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Why the Mormons build temples:
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Public Open House
The general public is invited to attend the open house of the Kansas City Missouri Temple. Admission is free, but reservations are required.
Reservations: Open house tickets will be made available via the Church’s online reservation system beginning Monday, March 12, 2012. Make reservations.
Dates: Saturday, April 7 through Saturday, April 21, 2012 (excluding Sundays)
Hours: Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday–Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: 7001 Searcy Creek Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri – View Map
Dress: Modest dress is requested.
Parking: Parking attendants will guide you to an available parking space.
On Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., a 75-minute cultural celebration will be held commemorating the heritage of the Kansas City region through narration, song, and dance at the Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Missouri Temple will be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Sessions will be broadcast to congregations belonging to the temple district. Tickets and instructions for attendance will be made available through local priesthood leaders.
And for a good article on explaining why Mormons baptize for the dead, read the Deseret Newspaper’s article, “A Lutheran bishop’s perspective on Mormon baptism for the dead.”
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