Church OrganizationSee also Jesus Christ, Head of the Church; StakeMelchizedek … was the priest of the most high God, Gen. 14:18.able men … to be rulers of thousands, Ex. 18:21.Moses, and Aaron, … and seventy of the elders of Israel, Ex. 24:9 (Num. 11:16).Take thee Joshua … and lay thine hand upon him, Num. 27:18 (Deut. 34:9).Moses with the elders of Israel, Deut. 27:1.Joshua called the twelve men, Josh. 4:4.upon this rock I will build my church, Matt. 16:18.chose twelve, whom also he named apostles, Luke 6:13 (6:12–16).Lord appointed other seventy, Luke 10:1.have chosen you, and ordained you, John 15:16.take part of this ministry and apostleship, Acts 1:25.when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them, Acts 6:6.there were in the church … prophets and teachers, Acts 13:1.ordained them elders in every church, Acts 14:23.apostles and elders came together, Acts 15:6.ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular, 1 Cor. 12:27.built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Eph. 2:20.gave some, apostles; and some, prophets, Eph. 4:11.with the bishops and deacons, Philip. 1:1.ordain elders in every city, Titus 1:5.supposing that I spake of the brethren of the church, 1 Ne. 4:26.called the church of God, or the church of Christ, Mosiah 18:17.Mosiah had given Alma the authority over the church, Mosiah 26:8.consecrated to be teachers, and priests, and elders, Alma 4:7.I give unto you power that ye shall baptize, 3 Ne. 11:21.the number of them who had been called, 3 Ne. 12:1.they whom I have chosen to minister, 3 Ne. 13:25.shall one be ordained among you, 3 Ne. 18:5.name whereby we shall call this church, 3 Ne. 27:3.disciples of Jesus had formed a church of Christ, 4 Ne. 1:1.elders of the church, ordained priests and teachers, Moro. 3:1.The duty of the elders, priests, teachers, deacons, D&C 20:38.Which church was organized and established, D&C 21:3.done by common consent in the church, by much prayer, D&C 26:2.bishops to be set apart unto the church, D&C 68:14.the offices of elder and bishop are necessary, D&C 84:29.Therefore, let every man stand in his own office, D&C 84:109.officers belonging to my Priesthood, D&C 124:123.We believe in the same organization, A of F 1:6.See also Num. 27:17; 3 Ne. 15:12; 19:20.