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Officiant Information, Ordination Information

Minister Ordination Across State Lines

C., who serves as an executive assistant for a thriving Christian church in North Carolina, recently wrote us with the following inquiry: We are hiring a pastor from Oklahoma who is a licensed minister by the church he is leaving. We have ordained pastors in our church. In North Carolina, does he have to be… Continue reading Minister Ordination Across State Lines

Information on becoming ordained to perform marriage ceremonies in California
Marriage Law, Officiant Information, Ordination Information

California Ordination, Marriage License and Ceremony Information

Adapted from information provided by the State of California Department of Public Health, this article covers the most common situations involving the state's marriage laws, and some of the complexities as well. And if you are interested in becoming ordained as a wedding officiant to perform marriage ceremonies in California -- a very uncomplicated process… Continue reading California Ordination, Marriage License and Ceremony Information