Please be sure to find
out about the legal doctrines governing your country, state
or province. After you fill out the following form, your request
will be promptly reviewed by pastoral staff. You will receive
notification of your ordination status by email.
Ordinations are conducted several times each
week, so normally you will hear from us within a day or two.
We do not furnish this information to any outside organization
for any purpose. Your privacy is carefully guarded. There
is no charge or obligation associated with your ordination.
Ordination is for life, without cost, and without question
Read carefully before applying for
Please avoid using the same email address
for more than one person if at all possible. The email address
is used as a record identifier and must be unique for each
person. Do not submit someone for ordination without their
permission and approval.
Each request is reviewed for completeness.
You must include a complete, legal name. Spiritual names and
initials only are unacceptable for ordination records. If
your legal name is initials only, or your legal name is one
word only, include this information in your application, or
it will be rejected. Frivolous names will be rejected whenever
we notice them. If your parents had a sense of humor when
naming you, we may reject your application initially, but
upon explanation, we will reconsider. No one is rejected because
of their name, but we must protect the integrity of the records
against those who fraudulently submit requests for pets, obscene
names, etc. Applying for ordination in the name of a fictitious
person or animal, or the submission of a person's name without
his or her permission is fraud, and may subject you to prosecution!
Please understand that there is no such thing
as "instant online ordination." A computer cannot
ordain you. Your request must be reviewed before your ordination
can be done legally. You cannot be issued a credential automatically
by a computer!