Officers Sustained Form and the Aaronic Priesthood Presidencies

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Officers Sustained Form and the Aaronic Priesthood Presidencies

Postby dwsmith2 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:01 pm

I was looking at the Officers Sustained Form available online, and I noticed that the presidencies of the Aaronic Priesthood (deacons quorum, teachers quorum, and priests quorum presidencies) are listed as being sustained by the general ward body.

Handbook 2 says that these officers are sustained by quorum members, and the Young Women presidencies and Melchizedek Priesthood presidencies/group leaders are sustained in their individual classes, quorums, or groups. Why are the Aaronic Priesthood presidencies sustained by the general ward membership instead of in their individual quorums?

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Postby russellhltn » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:15 pm

The "Officers Sustained Form" is used during Ward or Stake Conference. In that, we sustain a number of positions that are not sustained by the general membership at the time they are called. For example, the Prophet, Quorum of the Twelve, area leaders, etc.
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