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Last year, two Hurricane Katrina survivors threw the switch to turn the Mesa Arizona Temple gardens into a dazzling world of Christmas lights.
Ben Riding of Mesa wires a mixing board Wednesday that will be used in performances during the holiday season at the Mesa Arizona Temple Visitors Center.
November 14, 2004
Michele Thompson knelt in the flower beds at the Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mesa and, using twist-ties, secured strings of red Christmas lights to flower arrangements.
GETTING READY: Wes Ridley of Tempe wraps blue lights around a tree Tuesday at the Arizona Mormon Temple Gardens in Mesa.
For 37 nights, the Arizona Mormon Temple Gardens of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be ablaze in dazzling Christmas lights for one of the East Valley’s Christmas traditions.
The Arizona Mormon Temple grounds in Mesa will burst into a dazzling blaze of colorful lights Friday night when the “Temple Garden Christmas: A Celebration of Lights and Music” kicks off for its 24th holiday season.
American Idol finalist and Mesa Mormon Brooke White pushes the button held by Lee Galloway to light the 29th annual Mesa Arizona Temple garden Christmas lights display, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008.
They no longer estimate how many lights actually glow in the massive display, but come Friday, tens of thousands of colored lights will begin to blaze in the night at the Mesa Arizona Temple Gardens of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Back in the early ‘90s when grunge was all the rage, Stone Temple Pilots, with their crunching guitar riffs and aggressive vocals, were lumped in with such Seattle bands as Soundgarden and Pearl Jam.
SALT LAKE CITY - Mormon church president Thomas S. Monson said Saturday the church has plans to build five new temples worldwide, three abroad and two in the United States.
TOKYO - The Kamiyacho Open Terrace cafe in central Tokyo has all the trappings of a trendy establishment — good coffee, homemade dessert, an airy terrace. But what makes the cafe truly interesting is its setting: inside the Buddhist Komyoji temple, one of many across Japan offering new services — concerts, discos, yoga classes — in a struggle to stay relevant in an increasingly secular society.
Continuing the tradition that has lasted more than three decades, the Mesa Arizona Temple Gardens will again host the spectacular Christmas lights display that is recognized as one of the most beautiful in the state.
The Gilbert Town Council approved the East Valley's second Mormon temple this week in front of a crowd that surprised even church leaders with the amount of support offered by the public.
A young woman already used to the bright lights flipped the switch Friday night, Nov. 28 night and turned the Mesa Arizona Temple Grounds into a dazzling world of colorful holiday splendor.
It came as dramatic news last spring for Arizona Mormons. Leaders in Salt Lake City announced in late April that new temples would be built in Gilbert and in the Gila Valley cities of either Safford or Thatcher in eastern Arizona to accommodate the church’s growth.
Retail may be in a drought, but for many garden supply stores, it's been a green season in more ways than one. We're paying a lot more attention to beautifying our own backyards, perhaps because we're traveling less.
Angel Moroni sits a top the Salt Lake Temple Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Utah’s most-visited landmark, the granite-towered Temple Square invokes the mystery of Mormonism. The 35-acre square is the worldwide headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and features the church’s sacred temple, one of the world’s largest genealogy libraries and spectacular gardens. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Again this year, beautiful lighting throughout the garden areas, as well as the exhibit of international nativity scenes inside the Visitors’ Center, will draw thousands of people to the Mesa Temple Garden Christmas Lights Display. [John Power photos]
The Salt lake Temple is shown Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Utah’s most-visited landmark, the granite-towered Temple Square invokes the mystery of Mormonism. The 35-acre square is the worldwide headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and features the church’s sacred temple, one of the world’s largest genealogy libraries and spectacular gardens. The square is open every day of the year from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., and free tours are available in 30 different languages. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
From left to right Mesa resident Chris Evelsizor, Phoenix resident Ron Archuleta and Mesa resident Jason Williams hold candles and sing as members of the gay community hold a candle light vigil across the street from the Mesa Mormon Temple during the Mesa Arizona Temple Garden Lights display in Mesa, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008.
Visitors pass through lighted walkways during the 29th annual Mesa Temple Garden Christmas Lights display in Mesa, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 28, 2008.
American Idol finalist and Mesa Mormon Brooke White pushes the button held by Lee Galloway to light the Christmas display during the 29th annual Mesa Temple Garden Christmas Lights display in Mesa, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's internationally-acclaimed ski resorts are the main reason people visit Salt Lake City in the winter, but there are plenty of fun, free and interesting things to do in Salt Lake City while in the area and other times of year. Here's a sampling: