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This policy allows sermons to be delivered at public worship by persons who are not ordained or specially licensed to preach. In the Episcopal Church, sermons are normally given by a member of the clergy. The canons provide that a confirmed lay person with appropriate training and demonstrated competency may be licensed by the bishop or ecclesiastical authority of the diocese as a lay preacher. See Lay Preacher. 




Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.
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