High Council
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    High Council


    Twelve high priests who sit as a council under the direction of a stake presidency and minister in teaching, training, and supervising stake personnel or programs. The high council also convenes as a disciplinary council in cases of serious personal transgression.

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    “Chapter 32: The Church of Jesus Christ in Kirtland: 1833–1834”

    Learning Resources

    General Resources

    “High Council,” Handbook 2, 15.3

    Church Magazines

    “Would you please help me understand the meaning of Doctrine and Covenants 107:36, which speaks of the authority of stake high councils?” Ensign, July 1982

    “What are the reasons for and the process of excommunication” New Era, July 1975

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