Dallas Texas Temple
Originally dedicated in October of 1984, the temple closed after a few years of operation for renovations. The Dallas Texas Temple was rededicated on March 5, 1989, and has been in operation ever since. The temple’s design features a unique six-spire design structure spanning around 44,000 square feet.
News & Updates
The Dallas Texas Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was announced on the 1st of April, 1981. Ground for the construction of the temple was broken on January 22, 1983, and the original dedication took place on October 19, 1984. Following some rework on the temple exterior and interior, the temple was rededicated on March 5, 1989.
Frequently Asked Questions
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perform baptisms for the dead on behalf of their ancestors so that they too can accept the Savior, Jesus Christ.
Weddings in temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place between a man and a woman. Couples get married, or “sealed,” in the temple for time and all eternity, not just “till death do you part.”
We go to temples to worship. The endowment ceremony teaches about God’s Plan of Happiness for all of God’s children and invites us to enter into sacred promises, called covenants, between us and God.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe that temples are the holiest places on Earth. When a temple is first built, there is an open house, and anyone can go inside. After the temple is dedicated, only faithful members of the Church can enter.