LDS Church withdraws plan for 9-story MTC building

The LDS Church announced Friday afternoon that it is pulling back from its plan to build a new nine-story building on the Missionary Training Center campus in Provo, Utah.

"Church leaders have determined that, due to a number of complexities and concerns, we will not move forward with the nine-story building originally proposed," said LDS Church spokesman Michael Purdy in a prepared statement. "Expansion of the MTC is necessary but we are confident we can find a solution that builds upon the long-standing working relationship between the MTC, BYU, and the community at large. We look forward to further discussions as the process moves forward.”

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