Barranquilla Temple completed
People is invited to tour the newly finished Barranquilla Colombia Temple associated with Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church’s temple that is second Colombia, initial having been finished in Bogota in 1999.
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The Church’s First Presidency announced that the general public house that is open start on Saturday, November 3, and run each and every day except Sundays through Saturday, November 24. To make a free booking to go to the available house, visit https://templeopenhouse.lds.org/.
Following the general public house that is open the temple is going to be formally committed on Sunday, December 9. The dedication may be preceded with a youth devotional the evening that is previous.
The temple is situated simply from the Via al Mar, at Carrera 30 No. 1-1481, Puerto Colombia, nearby the Colegio Aleman while the Universidad Del Norte. Tours will contain a video that is 10-minute followed closely by a 40-minute hiking trip through the different spaces of this temple.
The Barranquilla Colombia Temple could be the temple that is 161st of Church on earth, additionally the nineteenth in south usa. You will find 10 temples that are additional or under construction in south usa. The Barranquilla Temple will provide some 35,000 Latter-day Saints in Colombia’s regions that are northern.
In October 2011, then Church President Thomas S. Monson announced that a temple will be integrated Barranquilla, and construction started by having a groundbreaking that is formal February 20, 2016.
The temple that is 24,000-square-foot built to mirror the neoclassic architecture of Colombia’s Republic period, which accompanied liberty from Spain within the very early nineteenth century and it is nevertheless mirrored in historic spiritual and secular structures present in major urban centers throughout Colombia. The temple’s exterior is clad with limestone and topped with carved parapets, a dome and a cupola like many of these same buildings.
The interior features initial art cup, custom rugs with Colombian motifs in blue and silver, wrought iron and bonze railings and a staircase that is grand. Additionally showcased are carved lumber and cup for the Cayena hibiscus, the flower that is official of City.
The temple appears 107 legs high (34.5 meters) and it is crowned with a statue that is gilded of, a Book of Mormon prophet that is significant to Latter-day Saints for their part into the Restoration associated with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Latter-day Saint temples vary from the meetinghouses that are numerous chapels across the world where people meet for Sunday worship services. Temples are believed “houses for the Lord,” where the teachings of Jesus Christ are reaffirmed through marriage, baptism as well as other ceremonies that unite families for eternity.