THE End of the world is said to follow the construction of a third Jewish Holy Temple in Jerusalem, which according to some, will be a prophetic sign of the biblical apocalypse. President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continued his fervent focus on improving the faith’s temple worship Sunday at the concluding session of the 189th Semiannual General Conference. He is a Sunday School teacher and temple sealer and former visitors’ center director, stake president and bishop. The lecture series is planned, organized, and administered by a committee of faculty volunteers who are … We would also like to add a representative for the Indian community to the board, and represent the finance committee. While working under the supervision of their assigned GBC zonal secretary, temple presidents are encouraged to act with local initiative and are responsible for overseeing all functions of a temple, including educational programs, Deity worship, congregational development, ISKCON events within the community, care of temple residents, building maintenance, and financial stability. Temple President Merrill encounters the Devil, who threatens to stop the temple work from being done. Description. Source. Steven Roy Campbell, 69, Prescott Heights Ward, Prescott Arizona Stake, called as president of the Phoenix Arizona Temple, succeeding President G. Wesley Wagner. In our world of diverse religious observance, many people of faith wear special clothing as a reminder of sacred beliefs and commitments. Philander Knox Smartt III arrived in Puerto Rico on July 1, 2013, as an energetic 43-year-old, and expected to preside over Mormon missionaries serving in that collection of islands for three years. Individuals who have been presidents of a temple of the LDS Church. Includes: Esther Bates, Marty Mates, Elliot Shapiro. Description. A temple president's primary responsibility is to supervise the affairs of an LDS temple in both an administrative and spiritual capacity.. Brief biographies of each temple presidency couple are here and here. Sister Seaman is a ward Relief Society presidency counselor and temple ordinance worker and former stake Relief Society president, senior missionary couple and Sunday School teacher. President's Lecture Series. Matthew 24:36. Robin Frederick Hill. Gary Mont Parke, 64, Centerville 7th Ward, Centerville Utah South Stake, called as president of the Accra Ghana Temple, succeeding President Stephen L. Graham. From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life. The Kinshasa temple was the first temple to be built in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Elliot Shapiro Collection. ‘The decision to receive the endowment is personal’: Read these temple-specific updates to the Church General Handbook Emily Abel - Choosing when to receive the endowment is an important and personal decision in the lives of Latter-day Saints. Satan and the Logan Temple President . Accra Ghana Temple. Category may also include counselors to a temple president (or their wives, who are assistants to the temple matron). Here at, we know that members of the church sure love temples. A retired public relations representative for a home health business, he was born in Prescott, Arizona, to Roy Elmer and Maxine Marler Campbell. June 18, 2016 World. They serve voluntarily, usually for a period of several years. It was dedicated on September 18, 2016, by President Henry B. Eyring. State University of New York at Buffalo. Heavily involved in the community, Bishop Hankerson has the honor of serving as the elected 1st Vice President of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition. In dedicating the Newport Beach California Temple, President Gordon B. Hinckley asked that the sacred structure might lead those who are not members of the Church to inquire and learn the truths of the everlasting gospel. He read an updated list of questions Church members will be asked when receiving a temple recommend. President of the Church Birth Ordination Death Length 1: Joseph Smith: December 23, 1805: April 6, 1830 (de facto) January 25, 1832 (de jure) June 27, 1844 (aged 38) 14 years, 2 months (de facto) 12 years, 5 months (de jure) Church led by Brigham Young as President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Following is a list of the current and former presidents of the Salt Lake Temple. A retired president of an electric company, he was born in Wailuku, Hawaii, to George Alfred and Toshiko Mizushima Reinhardt. Michael Alexander Roberts, 69, Paraparaumu Ward, Porirua New Zealand Stake, called as president of the Hamilton New Zealand Temple. It was founded in 1879. On Friday, April 28, 2017, Yasuo Niiyama, president of the Tokyo Japan Temple, passed away, according to President Bishop’s wife, Linda Doman Bishop, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Diane B. Belliston. Publisher. President Verguez’s wife, Norys Violeta Silva Flores de Verguez, will serve as temple matron shares construction news, photographs, maps, and interesting facts about the temples of the restored Church of Jesus Christ. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sister Verguez is a former stake and ward Relief Society president, stake and ward Young Women president, seminary teacher and temple ordinance worker. The names of the current and new temple presidents by temple who have been called are listed below. The president is assisted by two male counselors and together they compose the temple presidency. A new addition to the Church’s General Handbook offers guidance for members—and their church leaders—on making this decision. Also includes the wives of temple presidents who served as temple matrons. Sister Reinhardt is a ward Relief Society compassionate service coordinator and temple ordinance worker and former ward Young Women president and stake Primary secretary. According to Boyden, "At the cornerstone laying of the Baltimore Temple some one suggested that a chair be brought to the reviewing platform for him. Source. University Archives. 200.28 - 1 . Ronald Kalmar Nielsen, 58, Silver Crest Ward, Sandy Utah Canyon View Stake, called as president of the Seoul Korea Temple, succeeding President In Sang Han. Brother Colton is a former stake Young Men president, young single adult bishop, bishopric counselor, ward Young Men president, Scoutmaster, temple ordinance worker, ward mission leader and missionary in the Philippines Davao Mission. President Robert’s wife, Christine Anne Dil Roberts, will serve as temple matron. The Kinshasa temple was the first temple to be built in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The First Presidency has called the following 16 new temple presidents and matrons. A retired academic vice president, he was born in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand, to William and Norma Roberts. State University of New York at Buffalo. Jewish … Tag Archives: temple presidents. Helen B. and Gary M. Parke. Robert W. Casady. The bill comes and I pick up the check for everyone and even leave a nice tip (which isn't really customary in italy). 2018– 2018. Current Temple President Dies in Tokyo, Japan (+ the Dream That Changed His Life) byDanielle B. Wagner | May 02, 2017. This website is NOT an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.