Vancouver British Columbia Temple

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Vancouver British Columbia Temple
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Dedication 2 May 2010 (2 May 2010) by
Thomas S. Monson
Site 11.77 acres (4.8 hectares)
Floor area 19,053 sq ft (1,770 m2)
Preceded by Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple
Followed by Gila Valley Arizona Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 49°9′2.433599″N 122°39′33.21000″W / 49.15067599972°N 122.6592250000°W / 49.15067599972; -122.6592250000

The Vancouver British Columbia Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It is the seventh in Canada and the first in British Columbia.

Announced on May 25, 2006, the temple is located on a 10-acre (40,000 m2) site at 200 Street and 82 Avenue in the suburb of Langley. Groundbreaking was held on August 4, 2007.[4] A public open house was held 9–24 April 2010 prior to the dedication of the temple on 2 May 2010.[5] Following dedication, only church members in good standing may enter an LDS temple.

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  1. ^ Dedication and Open House Dates Announced for the Vancouver British Columbia Temple, "News Story", Newsroom (LDS Church), retrieved 2012-10-15 
  2. ^ Satterfield, Rick, "Vancouver British Columbia Temple", LDSChurchTemples.com, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  3. ^ Size verified on: Rezoning Application No. 100276 (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), "Report: 07-79, File: 08-26-0094", Report to Mayor and Council, Regular Meeting (Community Development Division, Township of Langley), May 7, 2007, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  4. ^ Satterfield, Rick, "Vancouver British Columbia Temple", LDSChurchTemples.com, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  5. ^ Dedication and Open House Dates Announced for the Vancouver British Columbia Temple, "News Story", Newsroom (LDS Church), December 5, 2009, retrieved 2012-10-15 

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