The Community of Christ is led by a First Presidency, consisting of a president and two counselors. The president is regarded as a prophet. The church’s ministry is overseen by a Council of Twelve Apostles and the financial concerns of the church are overseen by the Presiding Bishopric.
Who is the prophet of Community of Christ?
Stephen Mark Veazey is the current Prophet-President of Community of Christ, headquartered in Independence, Missouri. Veazey’s name was presented to the church in March 2005 by a joint council of church leaders led by the Council of Twelve Apostles, as the next Prophet-President.
Does the RLDS church have a prophet?
The included persons have served as President of the organization. The Community of Christ was formerly (1872–2001) known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS).
List of Prophet-Presidents of the Community of Christ.
|Ordination||April 6, 1830|
|End of term||June 27, 1844|
|Death||June 27, 1844|
Does the Community of Christ believe in the Book of Mormon?
Both Community of Christ and LDS Church accept the Book of Mormon as a second canon of scripture and views it as an additional witness of Jesus Christ that complements the Bible. Community of Christ publishes two versions of the book through its official publishing arm, Herald House.
Who founded the Community of Christ?
President Russell M. Nelson, President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring make up the First Presidency.
Who owns the Kirtland Temple?
Kirtland temple today
The Community of Christ currently owns and cares for the temple, which is a National Historic Landmark. To tour the temple, visitors are charged a $5 maintenance fee, though other tours are available at various prices and worship services can be arranged in advance.