Priesthood Line of Authority

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kalnius
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Priesthood Line of Authority

Postby kalnius » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:56 pm

When a brother is ordained to the office of an Elder in the Melchizedek Priesthood, he usually receives a written priesthood line of authority (PLA) from the one who ordains him.

My question: When an Elder is then ordained to High Priest and is given another PLA, which is used, the original or the one for High Priest ordination?

Thanks.

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Re: Priesthood Line of Authority

Postby aebrown » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:33 pm

A person's PLA is based on their current office -- elder, high priest, or apostle. Ordination as a bishop or patriarch does not affect the PLA (in those cases, it would still be the high priest ordination that would determine the PLA).

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Re: Priesthood Line of Authority

Postby craigklein » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:44 pm

I understand that we can submit an online request for our PLA... Where can we do so?

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Re: Priesthood Line of Authority

Postby russellhltn » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:48 pm

craigklein wrote:I understand that we can submit an online request for our PLA... Where can we do so?


The details can be found here.

There seems to be a new place, found in the "Tools" of lds.org: here
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: Priesthood Line of Authority

Postby lboggs » Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:42 am

Is there any chance of getting LoA added into MLS as a standard part of the ordination process?

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Re: Priesthood Line of Authority

Postby aebrown » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:40 am

lboggs wrote:Is there any chance of getting LoA added into MLS as a standard part of the ordination process?

I'd say there's little to no chance of getting a new feature like that added to MLS. Minimal development efforts are being devoted to MLS at this point; the focus is on moving MLS functionality to Leader and Clerk Resources on LDS.org.

However, you could certainly make that suggestion for Clerk Resources; you could use the Feedback link on LDS.org to submit your idea.


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