The Priesthood

“The Priesthood,” Friend, May 1984, 23

The Priesthood

Fill in the crossword puzzle according to the numbers on the blank lines. Note: the A following a number stands for Across, the D stands for Down.

Crossword puzzle
  • The three men who restored the Melchizedek Priesthood are 9A, 4A, and 1A.

    8A __ __ (three words) returned to earth to restore the Aaronic Priesthood.

  • Three offices in the Melchizedek Priesthood are 6A, 11A, and 2D __ (2 words).

  • A worthy male member of the Church twelve years of age or older can be ordained a 10D, and he can pass the sacrament.

  • A 3D helps prepare the sacrament. He is usually ordained to this office at age fourteen.

  • At age sixteen or older, a worthy male member of the Church can be ordained a 7D. He can then bless the sacrament, and he also has the authority to baptize.

  • The 12A Priesthood is the lesser priesthood and is named after the brother of Moses.

  • The 5D Priesthood is referred to as the higher priesthood and is named after a great high priest who lived during the time of the prophet Abraham.


  • Across—(1) John, (4) James, (6) elder, (8) John the Baptist, (9) Peter, (11) seventy, (12) Aaronic. Down—(2) high priest, (3) teacher, (5) Melchizedek, (7) priest, (10) deacon.