Stake Young Men Presidency


Some of the stake young men presidency's responsibilities related to the Aaronic Priesthood include:

Orientation of Ward Young Men Leaders

8.3.4 [Ward Young Men presidencies] receive orientation and ongoing support from the stake Young Men presidency.

15.4.1 [Stake Young Men presidencies] orient newly called ward [Young Men] presidencies. They also provide ongoing encouragement, support, and instruction for ward [Young Men] presidencies and teachers.

Ongoing Encouragement, Support, and Instruction

15.4.1  They provide ongoing encouragement, support, and instruction for ward auxiliary presidencies and teachers. . . . They meet with these leaders regularly to learn of their needs, discuss the needs of the members they serve, and communicate information from the stake presidency. 

Ward Quorum Visits

15.4.1 Periodically [stake Young Men presidencies] visit ward meetings and classes as arranged with ward leaders.

Leadership Training

18.3.2 The stake presidency convenes one stake general priesthood meeting each year. All Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthood holders in the stake are to attend.

18.3.3  The stake presidency convenes a stake priesthood leadership meeting in connection with each stake conference. The presidency also convenes one other stake priesthood  leadership meeting during the year, for a total of three such meetings annually. The purposes of these meetings are to teach priesthood leaders their duties, increase their abilities, and strengthen their faith.

In these groups, the stake presidency may provide instruction or invite high councilors, the stake Young Men presidency, and others to assist.

Stake Activities and Scouting

18.3.9 The stake Aaronic Priesthood–Young Women committee meets as needed to plan stake-sponsored combined activities for young men and young women. Youth should be included as much as possible in planning and carrying out activities such as youth conferences, dances, devotionals, and multistake events.

18.3.11 Under the direction of the stake presidency, [the stake Young Men presidency] conducts training and coordinates support for the individual Aaronic Priesthood Scouting programs in each ward.

They register as unit commissioners and serve as liaisons to Scouting units within the stake. They also participate in district committee meetings and roundtables.

18.3.11 Stake Young Men and Primary presidencies also offer ongoing training and support for ward Young Men, Primary, and Scouting leaders.

Stake Council

18.3.7  The stake Young Men president attends the stake council, which meets two to four times a year as needed. The agenda may include reports on stake auxiliaries and on stake activities and programs as needed.