The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Mormon Temples

Rising amid one of the nation’s most historic cities, the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple is the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the state and serves Church members living in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.

The temple site stands in the heart of Philadelphia, situated diagonally across the street from Logan Square, one of the city’s great landmarks. Its urban location allows patrons to easily utilize public transportation to attend.
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pennsylvania Statistics
Temples

Under Construction: 1

Membership

51,406

Missions

2

Congregations

111

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Mormon temples are the holiest places of worship on earth for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Within these sacred walls, participants commit to live ethical and morally upright lives, and to be faithful to their spouse and family.