 2010 it served nine stakes in northern California and Oregon.[8] During the temple's open house nearly 35,000 people toured the building,[9] James E. Faust, Second Counselor in the church's First Presidency, dedicated the Medford Oregon Temple on April 16, 2000.[10]

The Medford Oregon Temple has a total floor area of 10,700 square feet (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LDS Church Plans to Build Second Oregon Temple in Medford Area" (NewsBank paywall). The Columbian (Vancouver, Washington). (AP). March 26, 1999. p. E8. 
  2. ^ "Mormon Temple Will Rise in Southern Oregon". The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon). March 24, 1999. 
  3. ^ "Mormons Plan 2nd Ore. Temple". The Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington). (AP). April 4, 1999. 
  4. ^ Murphy, Sara (March 26, 2000). "Local religious leaders welcome temple". Mail Tribune (Medford, Oregon). 
  5. ^ Brown, Jadine; Kunze, Alyce (May 29, 1999). "Oregon temple is another ensign". Church News (Salt Lake City, Utah). 
  6. ^ Howlett, Lynn; Dockstader, Julie (April 22, 2000). "Rise of sacred edifice reflects rebuilt lives: All involved relate rekindled faith, renewed testimony". Church News. 
  7. ^ "Temple Names New President". Redding Record Searchlight (Redding, California). July 29, 2000. 
  8. ^ "Medford Oregon Temple". Church News. March 8, 2010. 
  9. ^ Fattig, Paul (March 26, 2000). "Curious converge at temple". Mail Tribune. 
  10. ^ "Medford Oregon Temple". ldschurchtemples.com. 
  11. ^ "Facts and figures: Medford Oregon Temple". Church News. April 22, 2000. 

External links[edit]