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Presiding bishop

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A presiding bishop is an ecclesiastical position in some denominations of Christianity. [1]

61 relations: Aaronic priesthood (Latter Day Saints), Albert A. Chambers, Anglican Church of South America, Anglican Communion, Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil, Anglican Rite Jurisdiction of the Americas, Apostolic succession, Archbishop, Bishop, Bishop (Latter Day Saints), Charles Edward Blake Sr., Christianity, Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints), Church of England, Church of God in Christ, Community of Christ, Confessional Lutheranism, Council on the Disposition of the Tithes, Ecclesiastical polity, Ecclesiastical province, Ecclesiology, Edward Partridge, Elizabeth Eaton, Episcopal Church (United States), Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, Episcopal polity, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, First Presidency, First Presidency (Community of Christ), First Presidency (LDS Church), Gérald Caussé, General authority, General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, George David Cummins, Georgia (U.S. state), Gilbert E. Patterson, House of Bishops, Kohen, Latter Day Saint movement, List of Lutheran denominations in North America, Mark Hanson, Michael Curry (bishop), Nauvoo, Illinois, Pastor, Pentecostalism, Presiding Bishop (LDS Church), Primate (bishop), Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), ..., Ray Sutton, Religious denomination, Sacrament, Stassi D. Cramm, Stephen Elliott (bishop), Succession crisis (Latter Day Saints), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tithe, United Episcopal Church of North America, Ward (LDS Church), Young Men (organization). Expand index (11 more) »

Aaronic priesthood (Latter Day Saints)

The Aaronic priesthood (also called the priesthood of Aaron or the Levitical priesthood) is the lesser of the two (or sometimes three) orders of priesthood recognized in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Albert A. Chambers

Albert Arthur Chambers (June 22, 1906 – June 18, 1993) was the seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield, serving from 1962 to 1972.

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Anglican Church of South America

The Anglican Church of South America (Iglesia Anglicana de Sudamérica) is the ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion that covers seven dioceses in the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

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Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion is the third largest Christian communion with 85 million members, founded in 1867 in London, England.

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Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil

The Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil (Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – IEAB) is the 19th province of the Anglican Communion, covering the country of Brazil.

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Anglican Rite Jurisdiction of the Americas

The Anglican Rite Jurisdiction of the Americas (ARJA) was an Anglican traditionalist church originating in 1981 from within the Anglican Catholic Church (ACC) in the United States and with the assistance of the Philippine Independent Catholic Church (PICC).

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Apostolic succession

Apostolic succession is the method whereby the ministry of the Christian Church is held to be derived from the apostles by a continuous succession, which has usually been associated with a claim that the succession is through a series of bishops.

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Archbishop

In Christianity, an archbishop (via Latin archiepiscopus, from Greek αρχιεπίσκοπος, from αρχι-, 'chief', and επίσκοπος, 'bishop') is a bishop of higher rank or office.

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Bishop

A bishop (English derivation from the New Testament of the Christian Bible Greek επίσκοπος, epískopos, "overseer", "guardian") is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.

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Bishop (Latter Day Saints)

Bishop is the highest priesthood office of the Aaronic priesthood in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Charles Edward Blake Sr.

Charles Edward Blake Sr. (born August 5, 1940 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is the current Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, Inc., a 6 million-member Pentecostal-Holiness denomination.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints)

The Church of Christ was the original name of the Latter Day Saint church founded by Joseph Smith.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Church of God in Christ

The Church Of God in Christ (COGIC) is a Pentecostal-Holiness Christian denomination with a predominantly African-American membership.

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Community of Christ

Community of Christ, known from 1872 to 2001 as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), is an American-based international church with roots in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Confessional Lutheranism

Confessional Lutheranism is a name used by Lutherans to designate those who accept the doctrines taught in the Book of Concord of 1580 (the Lutheran confessional documents) in their entirety because (quia) they are completely faithful to the teachings of the Bible.

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Council on the Disposition of the Tithes

The Council on the Disposition of the Tithes (also known as the Council on the Disposition of Tithing) is a leadership body in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), composed of the First Presidency, the Presiding Bishopric, and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

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Ecclesiastical polity

Ecclesiastical polity is the operational and governance structure of a church or of a Christian denomination.

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Ecclesiastical province

An ecclesiastical province is one of the basic forms of jurisdiction in Christian Churches with traditional hierarchical structure, including Western Christianity and Eastern Christianity.

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Ecclesiology

In Christian theology, ecclesiology is the study of the Christian Church, the origins of Christianity, its relationship to Jesus, its role in salvation, its polity, its discipline, its destiny, and its leadership.

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Edward Partridge

Edward Partridge Sr. (August 27, 1793 – May 27, 1840) was one of the earliest converts to the Latter Day Saint movement and served as its first Bishop of the Church.

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Elizabeth Eaton

Elizabeth A. Eaton (born April 2, 1955) is the fourth Presiding Bishop (and the first woman to become Presiding Bishop) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

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Episcopal Church (United States)

The Episcopal Church is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East

The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East is a province of the Anglican Communion stretching from Iran in the east to Algeria in the west, and Cyprus in the north to Somalia in the south.

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Episcopal polity

An episcopal polity is a hierarchical form of church governance ("ecclesiastical polity") in which the chief local authorities are called bishops.

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) (Église évangélique luthérienne au Canada) is Canada's largest Lutheran denomination, with 111,570 baptized members in 519 congregations, with the second largest, the Lutheran Church–Canada, having 60,291 baptized members.

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First Presidency

Among many churches in the Latter Day Saint movement, the First Presidency (also known as the Quorum of the Presidency of the Church) is the highest presiding or governing body.

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First Presidency (Community of Christ)

The First Presidency of the Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is the church's highest-ranking priesthood quorum.

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First Presidency (LDS Church)

The First Presidency, also called the Quorum of the Presidency of the ChurchDoctrine and Covenants.

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Gérald Caussé

Gérald Jean Caussé (born 20 May 1963) has been the Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 9 October 2015.

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General authority

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a general authority is a member of the highest levels of leadership in the church who has administrative and ecclesiastical authority over the church.

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General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America

The General Convention is the primary governing and legislative body of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

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George David Cummins

George David Cummins (December 11, 1822 – June 26, 1876) was an American Anglican Bishop and founder of the Reformed Episcopal Church.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Gilbert E. Patterson

Gilbert Earl Patterson (September 22, 1939 – March 20, 2007) was an American Pentecostal-Holiness leader and minister who served as the international Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), Inc.

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House of Bishops

The House of Bishops is the third House in a General Synod of some Anglican churches and the second house in the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

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Kohen

Kohen or cohen (or kohein; כֹּהֵן kohén, "priest", pl. kohaním, "priests") is the Hebrew word for "priest" used colloquially in reference to the Aaronic priesthood.

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Latter Day Saint movement

The Latter Day Saint movement (also called the LDS movement, LDS restorationist movement, or Smith–Rigdon movement) is the collection of independent church groups that trace their origins to a Christian primitivist movement founded by Joseph Smith in the late 1820s.

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List of Lutheran denominations in North America

Over 40 different Lutheran denominations currently exist in North America.

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Mark Hanson

Mark S. Hanson (born December 2, 1946) was the third Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Michael Curry (bishop)

Michael Bruce Curry (born March 13, 1953) is the 27th and current presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church.

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Nauvoo, Illinois

Nauvoo (etymology) is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa.

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Pastor

A pastor is an ordained leader of a Christian congregation.

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Pentecostalism

Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.

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Presiding Bishop (LDS Church)

The Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is a priesthood calling with church-wide authority.

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Primate (bishop)

Primate is a title or rank bestowed on some archbishops in certain Christian churches.

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Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America

The Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America was an Anglican Christian denomination which existed from 1861 to 1865.

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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Quorum of the Twelve, the Council of the Twelve Apostles, or simply the Twelve) is one of the governing bodies in the church hierarchy.

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Ray Sutton

Ray R. Sutton is an American Anglican bishop.

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Religious denomination

A religious denomination is a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity.

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Sacrament

A sacrament is a Christian rite recognized as of particular importance and significance.

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Stassi D. Cramm

Stassi D. Cramm is an American leader in the Community of Christ.

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Stephen Elliott (bishop)

Stephen Elliott (August 31, 1806 – December 21, 1866) was the 37th bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

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Succession crisis (Latter Day Saints)

The succession crisis in the Latter Day Saint movement occurred after the death of Joseph Smith, the movement's founder, on June 27, 1844.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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Tithe

A tithe (from Old English: teogoþa "tenth") is a one-tenth part of something, paid as a contribution to a religious organization or compulsory tax to government.

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United Episcopal Church of North America

The United Episcopal Church of North America (UECNA) is a traditional Anglican Christian church that is part of the Continuing Anglican movement.

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Ward (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a ward is the larger of two types of local congregations, the smaller being a branch.

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Young Men (organization)

The Young Men (often referred to as Young Men's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presiding_bishop

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