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									                K. SCOTT MURPHY—BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

                        Scott Murphy is president of the Council of Twelve Apostles, the

                lead missionary quorum of Community of Christ. He serves as the

                director of field ministries.

                        Ordained as a member of the Council of Twelve in April 2010,

                his past assignments include director of human resource ministries at

International Headquarters, president of Lamoni-Heartland USA Mission Center; Des

Moines Stake president; Lamoni Stake acting president; and Advanced Leadership


       A native of Washington, Scott received a bachelor of arts in music education and

a master of education in counseling from Eastern Washington University; and pursued

advanced studies in school administration at the University of Washington. He received a

master of arts in religion from Community of Christ Seminary at Graceland University,

Independence, Missouri.

       Scott served 19 years as a school principal, counselor, and music educator.

       Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 50 nations. The church’s

mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and

peace.” Community of Christ International Headquarters is located in Independence,



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