Guidelines For Planning An Ordination

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following guidelines are intended especially for those whose churches do not have a required ordination service. They may also be of assistance to those who must use a particular liturgy.

(1) The ordination should be carefully planned in consultation with the candidate and, if possible, with the presiding minister.

(2) Care should be taken to insure that the ordination will manifest the full variety of the ministries and orders of the church. The liturgical roles normally exercised by...


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