The Abu Dhabi Stake Center


Not your mother’s stake center


I’ve been intending to post this item, about Elder Holland’s dedication of the Abu Dhabi Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the United Arab Emirates, for quite a while now:


There.  I’ve finally done it.


I simply find the building — and the sheer thought of the building — amazing.



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  • John Ziebarth

    The Deseret News article mentions the “dome shaped ‘steeples’”. Looks to me like The Newport Beach, Califonia temple with its two domes, had some influence here.

    • danpeterson

      The Newport Beach Temple actually looks slightly “Islamic” to me. On the inside, too. Perhaps even especially on the inside.