Celebration of Holy Communion by the Newly Ordained

Author: 
Rev Colin R Williamson

In 1995 the Presbytery of Perth resolved that at each occasion of ordination to the ministry of Word and Sacrament, the newly ordained minister should preside at the sacrament of Holy Communion. The article records the thinking which lay behind that decision and some of the arguments for and against the practice.

Reference: 
Volume 30 Advent 1996, p10