The President of the Church and his Counselors. They are a quorum of three high priests and preside over the whole Church. The First Presidency holds all the keys of the priesthood.
- The keys of the kingdom always belong to the Presidency of the High Priesthood:D&C 81:2;
- The Presidency of the High Priesthood has the right to officiate in all offices:D&C 107:9, 22;
- Whosoever receiveth me receiveth the First Presidency:D&C 112:20, 30;
- The First Presidency is to receive oracles [revelations] for the whole Church:D&C 124:126;