Monday, March 16, 2009

Temple Celebration

I don't know how many of you have heard but the church is going to be having a Temple Celebration for the Draper Temple and Oquirrh Mountain Temple Districts. The celebration will be on May 29 and 30. Jesse and I were called to be our Stake's Coordinators. Last night we had a kick-off fireside and a lot of the youth from our Stake attended. I am excited for this amazing opportunity to celebrate the two new temples that are opening right in our backdoor. From our Stake center you can see the Oquirrh Mountain Temple, the Draper Temple, and the Jordan River Temple. We are so lucky to live in such an amazing time where we have the opportunity to see so many new temples built and dedicated. We really should celebrate. Whenever I watch General Conference and hear them speak of the people in Africa, or South America, or Europe and how they have huge celebrations when new temples open I've always thought "that is amazing! Why don't we ever get to do anything like that?" And now we get this amazing opportunity to do just that. I can't wait to spend time with the youth in our Stake and celebrate these beautiful temples that the Lord has blessed us with. I'm sure I'll be talking about this a lot in the next couple of months so I just thought I'd let you all know what in the world I'll be talking about. There's even a blog for the Temple Celebration...

(This is a picture of the Oquirrh Mountain Temple during construction...)

And now I just need to find the time to attend the Temple so I can show my appreciation for it :)