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Church schedules open house, rededication dates for the Tokyo Japan Temple

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The Tokyo Japan Temple will be rededicated on July 3, 2022.

The Tokyo Japan Temple will be rededicated on July 3, 2022.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Open house and rededication dates are scheduled for the Tokyo Japan Temple.

The announcement was made by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Wednesday in a news release.

When is the Tokyo Japan Temple open house?

  • An open house with public tours of the new temple will begin Friday, June 3, through Saturday, June 18, except for the two Sundays during that period — June 5 and June 12.

Will there be a youth devotional for the Tokyo Japan Temple?

  • A youth devotional is scheduled for Saturday, July 2.

When is the Tokyo Japan Temple rededication?

  • President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency, will preside at the rededication, with three sessions scheduled for Sunday, July 3, at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.
  • The rededication services and youth devotional will be broadcast to all units in the Tokyo temple district. Additional details regarding the temple rededication will be announced at a future date.

Timeline of the Tokyo Japan Temple

  • The Tokyo Japan Temple — the church’s first in Asia — was announced in 1975 and dedicated Oct. 27-29, 1980, by President Spencer W. Kimball.
  • The church announced the closure of the Tokyo Japan Temple, as well as three others, for extensive renovations in April 2017.

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