Community of Christ

Elder

Priesthood - Elder
Represent Christ primarily as ministers…

of congregational community-building, leading others in the congregation in pursuing the Mission Initiatives.

Especially proclaim and promote…

Christ-centered congregational community by modeling intentional witness and invitation and mentoring others in Christ’s mission.

Particularly minister with…

congregations to build sacred community and engage in Christ’s mission.

Support sacramental ministries by…

preparing congregations for sacramental encounters with God, presiding at sacramental services, and performing most sacraments.

Promote community by…

serving as ministers of mission within and beyond the walls of the congregation.

Promote justice and peacemaking by…

leading justice and peacemaking in and through congregations.

Create ministry partnerships with…

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