Q:

What is a pastor installation service?

A:

Quick Answer

A pastor installation service is the ceremony that recognizes a minister as the new pastor of the church. The formal service is held within the church with the other members present.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Installation of a pastor differs from the local ordination of a pastor, as installation does not limit the pastor to the church in question. When a church locally ordinates a pastor, the pastor is recognized by the NACCC as the minister of a specific church. This recognition does not extend to the minister's services at other churches. A pastor's license can also be awarded, and it grants the individual the ability to minister to churches while still in the seminary.

Learn more about Christianity
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is an order of dedication service?

    A:

    An order of dedication service is a ceremony in which Christians set apart people or things from the ordinary affairs of life and present them to God for His service. There are several common variations of these services in the Christian church, including dedications of babies/children and buildings/objects.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are church offering baskets?

    A:

    Church offering baskets are baskets or similar containers passed through a congregation at some point in a religious service so people can make monetary contributions to benefit the works of the church. In some denominations, a plate is used rather than a basket.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some ideas for church events?

    A:

    Ideas for church events include a car-care clinic, a luncheon recognizing local heroes, a summer outdoor service and concert, a day trip and a treasure hunt. A series of cookoff or taste-test dinners can be created around chili, stuffed potatoes, casseroles and desserts.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some services of Seacoast Church?

    A:

    Seacoast Church offers worship services with the opportunity for worshippers to respond to God at the end of the service, Kidscoast children's ministry with classrooms for newborns through fifth-grade students, and small Bible study groups. Worship services are practical, spirit-filled and mystical.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore