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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Overview

The Twelve Apostles are chosen as special witnesses of Christ to all the world. The quorum is the second-highest governing body of the Church. It becomes the presiding body of the Church in the event of the death of the prophet, until a new President of the Church is chosen and ordained.

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Scriptures

Scripture References

Scripture Study Resources

Messages from Church Leaders

Additional Messages

Videos

“Elder Bednar Speaks on Apostles Role”

“Jesus Calls Twelve Apostles to Preach and Bless Others”

Learning Resources

General Resources

Calling an Apostle of the Lord,” ChurchofJesusChrist.org

Meet Today’s Prophets and Apostles,” ChurchofJesusChrist.org

In the News

President Nelson Reflects on Being an Apostle of the Lord,” Church News

Teachings of Presidents of the Church

Teaching Resources

Stories and Activities for Teaching Children

Apostles,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children

Special Witness,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children