has been ordained this Wednesday, May Fifteenth, 2002 .
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Be sure to order an original certificate just like this one
This credential assures you that the name and address which you entered on the application has been recorded at the church in Modesto, CA. Most states do not require anything else. Some states do require ministers to register their credentials and perhaps even provide a Letter of Good Standing. See the Resources section of the website for the listing of the state laws for all the states. For individuals desiring to officiate marriages in registration states, the church will provide the appropriate documentation upon written request. Only ministers officiating marriages in registration states may request such documentation from the church. Individuals that need the official credential of the church may order it online. Many times the official credential is needed to show to nursing home administrators, state or local police authorities for ministerial visits to secure correctional facilities or state registration. The website credential is not appropriate for such uses. It is suggested that you immediately order the official credential and it will be imprinted with your name and ordination date. You are not required to order it at all, your ordination is legal without that credential however it will be of use to you in official situations.