Outline of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The following outline is provided as an overview of and a topical guide to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, informally, the Mormon Church) is a Christian restorationist church that is considered by its followers to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ. The church is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has established congregations (called wards or branches) and built temples worldwide. It is the largest denomination in the Latter Day Saint movement founded by Joseph Smith during the period of religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening.

Nature of the LDS Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can be described as all of the following:

Beliefs of the LDS Church

Social principles of the LDS Church



History of the LDS Church

Early history

New York




Pioneer Era


Modern Times

By century

Culture of the LDS Church




Institutions of the LDS Church

Hierarchy of leadership

Jesus Christ
General Authorities
The First Presidency:
President of the Church, 1st Counselor and 2nd Counselor
The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles:
President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and eleven other Apostles
Quorums of the Seventy
The Seven Presidents of the Seventy and several dozen Seventies
First Quorum of the Seventy Second Quorum of the Seventy
Area Presidencies:
Presidents and 1st and 2nd Counselors are filled by Seventies
Local Authorities
Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Quorums of the Seventy (Area Seventies) Temple Presidencies
Stake Presidencies and High Councils Mission Presidencies
Ward Bishoprics or Branch Presidencies Elder Quorums High Priest Groups
Deacon Quorums Teacher Quorums Priest Quorums

Auxiliary organization

Geographical divisions

Texts and scriptures of the LDS Church

Key scripture

Other Texts

Important figures of the LDS Church

Central figures

Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Other influential figures


Notable individuals

See also

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