Is your license as a ceremonial minister expiring? First Nation Church and Ministry makes it simple to renew your ordination term and enable you to continue serving as a ceremonial minister and Certified Wedding Officiant.
Your First Nation Ministry ordination renewal package includes updated documents required to legally perform all ceremonial rites, including weddings and other ceremonies. To view sample documents, please click here.
Ordination renewal does require you to remain in good standing with First Nation Ministry and be in continued compliance with the Officiant's Code of Professional Ethics.
PLEASE NOTE: This package is only available if you have received basic or complete ordination and require renewal of your license. If you have not requested your basic or complete ordination package yet, please click here.
Please enter the full, legal name of the Officiant as it should appear on the documents.
Did you spell the name correctly? Are you 100% sure? (Just checking!)
Are you a doctor, or do you hold a professional title? If you prefer, you may enter your name as "Dr. Jean Smith" or "Robert Jones, Ph.D."
Please enter the license number that appears on your current documents.
Don't have your license number handy? No problem! Leave this field blank and we'll look it up for you.
Please select your preferred ordination renewal term.
2 Year Ordination Renewal $16
4 Year Ordination Renewal $25 (Save 15%)
6 Year Ordination Renewal $40 (Save 20%)
10 Year Ordination Renewal $60 (Save 25%)
Please select the primary state or location in which the Officiant will be conducting services.
If you intend to conduct weddings in multiple states, please select the location in which you presently reside.
If you have served as a ceremonial minister for two or more years with any church or religious organization, you are eligible to be awarded a degree causa honoris from Laurel College as part of a program developed in cooperation with First Nation Church and Ministry and the American Council of Wedding Officiants (ACWO).
This degree honors your experience and commitment to your craft as a ceremonial minister, Wedding Officiant and Celebrant, and includes a separate honors certificate and letter of conferment.
NO. I am not interested in an honorary degree at this time.
YES. I am eligible for my Associate Degree (minimum two-years service; $29)
YES. I am eligible for my Baccalaureate Degree (minimum four-years service; $39)
YES. I am eligible for my Master's Degree (minimum eight-years service; $49)
YES. I am eligible for my Doctorate Degree (minimum ten-years service; $59)
Please note: Your honors degree certificate will be shipped together with your updated ordination documents.
FAST DOCUMENT DELIVERY! In a rush? Order a PDF* copy of your key ordination documents for only $6.95. PDF copies are sent via email within one business day. (You will also receive the complete set of printed personalized documents via your preferred shipping method.)
YES! Please email a PDF copy of my key documents ($6.95)
Do you perform marriage ceremonies on a regular basis? If you offer your services as a Wedding Officiant to the general public, we will include your name* in the ACWO directory at no additional charge.
NO. Do not include me in the ACWO Directory.
YES! Please include me in the ACWO Directory.
* — Your mailing address, email address and phone number will not be published.