Plan Your Visit
THE INDEPENDENCE TEMPLE AND AUDITORIUM ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO COVID-19.
Temple and Auditorium
Community of Christ invites all to visit the Temple and Auditorium which house the denomination’s International Headquarters.
In the Temple, visitors can follow the Worshiper’s Path, filled with symbolic artwork, or the 1,600-seat Temple Sanctuary, featuring a spiral ceiling rising 195 feet and the 102-rank, 5,685-pipe organ. The Temple also houses a Meditation Chapel which overlooks a garden designed by master gardeners from Japan, an award-winning stained-glass window, and a museum filled with historical artifacts. (All tours of the museum are subject to docent availability.)
The Auditorium features a 5,800-seat chamber with an expansive domed ceiling rising 90 feet. The chamber features one of the largest free-standing organs in the United States with 6,334 pipes.