Colorful flowers greet visits outside the Pocatello Idaho Temple.

Colorful flowers greet visits outside the Pocatello Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple public open house started this week. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

More than 50 people representing 15 different faiths associated with the Portneuf Valley Interfaith Fellowship toured the new Pocatello Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Wednesday.

The opportunity to come together for the temple open house had a family reunion feel to it because members of the group haven’t been able to meet as often in recent months, said Sherri Matson, a Latter-day Saint and past president of the interfaith group.

“They were all so excited to be part of it and to share the temple. … They claimed it as ‘our temple,’” said Matson, who helped organize the tours this week. “They thought it was a beautiful building and their excitement to share in the experience was incredible.”

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More than 50 people representing 15 different faiths associated with the Portneuf Valley Interfaith Fellowship toured the new Pocatello Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Wednesday.

The tour was one of many taking place as the Pocatello Idaho Temple opened its doors for the public open house this week. Tens of thousands are expected to visit the temple between now and the end of October. To make a reservation or learn additional information, visit pocatellotemple.org.

The Deseret News spoke with three faith leaders from the Pocatello area and asked them to share their impressions of the new temple in the city’s …read more

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