The idea of the Priesthood can be confusing because it is a big idea and there are many different parts to understand. Even when we have learned a lot about it, there is more to understand. This Lesson Plan and Collection of Quotes can help sort out some more of it. Whether you are planning to teach a lesson or not, the Sources and the Diagram can be helpful in learning more about or reviewing how the parts of the Priesthood function together.
Briefly explains authority, offices, keys, authorization, ordinances, callings, and power and how they are connected.
Divided into 8 parts designed to be given by members of the class with no prior preparation.
Explains the diagram. (Class members add a word strip to the diagram and refer to the diagram while explaining their part.)
Quotes & Sources
A great resource, even without the lesson part, for learning about or reviewing the Priesthood.
Includes a reference or quote supporting each point made in the lesson.
Shows how parts of the Priesthood function together. Great for visual learners.
It’s most useful with some explanation, but it can be used on its own or with this lesson plan. (A good resource to refer to anytime discussing the Priesthood.)
Includes a filled in diagram, a fill-in-the-blank diagram, and a numbered diagram (to use with the wordstrips for the lesson).