What is branch president?

Branch President

A branch president is a leader of a "branch" congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Bishop (Latter Day Saints) - Bishops in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Branch Presidents
... Melchizedek priesthood is called to be a branch president ... The branch president generally has the same responsibilities as a bishop and is assisted by two counselors ... A branch president and his counselors may or may not be a high priest, and a branch president is not ordained to the priesthood office of bishop ...
Branch President
... A branch president is a leader of a "branch" congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... The calling of branch president is very similar to the calling of bishop, except that instead of presiding over a ward, the branch president presides over ... The branch president is directly responsible for the smooth operation of his branch and the well-being of its patrons ...

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