Director of Kirtland Temple Historic Site
Kirtland Historic Site
Seth L. Bryant, a minister for Community of Christ, is the director of the Kirtland Temple Historic Site. Previously he was a missional consultant and expansion minister for the Western USA Mission Field. He holds the priesthood office of seventy.
Seth received a bachelor of science in English from Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah; a master of arts in religious studies from the University of Florida in Gainesville; and a master of arts in religion from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Seth also completed a basic leadership course for professional naval chaplaincy and served with the US Navy Chaplain Corps, assigned to 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, and deployed to Afghanistan.
Before becoming a chaplain, he served as associate pastor for the Cedar Ridge Congregation in Nashville and as a field specialist. A native of Sandy, Utah, and a convert to Community of Christ, Seth also previously served as a full-time missionary for the LDS Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Seth has been a member of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable. He received the Wildermuth Award for Promising Scholarship from the John Whitmer Historical Association, Outstanding Graduate of the English Department from Westminster College, and attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.
Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.” Community of Christ International Headquarters is in Independence, Missouri.