Yes and no: legitimacy is in the eyes of the beholder.
A minister can become legally ordained online with the Universal Life Church. The ULC's ordinations are recognized as legitimate by the United States government, and a minister of the ULC has access to all the rights and privileges as afforded by the law. The Universal Life Church welcomes individuals of all faiths and practices.
If you ascribe legitimacy to a traditional Christian doctrine, then no, these ordinations do not qualify. (See explanation below...)
We have to remember that the first Apostles were not trained in scripture. The New Testament wasn't even written yet. Can you become ordained online with legitimacy? What is your definition of legitimate? The reason I ask that is because I have been in ministry for 22 years and I have met many very kind and loving pastors in one denomination who would not be able to pastor a church in another denomination because of different training...for instance: four year bible college verses three years of seminary.
Certain denominations requires three years of seminary which happens to be one year LESS of bible college...yet since The Bible college is not a seminary the pastor with an EXTRA year of bible education is NOT qualified to pastor in the other denomination with only three years of bible training required. Sounds silly huh? So...to answer the question: Ordination comes from the Holy Spirit...period. God calls people to do His work to help lives period.
So whether you have a piece of paper saying you are ordained or or "ordained" by elders at your church surrounding you and praying for you, you can still take advantage of people and be nasty to them or if you don't have that paper and change lives with love and service then you know that it's God doing the good work through you and qualifying you and not the paper qualifying you whether the paper is printed out from an online website or from your denomination. I hope I'm communicating myself effectively in this paragraph. What I'm saying is that the paper or the place or denomination doesn't matter. What matters is your relationship with Jesus. I have SEEN it all!
The fact of the matter is we are ALL called to evangelize! So we are all missionaries and teachers of the Word in one way or another. HOWEVER, accountability is needed and a circle of counsel of wise people is a good way of discerning if you are gifted and called to be ordained. I remember once years ago someone asking me WHO ordained me? And the reason he was asking me was because he was "stuck" on a power trip of some sort. I said, "The Holy Spirit"....and he said, "Oh."
Yes, it is legal to get ordained online in the state of Kentucky. After a person gets credentials, they can marry anyone in the state.
A transitory deacon is a person who will be ordained a priest. All priest are first ordained as deacons. A permanent deacon is a person who will remain a deacon for life, unless at some future date he decides to become a priest and is ordained to that order as well.
You have to be born Jewish or a convert to Judaism. You need to be a good, loving person, and attend rabbinical school and become ordained.
Go to the American Fellowship Church (link below). They have ordained people from all over the world for over 35 years. Nondenominational and they welcome women. They also provide online training, and hold a strong code of ethics.
It depends on what church you belong to. If you are a Catholic, you attend seminary for 6-8 years, then are ordained by a bishop.
Lay persons are not ordained. You have to be an ordained clergy member to perform a marriage.
an ordained minister or lay person
You first have to be ordained as a rabbi.
The average person cannot walk in off the street. You can train in martial arts there as a laymen if you are willing to pay the money. However, you must be ordained in the Buddhist religion in order to become a monk there.
No, you have to go to veterinarian college in person.
Yes, in order to use the title of 'Rabbi', a person must receive their 'smicha' through a Jewish religious school (Yeshiva).
I assume you mean clergy? A clergyman is an ordained religious person, such as a priest.
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You can only earn part of the degree online. Radiology requires in-person practical coursework.
None. If a person is ordained by God then they don't need anything else.
Anyone can preach a sermon. A lay person is someone who is not ordained.
A person is ordained a priest in the sacrament of Holy Orders. Usually, persons are ordained as Deacons before they are ordained as priests.
find a shop that you want to work at online and apply in person alot of shops are hiring but never post them online
No, a formal blessing can only be imparted by an ordained cleric
No, only am ordained deacon or priest can perform a marriage.
Yes, you can take many of the classes you need to become a special needs teacher online. Some of them will likely still have to be taken in person though.
Try talking to him online to be friends. I found talking digitally (online or text) is much easier than in person. If you become friends online then when comfortable talk more in person and try to go from there :D. Friendship is key.
During most of his years of ministry he was just a lay person. However, late in his short life he was ordained as a deacon.
An altar girl is a girl who serves as an acolyte, a person who is ordained to carry the wine, water, and lights at mass.
An altar boy is a boy who serves as an acolyte, a person who is ordained to carry the wine, water, and lights at mass.