Latter-day Saint Terms and Titles
Reference used with permission:
Style Guide for Publications of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Writers Style Guide and Glossary
. Numbers in parentheses are provided as reference numbers. Please see original text for a more complete listing and additional information.
are added for emphasis.
Elder (13.2-4, 6-8;12)
Address members of the Quorum of the Twelve as Elder not
Apostle. Address members of the Presidency of the Seventy and members of the First and Second Quorums of the Seventy as
Elder. Address members of Area Presidencies as Elder. Do not use the term
President. In text, address past Patriarchs of the Church (not stake patriarchs) as
Elder. Address emeritus members of the first Quorum of the Seventy as
Elder. Address Area Authority Seventies as Elder. Address male missionaries in the mission field as
See Church magazines and periodicals.