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Billings Montana Temple

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Phone  +1 406-655-0607
Opened  1999
Billings Montana Temple
Address  3100 Rim Point Dr, Billings, MT 59106, USA
Similar  Anchorage Alaska Temple, Columbia River Washingt, Boise Idaho Temple, Spokane Washington Temple, Medford Oregon Temple

Billings montana temple


The Billings Montana Temple is the 66th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Plans to build a temple in Montana were announced in August 1996. About 4,800 people gathered during a spring snowstorm to witness the groundbreaking on March 28, 1998.

Eight dedicatory sessions were held to accommodate all of the members of the area on November 20-21, 1999. LDS Church president Gordon B. Hinckley gave the dedicatory prayer.

The Billings Montana Temple sits on the hillside in front of 300-foot (91 m) high red Rimrock cliffs. The single spire rises from a tiered tower. Stained-glass windows dominate the west end. Inside, a clear skylight allows patrons to glimpse the angel Moroni atop the spire. The exterior features Wyoming white dolomite with tan sandstone finish. The temple is used by the 36,000 members in Montana and northern Wyoming. It has a total floor area of 33,800 square feet (3,140 m2), two ordinance rooms, and three sealing rooms.

Billings montana temple


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Billings Montana Temple Wikipedia


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