Oquirrh Mountain Temple dedicated

by | Aug. 22, 2009

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is dedicating its newest temple Friday.

The Oquirrh Mountain Temple in South Jordan is the second temple to be dedicated this year in the Salt Lake Valley--the Draper Temple was dedicated last spring. The new temple is the 130th LDS temple in the world.

Sealing of the cornerstone

Church President Thomas S. Monson, along with President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency and Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles all participated in the traditional sealing of the cornerstone outside the temple. President Monson called on a handful of children to come up and help.

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