Community of Christ Temple
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 (by appointment).
The Auditorium (not on tour) 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.Address
1001 W Walnut Ave
Independence MO, 64050
April - Oct. Guided tours: Mon - Sat. 9:00 -12:00, 1:30 - 4:30, Sun 1:30-4:30. Nov. - Mar: No tours on Sunday. Organ Recitals are held daily 3:00-3:30 June -Aug, Sept - May on Sunday 3:00-3:30.