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• Bishop
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Definition: Name of a geographic area whose inhabitants are assigned to attend a specific building at a specific time. A very small ward is called a branch. Several wards and branches make up a stake. A bishop is put in charge of a ward.

Pronunciation: [War-d] (noun)

Also Known As: Local community

Example: The bishop of the ward was speaking to the congregation.

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Organization of the LDS Church
The organizational structure of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church) is the same as that which the Lord Jesus Christ organized during His life on earth.

LDS Church Titles
How to address LDS Church members.

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