Overview

The Merida Mexico Temple is the 92nd operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 9th temple completed in Mexico. This temple is located in the Mexican state of Yucatán on the north end of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico. This historically rich area is the heart of Mesoamerica being in the midst of some of the world's most renowned archaeological ruins including the famous Uxmal and Chichén Itzá Mayan ruins.


History

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Mérida Mexico Temple was held on the same day as the groundbreaking ceremony for the Memphis Tennessee Temple.

Temple District

The Mérida Mexico Temple serves members from 13 stakes and 2 districts headquartered in Yucatán, Quintana Roo, and Northern Campeche:

Yucatán

  1. Calkini Mexico District
  2. Merida Mexico Stake
  3. Merida Mexico Brisas Stake
  4. Merida Mexico Centro Stake
  5. Merida Mexico Chuburna Stake
  6. Merida Mexico Itzimna Stake
  7. Merida Mexico Lakin Stake
  8. Ticul Mexico District
  9. Tizimin Mexico Stake

Quintana Roo

  1. Cancun Mexico Stake
  2. Cancun Mexico Haciendas Stake
  3. Cancun Mexico Kabah Stake
  4. Chetumal Mexico Stake
  5. Playa del Carmen Mexico Stake

Northern Campeche

  1. Campeche Mexico Stake

Temple Presidents

  1. Abraham Martínez 2019–
  2. Augusto Peña 2016–2019
  3. Oscar B. García 2013–2016
  4. Zeniff Mejía Mora 2010–2013
  5. Ronald E. Dyer 2007–2010
  6. Carl L. Call 2004–2007
  7. Fernando R. Gómez 2001–2004
  8. Nefi Treviño 2000–2001

See Also


Merida Mexico Temple

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The Merida Mexico Temple is the 92nd operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 9th temple completed in Mexico. This temple is located in the Mexican state of Yucatán on the north end of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico. This historically rich area is the heart of Mesoamerica being in the midst of some of the world's most renowned archaeological ruins including the famous Uxmal and Chichén Itzá Mayan ruins.


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