for New Ministers by World Christianship Ministries | Ordained by
Mail Handbook | Guidebook for New Clergy | Marriage Ministers
Handbook | Marriage Laws for All 50 States | Religious Freedom Handbook
| Bible Index 2 | Equal to All, Better Than None | Legal Status |
Marriage and Baptism Certificates | Preparing your First Sermon |
Ceremonies for Marriage Baptism and Funerals | How to Formally
Establish Your Ministry in a Simple Way | Clergy Dashboard Sign |
World Christianship Ministries
Handbooks and Materials
series of handbooks and materials
designed to help you begin your
independent ministry or church.
Ordained by Mail Handbooks, Volumes
1 and 2
These important handbooks answer
of the questions about
receiving ordination by mail. They share with you numerous
letters of success written by individuals ordained by WCM. There
is a section on pride, and a section on handling people who do not
understand how you can be legally ordained in a simple manner with
the same rights as all clergy. These are handbooks of information
2. Guidebook for New Clergy
This important and informative
handbook tells you about many
of the different types of ministries that are open to you as newly
ordained Christian clergy. It gives you valuable insight
into the types of Christian work you may wish to become involved
in. It does this by explaining the many different types of
ministries and what they do. This is a highly recommended
which can give your new ministry direction and purpose. SUBJECTS
INCLUDE: Bible Ministry, Christian Relief Ministry, Church
Ministry, The Evangelist, Film Ministry, Home Fellowship
Ministry (marriage officiant), Music Ministry, Rescue Mission, One on
One Ministry, Street Ministry, Missionary Work,
Hospital or Convalescent Home Ministry, Informational Ministry and More.
3. The Marriage Ministers Handbook
The information in the Marriage Minister Handbook can help
you to earn offerings that will help to support your ministry,
yourself and family. This handbook was written by WCM founder
Rev. McElroy, who has performed over 2,000 home,
garden, wedding hall, park and small church weddings. It gives
you excellent step by step information on how to do
simple wedding ceremonies. This handbook is perfect for new
and an excellent reference for experienced clergy. Subjects
Covered Include: Location of ceremonies, the Marriage License,
Offerings (what to request), Advertising,
The Ceremony (simple to formal), What to wear, Hours of work, Where to
position the wedding party, opportunity, and more.
This informative handbook provides appropriate wording for
wedding services (simple to formal and in between),
ordination ceremonies (having a Church Charter from World
allows you to ordain into your own
church or ministry), baptism and dedication ceremonies, communion
ceremonies, services in a church or funeral home (various), burial at
sea services, cremation services and more.
5. Marriage Laws in the United States (Handbook)
This excellent reference gives a general breakdown of your
rights to perform weddings in each state. It also contains
information on which county office issues marriage licenses in your
state, and how soon the license must be filed after the
ceremony. It is an excellent reference to compare the laws in each
state. The marriage laws of Canada are also discussed.
6. Bible Index 2
With Bible Index 2 you are directed to the proper Scripture
verse on a wide variety of subjects and Biblical people.
It is a perfect reference for new or experienced clergy and for
Pastoral Counselor work. Bible Index 2 covers everything
from abortion to false doctrines and wisdom. It covers highlights
from the creation to the promises of the coming of the Messiah. Turn
quickly to Scripture about marriage and divorce, and Christian
witnessing. It covers the resurrection of the Christian
dead and much, much more... Bible Index 2 is a wealth of
information right at your fingertips. you could spend hundreds
of hours searching the Bible for the proper verses about life, values,
Christian behavior and Christian responsibilities.
7. Religious Freedom Handbook
Here, in one informative handbook, are the laws that shape
our religious freedom and allow us to exist as mail ordained
Christian ministers or clergy. Our constitution is discussed and
there is a complete section on the Religious Freedom
Restoration Act of 1993 which reinforced all of our religious
freedoms. This is your perfect desk reference on our religious
freedom rights in America.
8. Marriage and Baptism certificates
Appropriate keepsake certificates for these occasions.
9. Preparing Your First Sermon
Helpful information on preparation of sermons and helping
you get through your first one.
10. Ceremonies for Marriage / Baptism / and Funerals
Appropriate wording for each of these occasions.
11. Fund Raising Ideas
Ways your ministry can raise money.
12. Clergy Dashboard Sign
May be placed on your car dashboard for preferred clergy
13. Legal Status
An 11 page U.S. District Court
decision in which the judge declares that the ordination of
of churches by a mail based ministry is just as legally
valid, and constitutionally protected, as the rights of established
14. How to Formally Establish Your Ministry in a
Way (A bonus item with Clergy Packages #1, 2,
3, and 4)
Simple ways to establish the name of your new ministry without
a lot of money.
15. Marriage laws in your
Detailed marriage laws for your
state on who can do weddings, requirements the couple must meet and
See how these items fit into
the Clergy Packages that we offer.
World Christianship Ministries
PO Box 20030
South Lake Tahoe, CA 95151