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AREA PRESIDENCY

Priesthood leaders in areas, stakes, and wards direct the

effort to help all members become temporally and spiritually

self-reliant. (See Handbook 2:6.1.) They counsel together, identify

needs, minister, and teach. The Area Presidency has these

responsibilities:

  • Teach principles of self-reliance to leaders and members.
  • Organize and direct the Area PEF Self-Reliance Committee.
  • Direct area seventies in their self-reliance responsibilities.
  • Call on the Area Self-Reliance Manager to assist and train as

needed.

  • Receive and act upon reports from area seventies and stake

presidents.

AREA SEVENTY AND COORDINATING COUNCIL

Under the direction of the Area Presidency, Area Seventies:

  • Teach principles of self-reliance to stake presidents and

members.

  • Provide guidance and coordination for self-reliance efforts in

coordinating council meetings.

  • Call on the Self-Reliance Center (SRC) Manager to assist and

train.

  • Encourage the formation of stake Self-Reliance Committees.
  • Receive and act upon reports from stake leaders and others.

 

AREA SELF-RELIANCE COMMITTEE

The Area Presidency works through councils to help all members

become self-reliant. One of these councils is the Area PEF

Self-Reliance Committee.

Who belongs to this committee and

how does it work?

A member of the Area Presidency is assigned to organize the

Area PEF Self-reliance Committee and to serve as chairman. This

committee includes:

  • Member of Area Presidency (Chair)
  • Director of Temporal Affairs (Vice Chair)
  • Area Controller
  • Area Welfare Manager
  • Area Self-Reliance Manager
  • PEF Self-Reliance Operations Manager
  • Director of Seminaries and Institutes
  • Area legal advisor (as needed)

 

The Area PEF Self-Reliance Committee meets monthly to direct

and review all self-reliance efforts in the area. This includes the

progress of the PEF loan program. Meetings may focus on these

key points:

 

The Area PEF Self-Reliance Committee meets monthly to direct

and review all self-reliance efforts in the area. This includes the

progress of the PEF loan program. Meetings may focus on these

key points:

  • Review the progress of the self-reliance initiative in stakes and

districts; assess specific progress in identifying and serving all

who need self-reliance.

  • Coordinate efforts to train and support priesthood leaders in

self-reliance activities.

  • Organize and direct the mentoring efforts for self-reliance

participants.

  • Direct the Perpetual Education Fund (PEF) loan program and

approve PEF loans.

The committee may recommend agenda items for discussion in

area coordinating councils and direct area seventies to follow up.

  • Mike Davis
  • May 20 2015
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