Elder Copeland's father, Kyle Copeland, conferred the Melchizedek Priesthood and ordained him to the office of Elder by the laying on of hands with other Melchizedek Priesthood holders. This line of authority dates back to Jesus Christ.
Elder Copeland with his parents.
Elder Copeland with his cousin, Connor Copeland, who just returned from
his two-year mission to Nicaragua Managua South on June 15th.
Aunt Angie, Cousin Connor, Elder Copeland, and Elder Copeland's mother, Kim
Uncle Andy and Aunt Bethany; Aunt Alise and Uncle Ryan;
Elder Copeland, and Parents Kyle and Kim
leaving soon for his two-year mission to Quito, Ecuador.
They have been best friends since they were babies!