Church Announces Closure of Another Church Visitors' Center


The Church released the following statement on Tuesday morning:

The Mesa Temple Visitors' Center will close on May 19 (at the same time as the Mesa Temple) for extensive renovations. At this point, the future use of that building is undetermined. Church leaders will make a decision based on the needs and demands of the area.

This statement follows last week's announcement about the closure of two visitors' centers and changes to the London Temple Visitors' Centre:

The New Zealand Temple Visitors' Center will close in July 2018 (at the same time as the New Zealand Temple) for extensive renovations. Its function will merge with the new Church History Centre and Museum in Hamilton, New Zealand.
The Park City Family Tree Center will close January 31. It was originally opened in conjunction with the 2002 Winter Olympics. Those wishing to research their ancestry can continue to do so at the multiple family history centers in the Salt Lake City area.
Finally, as of December 31, 2017, the London Temple Visitors' Centre is now open as a waiting area for non-temple patrons but no longer serves as a traditional visitors' center. The Hyde Park Chapel Visitors' Centre will continue to welcome guests in the London area.
These decisions have been made after considering the best use of the Church's resources as well as the needs and demands of each area.

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