The Beauty of Ordination

January 16, 2014

I have participated in the ordination of a minister only once, but it was a joyful occasion filled with music, poetry, and powerful testimony on behalf of a gifted pastor.  I was reminded of that special day as I read “We Are Not Here to Make a Miinister” on the A Deeper Story blog.

The author, Joy, bravely shares the deeply personal story of her own ordination, capturing the beautiful simplicity of an ancient ritual shared with beloved friends who believe in her gifts.

Read the article here.


Casey O'Leary
Casey O’Leary is a writer and children’s librarian. She is passionate about reading and helping children find the “perfect book.” In 2012, she fulfilled a dream by completing her master’s degree in library science from Indiana University. Casey blogs at After the Closet and is a frequent contributor to Christian Feminism Today.