Monday, January 25, 2010
New Temple in Payson Announced Today
It will serve 22 stakes from Spanish Fork to Nephi, and the nearly 80,000 members of the Church living in those communities. This will be the Church's 152nd temple. It appears that Mapleton will remain part of the Provo Temple district.
If you are not familiar with temples or Latter-day Saints, see this background information on temples if you would like to learn more. For a chronological list of temples, starting with the first temple dedicated by Latter-day Saints in 1836, see this list.
For the full-story, see this link.