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Mesa Easter Pageant to Perform “Jesus the Christ” before Two-Year Hiatus
The closure will mean no Christmas lights or Easter pageants at the Mesa Temple during the lengthy construction project. Roc Arnett, Phoenix director of public affairs for the LDS Church, said more than , people attend the Christmas lights and 75, come to Easter events outside the temple each year. Both events attract big crowds to downtown Mesa where the temple is located. The Mesa Temple officially opened in with a neo-classical design highlighted by terracotta tiles and murals. The church has hired Gilbert-based Porter Brothers Inc. Those plans will be announced in the next couple of weeks, church officials said.
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This historical center tells the story of the early Mormon Settlers that helped to create this - An actor portraying Jesus writes on the ground as the woman taken in adultery is brought before Him.
An actor portraying Jesus is shown with children in a scene from the Mesa Easter Pageant. Photo by Scott P. We all come together with the same desire to testify. He has since been a part of the cast seven times, and this year, at age 25, he plays a Roman centurion. This prominent character asks followers of Christ, at the beginning of the pageant, who Jesus really is, having seen and felt things that make him want to know more. That centurion is one of several who mocks and whips Jesus, screams at Him, and then stands near Him when He is crucified, Denton says. Then he hears Him ask the Father to forgive them as He dies on the cross.
Mesa Arizona Temple Latest News. Recent News Articles September 16, — 3-pronged temple-area project rolls along October 4, — Redevelopment plan around Mesa's Mormon temple grows, calling for more demolitions September 30, — Scope of Mormon Temple-area project in Mesa to be doubled. News Stories. Monday, September 16, For the past seven months, trees have been planted at the Mesa Arizona Temple grounds, starting at the north end of the site and working south.
This is a repeating event april 6, pm. It sees actors, singers and dancers, a production staff of and several. It sees actors, singers and dancers, a production staff of and several large animals put on a minute performance about the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Attendance at this popular event ranges from 5, to 13, people per showing. If you want to avoid the crowds, definitely aim to attend one of the performances prior to Easter weekend. Each one begins at 8 p.