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

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