Barranquilla Temple completed
The general public 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, the very first 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 help make a free reservation to go to the available household, visit https://templeopenhouse.lds.org/.
Following the general public open home, the temple is supposed to be formally devoted on Sunday, December 9. The commitment would be preceded by way of a youth devotional the evening that is previous.
The temple is found simply from the Via al Mar, at Carrera 30 No. 1-1481, Puerto Colombia, close to the Colegio Aleman plus the Universidad Del Norte. Tours will include a video that is 10-minute followed closely by a 40-minute hiking trip through the many spaces associated with temple.
The Barranquilla Colombia Temple may be the 161st temple regarding the Church on earth, and also 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 the temple is integrated Barranquilla, and construction started with a groundbreaking that is formal February 20, 2016.
The temple that is 24,000-square-foot made to mirror the neoclassic architecture of Colombia’s Republic duration, which observed self-reliance from Spain during the early nineteenth century and it is nevertheless mirrored in historic spiritual and secular structures present in major urban centers throughout Colombia. Like a number of these same structures, the temple’s exterior is clad with limestone and topped with carved parapets, a dome and a cupola.
The interior features initial art cup, custom rugs with Colombian motifs in blue and silver, wrought iron and bonze railings and a grand staircase. Additionally showcased are carved timber 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 regarding the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Latter-day Saint temples vary from the meetinghouses that are numerous chapels around the world where members meet for Sunday worship solutions. Temples are believed “houses of this Lord,” where the teachings of Jesus Christ are reaffirmed through wedding, baptism along with other ceremonies that unite families for eternity.