Bishopric 2nd Counselor

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Is a member of the bishopric. Takes delegated responsibility for any duty assigned by the stake president. May act temporarily in the place of the stake president, except as noted in the Handbook. The bishop has five principal responsibilities in the ward:

  1. Presiding high priest
  2. President of the Aaronic Priesthood
  3. Common judge
  4. Oversees welfare matters
  5. Oversees records, finances, and the use and security of the meetinghouse

Handbook references

Handbook 1: Chapter 2


Ward bishopric meeting, Ward PEC, Ward Council, Bishopric Youth Committee. The bishopric plans sacrament meeting and other ward meetings listed in Handbook 2, Chapter 18.

Priesthood leader


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