Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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D&C 20:48
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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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mrallen1 wrote:A priest can ordain other priests using his aaronic priesthood. if a melchizedek priesthood holder ordains a priest he is technically using the aaronic priesthood. if a priest is in the circle, he could say "by the authority of the priesthood". Remember, John the Baptist said this when he ordained Joseph Smith: Upon you my fellow servants, in the name of Messiah, I confer the Priesthood of Aaron...
I like this and it would match verbiage used elsewhere.
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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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acw39 wrote:When both a Melchizedek priesthood, and an Aaronic priesthood holder (priest) stand in the same circle for a priest ordination then the authority that is stated is by the priesthood. So for example by the authority of the priesthood we ordained you to the office of priest.
That is one way of doing it. I have heard several other wordings that also work just fine.
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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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Ordaining using "I" or "We": If "We" is used, then wouldn't you list the names of all involved in that persons line of authority. I think "I" makes more sense.
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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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Church handbook is quite clear on this. I don't know how to post a screenshot of the handbook on here since this is my first post.

Authorized priesthood holder, in this case anyone ordained as a priest or higher my participate.

2. States the authority HE holds to perform the ordinance.

So the answer is, state the priesthood you hold regardless of who is in the circle and I is used as the spokesperson.
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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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I should add, that we can be used during the blessing as well and isn't wrong to say since you are acting as a group.
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Re: Priests ordaining Deacons, Teachers, Priests

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erikgoetz wrote: Sun Jan 23, 2022 9:05 am Church handbook is quite clear on this. I don't know how to post a screenshot of the handbook on here since this is my first post.

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(Thank you for your post, and welcome to the Forums.)

In case the reference hasn't already been posted earlier in this thread, the detailed instructions are in section 18.10.5 of the handbook.
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