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Bishopric Responsibilities

Write down the responsibilities for each member of the bishopric.
Instructions: Customize these lists for your bishopric. Use the optional rotating bishopric assignment table as a guide for any duties that rotate.

Bishop

Elders Quorum & Relief Society
Activation
Missionary Work
Temple & Family History Work
Self-Reliance and Welfare
Ministering
Young Women (in general)
YW Class 17-18
Priest Quorum
Public Affairs
Tithing settlement
Oversee finances
Common judge

1st Counselor

Teachers Quorum
YW Class 15-16
YSA/SA
Primary / child of record baptisms
Facilities
Sacrament Prep
Settings apart (Shared)
Tithing count (Shared)

2nd Counselor

Deacons Quorum
YW Class 12-14
Youth Temple Trips, Camps, and Conferences
Music
Sunday School
Seminary
Settings apart (Shared)
Tithing count (Shared)

Executive Secretary

Agendas for ward council and bishopric meeting
Scheduling interviews for the bishopric
Tracking all action items (ordinations and advancements, youth interviews, temple recommend status, etc.)
Social media, online presence
Newsletter
Sacrament Meeting Topics
Ward calendar
Ward communications
Prayers for sacrament meeting
Bulletin board

Clerk (and Asst. Clerks)

Oversee Library
Ward History
Manage financial and membership reports
Manage tithing/donation process (other than the custody of funds)
Manage all financial reimbursements, expenditures
Update LDS tools with move in/move outs
Update LDS tools with callings and releases
Track all in-process callings, ensuring all are set apart
Track all youth leadership callings
Track decisions/assignments made in bishopric meeting and ward council, including follow up reminders
Order materials
Track statistical information and present meaningful data/trends
Count and record sacrament meeting attendance
Compile and submit quarterly reports
Work with stake auditor on audits
Complete certificates for ordinances, etc.
Track building keys
Update plaques for youth achievements


Rotating Bishopric Assignments
0
Month
Plan & Conduct Sacrament Meeting
Organize baptisms
Organize firesides
1
Jan
1C
2C
B
2
Feb
B
1C
2C
3
Mar
2C
B
1C
4
Apr
1C
2C
B
5
May
B
1C
2C
6
Jun
2C
B
1C
7
Jul
1C
2C
B
8
Aug
B
1C
2C
9
Sep
2C
B
1C
10
Oct
1C
2C
B
11
Nov
B
1C
2C
12
Dec
2C
B
1C
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