Temple (Latter Day Saints)

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In the Latter Day Saint movement, a temple is a building dedicated to be a house of God and is reserved for special forms of worship.wikipedia
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Kirtland, Ohio

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The Latter Day Saints in Kirtland, Ohio, were commanded to:
Kirtland is known for being the early headquarters of the Latter Day Saint movement from 1831–1837 and is the site of the first Mormon temple, the Kirtland Temple, completed in 1836.

Temple Lot

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As plans were drawn up to construct a temple in Kirtland, the decision was made to simultaneously begin work on a second temple at the church's colony in Jackson County, Missouri.
The Temple Lot, located in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, is the first site to be dedicated for the construction of a temple in the Latter Day Saint movement.

Kirtland Temple

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At great cost and sacrifice, the Latter Day Saints finished the Kirtland Temple in early 1836.
Owned and operated by the Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), the house of worship was the first temple to be built by adherents of the Latter Day Saint movement.

Nauvoo Temple

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The Nauvoo Temple stood only half finished.
The Nauvoo Temple was the second temple constructed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Other denominations with temples are the Apostolic United Brethren, the Church of Christ, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Peterson organized a new church body with a new Mormon temple on April 6, 1978, two months before the LDS Church's 1978 revelation, which allowed priesthood ordination to black people.

Far West, Missouri

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Conflict relating to the failure of the church's Kirtland Safety Society bank, caused the church presidency to leave Kirtland and move the church's headquarters to the Mormon settlement of Far West, Missouri.
The town was platted originally as a 1 mi square area, centered on a public square which was to house a temple.

Adam-ondi-Ahman

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They may also have dedicated a temple site in the neighboring Mormon settlement of Adam-ondi-Ahman.
The Latter Day Saints once proposed building a temple on the site.

Apostolic United Brethren

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Other denominations with temples are the Apostolic United Brethren, the Church of Christ, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Under his leadership, the Allred group did no missionary work or temple work, leaving those responsibilities to the LDS Church.

Endowment (Latter Day Saints)

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Differing from other churches in the Latter Day Saint tradition, members feel that the first endowment ceremonies were performed in Kirtland, Ohio, although the endowment performed in Kirtland differed significantly from the endowment performed by Smith in Nauvoo.
In the theology of the Latter Day Saint movement, an endowment refers to a gift of "power from on high", typically associated with Latter Day Saint temples.

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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Other denominations with temples are the Apostolic United Brethren, the Church of Christ, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The FLDS Church is the seventh Latter Day Saint denomination to have built a temple.

Doctrine and Covenants

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The 1970 World Conference concluded that several sections that had been added between the 1835 and 1844 editions—mainly dealing with the subjects of temple worship and baptism for the dead—had been published without proper approval of a church conference.

Sealing (Mormonism)

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In the LDS Church, temples are not only a House of the Lord, but are also where members of the church make covenants and perform sacred ordinances such as baptism for the dead, washing and anointing (or "initiatory" ordinances), the endowment, and eternal marriage sealings.
Sealing is an ordinance (ritual) performed in Latter Day Saint temples by a person holding the sealing authority.

Endowment (Mormonism)

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In the LDS Church, temples are not only a House of the Lord, but are also where members of the church make covenants and perform sacred ordinances such as baptism for the dead, washing and anointing (or "initiatory" ordinances), the endowment, and eternal marriage sealings.
The ceremony is performed in Latter Day Saint temples, which are dedicated specifically for the endowment and certain other ordinances sacred to Mormons, and are open only to Mormons who meet certain requirements.

Ordinance (Latter Day Saints)

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In the LDS Church, temples are not only a House of the Lord, but are also where members of the church make covenants and perform sacred ordinances such as baptism for the dead, washing and anointing (or "initiatory" ordinances), the endowment, and eternal marriage sealings.
Other Latter Day Saint ordinances are unique and usually performed within a Latter Day Saint temple.

Celestial marriage

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In the LDS Church, temples are not only a House of the Lord, but are also where members of the church make covenants and perform sacred ordinances such as baptism for the dead, washing and anointing (or "initiatory" ordinances), the endowment, and eternal marriage sealings.
Within the LDS Church, celestial marriage is an ordinance associated with a covenant that takes place inside temples by those authorized to hold the sealing power.

Latter Day Saint movement

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In the Latter Day Saint movement, a temple is a building dedicated to be a house of God and is reserved for special forms of worship. The most prolific builder of temples of the Latter Day Saint movement is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The Latter Day Saint movement was conceived as a restoration of practices believed to have been lost in a Great Apostasy from the true gospel of Jesus Christ.

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In the Latter Day Saint movement, a temple is a building dedicated to be a house of God and is reserved for special forms of worship.

Meeting house

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A temple differs from a church meetinghouse, which is used for [[Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Weekly services|weekly worship services]].

Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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A temple differs from a church meetinghouse, which is used for [[Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Weekly services|weekly worship services]].

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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The most prolific builder of temples of the Latter Day Saint movement is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

United States

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The Community of Christ operates two temples in the United States, which are open to the public and are used for worship services, performances, and religious education.

Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints)

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Other denominations with temples are the Apostolic United Brethren, the Church of Christ, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Great Apostasy

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The Latter Day Saint movement was conceived as a restoration of practices believed to have been lost in a Great Apostasy from the true gospel of Jesus Christ.

Old Testament

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Temple worship played a prominent role in the Bible's Old Testament, and in the Book of Mormon.