I Am An Ordained Minister

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    Ordained Priest Of Wicca

    In my part of Wicca, it takes at least 3 years of study and practice to become Ordained as a High Priest. A great many hours of study and years of practice give the candidate for Ordination a wide knowledge and experience in topics related to the Priesthood. There are places...
    DozerDan DozerDan
    66-70, M
    Nov 14, 2012

    Yes, Actually.

    I am legally ordained, so that I may preside over marriages, funerals, liturgies and whatever else, really. I am a very, very, very liberal Christian/deist, and don't *preach* irl or anywhere, but I have performed three weddings for friends and two funerals (one for the father...
    phatb1991 phatb1991
    26-30, M
    Oct 11, 2010

    Not A Leader Or A Follower...

    like the others who have posted their stories, i did the internet thing. i had wanted to be ordained for years, took numerous online classes, read a thousand books. i really studied, because i wanted to be a good christian, and spread christian love around the world. then i came...
    dyvynyty dyvynyty
    31-35, F
    Mar 24, 2011


    I have been wanting to get ordained for a long time, and I finally did it. Yes, I am a witch. I am a Daughter of Hecate, and have been studying and practicing for 18 years now. I want to offer my services to the Pagan Community in my area. I am proud to call myself Pagan Clergy!
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    36-40, F
    Apr 5, 2012

    Unbelievable, But True...

    Thats right, I am an ordained minister.  I literally spent minutes filling out the forms, succumbing to the vows, and ordering the certificates to prove that I am an ordained minister in the Church of the Latter Day Dudeists.  I am now legally allowed to...
    garys5150 garys5150
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

    Ordained In 2008

    I had been studying for decades. The interesting part was studying other religions and learning about their traditions regarding holy days. This has given me an appreciation for a wide variety of religious beliefs. God has many different names depending on where you are on the...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jul 24, 2011

    I Am Also An Ordained Minister

    I was ordained through the Universal Life Church only months ago. I haven't performed any ceremonies, but I'm open to the idea. I really only became ordained to marry a couple of friends, but they chose to go through a church instead. Understandable. Not everyone is open to...
    MysMomma MysMomma
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2011

    Three Times Is The Charm...

    - Church of the SubGenius, official paid minister since the 90's.- Universal Life Church registered minister- Served a year and a day under a Dianic wiccan in college to become an initiated Wiccan.I take my joke religion seriously. 
    bakkhos42 bakkhos42
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 2, 2011

    My First Handfasting Ceremony

    On September 30th, I performed my first Wedding Rite. It was a Handfasting for a young couple in the next county over. Prepairing for the ceremony was a little less than easy for me. The Groom is Pagan and his family Christian, while the Bride and her family we Athiest and...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2012
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