Kirtland Temple
A National Historic Landmark

Please join us at the Kirtland Temple and at other sites for meaningful events. At the Kirtland Temple, we offer annual Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter services as well as our Emma Hale Smith Hymn Festival. All are welcome to worship and celebrate!


2015

All are invited to worship in the Kirtland Temple for the following special services:

Christmas Hymn Sing Sunday, December 20, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

The Christmas Hymn Sing will be held Sunday evening, December 20, 2015, and the service begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve ServiceThursday, December 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

The Christmas Eve Service will be held Thursday evening, December 24, 2015, and the service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Temple doors open at 6:30 p.m.
This service is open to the public and sponsored by Community of Christ.

Kirtland Temple Easter Series: All are welcome to worship in the Kirtland Temple during the Annual Easter services series.

  • Maunday Thursday Service
    Thursday, March 24, 2016. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the service begins at 7:30 p.m.

  • Good Friday Easter Service
    March 25, 2016. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the service begins at 7:30 p.m.

  • Easter Sunrise Service
    Sunday morning, March 27, 2016. Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. and the service begins at 7:30 a.m.

Emma Hale Smith Hymn Festival
July 25, 2016, held in the lower court of the Kirtland Temple. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. The Festival will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Seating is limited to 300. First-come-first-serve. For additional information you may call the Kirtland Temple Visitor Center at: 440-256-1830. Proceeds from the offering of this event will go to the Kirtland Temple Endowment fund--dedicated to the preservation of the Kirtland Temple.

Kirtland Community Thanksgiving Service
The annual service is organized and led by the Kirtland Ministerial Alliance, a coalition of civic and pastoral leaders from the Kirtland Community. The Community Thanksgiving Service will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the offering of this event will go to the Kirtland Area Service Council.
The Christmas Hymn Sing, Sunday evening, December 18, 2016

The Christmas Hymn Sing
Sunday evening, December 18, 2016, and the service begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service
The Christmas Eve Service will be held Saturday evening, December 24, 2016, and the service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Temple doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Please check back with us regularly for additional event information.

 

 

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Download a script for an Emma Hymn Festival in your congregation!

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Easter Service at the Kirtland Temple
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Hymn Festivals

Emma Smith Festival Resources

The eighth annual Emma Hale Smith Festival was held in the Lower Court of the Kirtland Temple on July 10, 2011. Nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the life and times of Emma Hale Smith through many of the hymns she selected in the early hymnals. July 10th marked the 204th anniversay of Emma Hale Smith's birth.

All are invited to worship and celebrate with us in the Temple at these services.

 


 

 

Kirtland Temple Mission Statement:
Engaging visitors in the legacy of the Kirtland Temple, embracing the sacred and secular significance of the historic site, and promoting religious tolerance and open dialogue among all people.


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