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Overview

The Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple is the 99th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 1st temple completed in the Caribbean and in the Dominican Republic. It is found on a tree-covered, slightly elevated location in a southern, upscale area just a few minutes from the center of Santo Domingo next to the National Music Conservatory. The beautiful site, open to the public, offers an expansive view of the Caribbean Sea to the south.


History

Temple District

The Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple serves members from 27 stakes and 14 districts headquartered in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Cuba, Dutch Caribbean, Guadeloupe, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Dominican Republic

  1. Azua Dominican Republic District
  2. Bani Dominican Republic District
  3. Barahona Dominican Republic District
  4. Bonao Dominican Republic District
  5. Cotui Dominican Republic District
  6. Dajabon Dominican Republic District
  7. La Romana Dominican Republic Stake
  8. La Vega Dominican Republic District
  9. Los Alcarrizos Dominican Republic Stake
  10. Navarrete Dominican Republic Stake
  11. Puerto Plata Dominican Republic Stake
  12. San Cristobal Dominican Republic Stake
  13. San Francisco de Macoris Dominican Republic Stake
  14. San Juan Dominican Republic District
  15. San Pedro Dominican Republic District
  16. Santiago Dominican Republic East Stake
  17. Santiago Dominican Republic North Stake
  18. Santiago Dominican Republic South Stake
  19. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Stake
  20. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Central Stake
  21. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Duarte Stake
  22. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic El Almirante Stake
  23. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Independencia Stake
  24. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Las Americas Stake
  25. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Las Caobos Stake
  26. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Los Restauradores Stake
  27. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Oriental Stake
  28. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Ozama Stake
  29. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic San Geronimo Stake
  30. Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Villa Mella Stake


Puerto Rico

  1. Caguas Puerto Rico Stake
  2. Mayaguez Puerto Rico Stake
  3. Ponce Puerto Rico Stake
  4. San Juan Puerto Rico Stake
  5. Toa Baja Puerto Rico Stake

Trinidad and Tobago

  1. Port of Spain Trinidad Stake

Barbados

  1. Christ Church Barbados District

Cuba

  1. Havana Cuba District

Dutch Caribbean

  1. ABC Islands District

Guadeloupe

  1. Guadeloupe District

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  1. Kingstown St Vincent District


Temple Presidents

Temple presidents are called to oversee all activities performed at the temple. They serve voluntarily, usually for a period of several years. Following is a list of the current and former presidents of the Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple.

  1. Miguel A. Lee 2019–
  2. John E. Rappleye 2016–2019
  3. Garry R. Flake 2013–2016
  4. Larry K. Bair 2010–2013
  5. Donald G. Harris 2007–2010
  6. Edward H. Petersen 2004–2007
  7. Arthur F. Coombs Jr. 2000–2004


See Also

References


Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple

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The Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple is the 99th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 1st temple completed in the Caribbean and in the Dominican Republic. It is found on a tree-covered, slightly elevated location in a southern, upscale area just a few minutes from the center of Santo Domingo next to the National Music Conservatory. The beautiful site, open to the public, offers an expansive view of the Caribbean Sea to the south.

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