IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE: The Idaho Falls Temple is now closed until April 30, 2020.
This temple has suspended all operations and ordinances until further notice.
If you have an existing appointment for a sealing or your own endowment, you will be contacted by temple staff.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is suspending all temple activity due to concerns over the coronavirus.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following letter March 25, 2020, to Latter-day Saints everywhere.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
After careful and prayerful consideration, and with a desire to be responsible global citizens, we have decided to suspend all temple activity Churchwide at the end of the day on March 25, 2020. This is a temporary adjustment, and we look forward to the day when the temples will reopen.
Please be assured of our sincere love and appreciation for your devotion and faith.
The First Presidency
The following details have also been provided:
- Temple staff will contact all patrons with an existing appointment to confirm cancellation.
- When temples resume activity, patrons should contact the temple to reschedule their living ordinances.
- Members with additional questions are invited to visit with their bishop or stake president.
ORIGINAL: The Idaho Falls Temple is now closed Wednesday, March 25, 2020 to Saturday, April 18, 2020.
Based on direction from the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, temple activities have been temporarily adjusted. Where possible, living sealings and associated living ordinances will continue to be performed.
If you have an existing appointment for a sealing or your own endowment, temple staff will be contacting you to confirm or adjust the appointment as needed.
The performance of proxy ordinances is suspended until further notice.
As long as the temple remains open for living ordinances, names may be submitted for the prayer roll. You can check this page for updates.