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Monday, December 28, 2015

Workers Sealed for Time & Eternity

Rhenand Cabase and Hanna Baraquel make their love bound for time and eternity as they happily get married in the Temple. Families and friends were present as they share the couple their joy and happiness on the very special occasion. Both of them are Ordinance workers , and Rhenand working at the same time in the operation of the non potable water system of the Temple Complex

Forgotten Carol in the Temple Complex

A multi stake Christmas musical play " The Forgotten Carol" a Michael Mclean composition was staged at the Temple Stake Center on consecutive  Saturdays from December 19 & 26. Investigators and non-members were invited to see the event as circulated by the public affairs.
Media covering the play

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Cebuano Temple President Called

Cebu City Phils Temple has new Temple President and Matron who are both from Cebu!

Cesar Abina Perez Jr., 60, Consolacion 2nd Ward, Cebu Philippines Consolacion Stake, called as president of the Cebu City Philippines Temple, succeeding President Arsenio A. Pagaduan. President Perez’s wife, Fe Visabella Alinsug Perez, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Aida C. Pagaduan. He serves as the Philippines Cebu CES coordinator. Brother Perez has served as an Area Seventy, president of the Philippines Cagayan de Oro Mission, stake president, bishop, and temple open house and dedication committee coordinator for the Cebu City Philippines Temple. An institute director for the Church Educational System, he was born in Tomas Oppus, Philippines, to Cesar Fernandez Sr. and Isabel Calimbas Abina Perez.
Sister Perez serves as an assistant public affairs director for the Cebu Philippines Region and as ward activity chairman. She served with her husband as he presided over the Philippines Cagayan de Oro Mission and has also served in a stake Relief Society presidency and as a Sunday School teacher. She was born in Consolacion, Philippines, to Aurelio Ceniza Alinsug and Felisa Semblante Visabella.


For Y2015, temple is closed on:

Dec 24-          Christmas Eve
Dec 25-          Christmas Day
Dec 31-          New Year’s Eve.

For Y2016, temple is closed on

Jan 1-                      New Year’s Day
Jan 25 to Feb 8         Maintenance closure
Apr 2 (after 11 am session) –         Gen Women’s Meeting (Rebroadcast)
Apr 9 -                     Gen Conf (Rebroadcast)
July 18 to Aug 1        Maintenance closure
Oct 1 (after 11 am session) –         Gen Women’s Meeting (Rebroadcast)
Oct 8 -           Gen Conf (Rebroadcast)
Dec 24-         Christmas Eve
Dec 31-         New Year’s Eve.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Employees Treat Outgoing Temple Presidency

Pres & Sister Pagaduan flanked with Elder & Sister Belleza
The employees held a sort of farewell gathering for the Temple Presidency. The program was held at the High Council room of the Temple Complex Stake Center. Employees took turns recalling how the Pagaduan's influences their lives and in working in the Temple. It was a fond recollection of wonderful three years time with them.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Safety & Security Orientation

 The Security and Temple Engineers conducted Safety and Security orientation to the new contractors and service providers of the complex. The attendees who are mostly non members were given an insight on the Temple standards and the sacredness of the Temple. Emphasis is given on the prevention of unsafe incidents.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Family Priority at Baptistry

Following directive from Temple Department to provide specific time for families to come to temple to perform baptisms & confirmations using family file names, leaders within the Cebu City Phils Temple district were notified of the schedule and time block. Even with the designated time block and due to the unique situation of the temple district , flexibility will be exercised  in accommodating families who come without appointment according to the letter.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015


For 2 weeks starting on January 13 until the 25th , the temple closes for its 1st annual maintenance shutdown this year. It can readily be seen along the main road as contractors set up their scaffolds in preparation of the Temple's facade general cleaning.After almost 5 years, the granite walls will be stripped and resealed to its original condition. During the shutdown, the Temple Team and Meetinghouse Facility Department execute planned activities that cannot be in regular Temple operating days. All of these works enhance the beauty and uplifting experience to guest and patron that enters the complex and the House of the Lord. 

Tuesday, January 6, 2015


After having a dry run  late last year with the Saturday afternoon , the Temple implements a new afternoon schedule for the new year 2015. Beginning January 3, except Friday, there is no longer a 7:00 Evening session as the last session is moved to 6:00PM. A new session time at 4:30PM is also introduced. Original schedule is still on effect during Fridays only.