Community of Christ

Teacher

Priesthood - Teacher
Represent Christ primarily as ministers…

of presence who model Jesus as Peacemaker through interpersonal (one-to-one) reconciliation and peacemaking.  

Especially proclaim and promote…

the Worth of All Persons and create an environment that is ready to listen and slow to criticize with individuals and in congregations.

Particularly minister with…

individuals to encourage peace and healing of relationships and, where needed, reconciliation through trained facilitators.

Support sacramental ministries by…

extending the hand of reconciliation to those with broken spirits and encouraging participation in the blessings of the sacraments.

Promote community by…

encouraging development and nurturing of a healing, redeeming, and prayerful environment.

Promote justice and peacemaking by…

personally living out and encouraging others to build relationships based on love and acceptance and referring individuals for reconciliation to appropriate professional services.

Create ministry partnerships with…

bishops, pastors, and evangelists.