Translations Team Lead
Lawrence W. Tyree, a minister for Community of Christ, is the language specialist. He leads the translations team for World Church international resource production. He holds the priesthood office of high priest.
He has been responsible for the Haiti and Caribbean regions and Advanced Leadership Studies, and served on the Council of Twelve Apostles. His assignments as an apostle included the West Central USA Mission Field, development of Internet Ministries, the Northeast/Europe Mission Field, Translations and Language Training, and Young Adult Ministries.
Born in Independence, Missouri, he attended Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, for two years. He then received a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Missouri–Kansas City, and a master of arts in religion from Park University, Parkville, Missouri.
Larry worked as senior district executive in the St. Louis Area Council of Boy Scouts of America; district executive in the Great Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America; and served as Youth Technical Advisor for the French Polynesia Region, Tahiti.
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 located in Independence, Missouri.