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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    Scripture References

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    Messages from Church Leaders


    “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

    Teachings of Presidents of the Church

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