Elder
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    Elder

    Overview

    An office of the Melchizedek Priesthood. Also used as a title for male missionaries or General Authorities of the Church. Elders have authority to bestow the gift of the Holy Ghost by the laying on of hands and to bestow priesthood blessings.

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