Community of Christ

High Priest

Priesthood - High Priest
Represent Christ primarily as ministers…

of vision who model servant leadership and mentor and develop leaders in congregations, mission centers, and communities.

Especially proclaim and promote…

the peace of Jesus Christ in congregations and groups of congregations, mission centers, and communities.

Particularly minister with…

congregations, mission centers, apostolic fields, and communities discovering God’s call.

Support sacramental ministries by…

fostering spiritual growth and wholeness in congregations and preparing them for sacramental experiences, presiding at sacramental services, and performing most sacraments.

Promote community by…

building bridges between people, congregations, mission centers, apostolic fields, and ecumenical settings to promote a sense of the broader faith community.

Promote justice and peacemaking by…

bridging economic, cultural, social, and theological differences in and among individuals, congregations, mission centers, and communities.

Create ministry partnerships with…

apostles, evangelists, mission center leaders, pastors, elders, and ecumenical associations.

High priests are members of the Quorum (or group) of High Priests. The primary purpose of the quorum is to provide training, support, and ongoing education for all high priests in the church. The quorum is led by a president, a secretary, and two counselors.

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