Temple

    “Everything in the Church, the meetings and activities, the missionary efforts, the lessons taught and the hymns, all lead to the work done in holy temples.”
    “…and the miracle of three temples in Alberta”
    “Get all the information you can get on that property the Prophet identified as a ‘good site’ for a temple.”
    Our stake president explained that all members, especially youth, would be more involved in wholesome pursuits as they engaged themselves in family history.
    “It’s a great opportunity to have the temple not far from my house, so I can go when I want and have the experience to feel the Holy Ghost.”
    A temple president reflects on what matters most
    “Our leaders promise that we will be protected from the adversary as we are involved in family history work.”
    Any work you do in the temple is time well spent, but receiving ordinances vicariously for one of your own ancestors will make the time in the temple more sacred, and even greater blessings will be received. The First Presidency has declared, ‘Our preeminent obligation is to seek out and identify our own ancestors’ (First Presidency letter, Feb. 29, 2012).
    The story of building a temple is not just about finding the land, hiring a contractor and then constructing the building
    With a temple under construction, the Calgary Alberta West Stake youth leaders wanted to help the youth contemplate their personal journeys to the Temple.
    What I have learned from regular temple attendance
    • To date, 593 indexers in the Calgary Alberta West Stake have indexed over 370,500 names.