Most congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are organized geographically into wards, but in areas where there are fewer Church members, Latter-day Saints are organized into branches. The lay leader of a branch is called a branch president. Branches are supervised by a stake, mission or district. Everyone is welcome to visit branch or ward worship services on Sundays.



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