Temple open houses are rare opportunities for everyone to see inside these sacred buildings.
Q. Why do you have to get married in the temple? Besides the ordinances that are performed, do you really think God will only allow people who were married in the temple, to stay married in heaven and no one else? This is an excellent question. We do believe that you must be married and … Continue reading Why Temple Marriage?
Q. What and how do you learn at the temple? The temple in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the most sacred and holy edifice that we have. The ordinance of baptism is essential to entering the kingdom of God; however it is the mere departure point or gate to a life … Continue reading Temples
The nickname “Mormons” stems from our unique book of scripture, The Book of Mormon. Initially, it was a derogatory term used by the critics (haters, killers, mobs) to refer to the members of the Church. Eventually, members of the church seemed to own the name, even took pride in being a peculiar Mormon. A well-known … Continue reading Why are we called Mormons?
Q: Do you baptize dead bodies? A: Ewww. No. Absolutely not. Baptizing corpses would be really creepy. *Shudder* We do perform ordinances for those who have died by proxy (that is, I might stand in for my great-great grandmother or something). Those vicarious ordinances are a large part of what happens in LDS temples around … Continue reading Q: Do you baptize dead bodies?