One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not having been ordained as a priest or minister.‘non-ordained women and men in pastoral roles’
non-clerical, non-ecclesiastical, secular, temporalView synonyms
- ‘Burroughs was a non-ordained minister.’
- ‘Together the ordained and the non-ordained journey on their pilgrim way and we all need one another for encouragement and support.’
- ‘In these situations, non-ordained men, but mainly women, administer parishes.’
- ‘There are also non-ordained brothers who contribute in various ways to the preaching community and thus share fully in the work of the order.’
- ‘Dr Christine Laird, who came to Orkney in 1992 as the GP for Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre, is the first non-ordained person to hold the post.’
- ‘There can be confusion concerning the difference between ordained and non-ordained ministry.’
- ‘It would be possible to have both ordained and non-ordained people leading the community.’
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