Community of Christ

Council of Twelve Apostles

Council of Twelve Apostles

Members of the Council of Twelve Apostles are high priests called and ordained to be special missionary witnesses. Assigned by the First Presidency, they carry major responsibility for church expansion, and serve as administrative supervisors of field jurisdictions.

Mareva M. Arnaud Tchong
Pacific and East Asia Mission Field

Australia Mission Centre
French Polynesia Mission Centre
Pacific Island Mission Centre
East Asia Mission Centre

East Asia Mission Centre president

Linda L. Booth
South Central USA Mission Field

Ark-La-Tex USA Mission Center
Coastal Bend USA Mission Center
Heart of Texas USA Mission Center
Mid-South USA Mission Center
Oklahoma USA Mission Center
Rio Grande USA Mission Center

Council of Twelve Apostles president
Communications director

Barbara L. Carter
Southeast USA Mission Field

Alabama-Northwest Florida USA Mission Center
Bountiful USA Mission Center
Brush Creek USA Mission Center
Florida USA Mission Center
Gulf USA Mission Center
Kentucky-Indiana USA Mission Center
South Central States USA Mission Center
Southeast USA Mission Center
Western Ohio USA Mission Center

Council of Twelve Apostles secretary
Ecumenical and Interfaith officer
Open Table
Spectacular and International Youth Forum

Bunda C. Chibwe
Africa Mission Field

Congo Katanga Mission Center
Ivory Coast and Togo Mission Centre
Kenya Mission Centre
Liberia and Sierra Leone Mission Centre
Malawi Mission Centre
Nigeria Mission Centre
South Central Africa Mission Centre
West Congo Kinshasa Mission Center

Janné C. Grover
Central USA Mission Field

Central USA Mission Center
Central Missouri USA Mission Center
Far West USA Mission Center
Gateway USA Mission Center
Midlands USA Mission Center

Disciple and Priesthood Formation Team Lead

Ronald D. Harmon Jr.
West USA Mission Field

Arizona USA Mission Center
Greater Pacific Northwest USA Mission Center
Pacific Southwest International Mission Center
Rocky Mountain USA Mission Center
Sierra Pacific USA Mission Center

USA Apostles Team lead
Pacific Southwest International Mission Center President
Leading Congregations in Mission

Richard C. N. James
Eurasia Mission Field

British Isles Mission
Western Europe Mission Center
Eurasia Mission Centre

Multi-nations Apostles Team lead

Robin Linkhart
North Central USA Mission Field

Cedar Valley-Nauvoo USA Mission Center
Chicago USA Mission Center
Headwaters USA Mission Center
Inland West USA Mission Center
Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center
Prairie Bluff USA Mission Center

Restoration heritage seeker ministry

Rick Maupin
Caribbean Mission Field

Caribbean Mission Center
Dominican Republic Mission Center

South Central/Southeast Asia Mission Field

Nepal Mission Center
South Central Asia Mission
Southeast Asia Mission Center

Abolish Poverty, End Suffering initiatives
Caribbean Mission Center president
South Central Asia Mission Center president

Lachlan Mackay
Northeast USA Mission Field

Chesapeake Bay USA Mission Center
Eastern Great Lakes USA Mission Center
Michigan USA Mission Center
Mid-Atlantic USA Mission Center
New England USA Mission Center

Historic Sites director
Church History and Sacred Story Ministries Team lead

Carlos Enrique Mejia
Central and South America Field

Central America Mission Center
Brazil Mission Center
Southern Cone of South America Mission Center
Northwest South America Mission Center

Arthur E. Smith
Canada, Haiti, Mexico Mission Field

Canada East Mission Centre
Canada West Mission Centre
Haiti Great North Mission Center
Haiti Great South Mission Center
Mexico-Texas Mexico/USA Mission Center

Indigenous Peoples Ministry

The Council of Twelve Apostles

Represent Christ primarily as ministers…

of leading global mission by inviting others to Christ's peace as apostolic witnesses.

Especially proclaim and promote…

God's reign; Christ's mission; and church identity, message, and beliefs in diverse cultural contexts.

Particularly minister with…

groups of disciples and seekers in diverse cultures to share the gospel in relevant ways and to invite response.

Support sacramental ministries by…

interpreting sacramental meaning and application in diverse cultural contexts, presiding at sacramental services, and performing most sacraments.

Promote community by…

promoting holistic "signal communities" of Christ's peace throughout the world.

Promote justice and peacemaking by…

building an international community of congregations as a global witness of Christ's peace.

Create ministry partnerships with…

seventies, high priests, evangelists, bishops, and mission center officers.