Church handbooks: 'A treasure for all who read'

For the second time in four months, the Church broadcast a worldwide leadership training meeting to assist local priesthood and auxiliary leaders as they use the new administrative handbooks.

The handbooks were introduced on Nov. 13, 2010. Handbook 1 is used primarily by bishops and stake presidents and has relatively few changes from earlier versions. Handbook 2, which includes the chapters necessary to administer the Church in bishoprics, branch presidencies, quorums and auxiliary organizations, contains the vast majority of revisions. It is posted online at

Following are highlights of the direction and counsel offered during the Feb. 12 broadcast:

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