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12.09.2013

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Priest: Priesthood Duties

Priests officiate the sacrament table and offer sacramental prayers. They can prepare and pass the sacrament. They can also baptize confer the Aaronic and ordain deacons, teachers, and other priests.

• Serve others

priests assist the bishop in "administering...  temporal things" (D&C 107:68). This may include gathering fast offerings caring for the poor and needy. caring for the meetinghouse and grounds. serving as a messenger for the bishop, and fulfilling other assignments from the bishop.

• Invite All to come unto Christ

priests preach, teach, expound, exhort.
and visit the house of each member, and exhort them to pray vocally and in secret and attend to all family duties" (D&C 20:46-47) One way to do this is by serving as a home teacher priests also continue to "see that there is no iniquity in lying, backbiting, nor evil speaking" (D&C 20:54), This responsibility includes being a peacemaker and being an example of moral integrity and uprightness.

They continue to warn, expound, exhort, and teach, and invite all to come unto Christ" (D&C 20:59) This includes setting a good example fellowshipping quorum members and others, speaking in Church meetings, sharing the gospel, and bearing testimony

(°}Yes, I take this all VERY seriously{°)

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