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Guidelines for Clergy in the Orthodox Church in America

 

Contents

A Selection of Clergy Disciplines
According to the Canons of the Church

Some Considerations on Authority, Responsibility, and Accountability in the Church 

The Episcopacy
Priests and Deacons
The Laity

The Divine Services
The Mystery of Baptism
The Mystery of Chrismation
The Reception of Converts
The Mystery of Penance
The Mystery of Marriage

Mixed Marriages 
Second Marriage and Marriage Between Divorced Persons
Marriage Outside of the Orthodox Church

The Mystery of Unction
Funeral Guidelines

Non-Communicants
Non-Orthodox Persons
Suicide
Members of Masonic and Other Secret Fraternal Societies
Cremation
Autopsy and Organ Donation

Ecumenical Witness

Ecumenical Organizations on Various Levels
Lay Participation in Ecumenical Witnessing
Ecumenical Religious Services

Matters of Appeal
Attached Clergy
Metrical Records and Other Ecclesiastical Reports


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