Phoenix Arizona Temple

[caption id="attachment_437" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="Phoenix Arizona Temple"][/caption] This is the original design for the Phoenix Arizona Temple. It will be redesigned to a lower height. The Phoenix Arizona Temple has been announced. This is a new announcement in addition to the previously announced Gilbert Arizona Temple and the Gila Valley Temple announced for eastern Arizona. Phoenix Arizona Temple This will bring the total number of LDS temples in Arizona to five. The Church’s Temple Department reports that the Mesa Arizona Temple, close to the city of Phoenix, is attended by more worshippers than any other Latter-day Saint temple in the world outside of Utah. This temple will presumably serve the residents of the west valley and Phoenix. We join in the excitement for the new Phoenix Temple, and look forward to seeing what the grounds and design will look like. Thomas S. Monson, Church President said, "The blessings of the temple are eternal. Those who come to this holy house will feel of God's love for His children and come to a greater understanding of their own divine origin and potential as His sons and daughters." The Phoenix Arizona Temple likely serve as the main location for marriages for LDS members from Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Suprise, Avondale and Buckeye, which have seen enormous growth in the past few years.