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High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby michaelfish » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:06 am

As an STS, I have access to the Handbook of Instructions 1 and CDOL (LDS.org) but one of our High Counselors is reporting he does not have access to either.

Is this correct?

He said he would like to use it to keep in contact with other Stake's YM/YW Stake leaders regarding multi-stake dances. He has assembled his own personal list but it is constantly changing and keeping it updated is difficult.

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Re: High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby lajackson » Mon Jul 13, 2015 3:04 pm

michaelfish wrote:As an STS, I have access to the Handbook of Instructions 1 and CDOL (LDS.org) but one of our High Counselors is reporting he does not have access to either.

Is this correct?

Yes. You actually have access because you are an assistant stake clerk (for technology). High councilors, auxiliary presidents, do not have access to Handbook 1 or CDOL.

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Re: High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby russellhltn » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:04 pm

Handbook 1: Introduction lists the distribution. High Council is not on that. It strikes me as a little odd, since their role is to advise the ward leaders and much of that is in Handbook 1. But that's the way it is.
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Re: High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby aebrown » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:16 pm

russellhltn wrote:Handbook 1: Introduction lists the distribution. High Council is not on that. It strikes me as a little odd, since their role is to advise the ward leaders and much of that is in Handbook 1. But that's the way it is.

High councilors advise auxiliaries and priesthood leaders. The information covering their roles is in Handbook 2. Handbook 1 is focused on what bishops and stake presidents (that's actually the title -- "Handbook 1: Stake Presidents and Bishops") and should have very little that concerns high councilors in their advisory roles.

Getting back to the original post, which was primarily about CDOL: the stake clerk has access to CDOL and it's clearly within his responsibility to provide contact information to high councilors when appropriate. When I was a stake clerk I did that all the time, and it never crossed my mind that a high councilor should have that access. However, unless something has changed recently, even a stake clerk doesn't have access to YM/YW leaders in stakes other than his own.

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Re: High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby andersot » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:07 pm

Being the HC member in Brother Fish's original post, I'll just keep maintaining my multi-stake contact list manually for now, then. :-)

Having the responsibility to coordinate monthly youth dances among a dozen stakes in our area, and coordinate an annual Spring Formal with a partially overlapping group of fifteen or so stakes, a more automatic way to collect multi-stake contact info would have been very, VERY helpful.

But we'll carry on, as before. :-)

And yes, a bishop asked me to track down a handbook answer for him... So one of the Stake Clerks helped me do that yesterday too. QED.

Thanks, everyone!

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Re: High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby jonesrk » Tue Jul 14, 2015 7:16 am

aebrown wrote: However, unless something has changed recently, even a stake clerk doesn't have access to YM/YW leaders in stakes other than his own.

That hasn't changed. They would have to get the contact info to the stake clerk in the other stake.
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Re: High Counselor access to CDOL and Handbook I

Postby russellhltn » Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:18 am

jonesrk wrote:
aebrown wrote: However, unless something has changed recently, even a stake clerk doesn't have access to YM/YW leaders in stakes other than his own.

That hasn't changed. They would have to get the contact info to the stake clerk in the other stake.

I can see the stake presidency - including clerks. That's about it.
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