In Christianchurches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less".
Roles and duties
Ministers may perform some or all of the following duties:
assist in co-ordinating volunteers and church community groups
assist in any general administrative service
conduct marriage ceremonies, funerals and memorial services, participate in the ordination of other clergy, and confirming young people as members of a local church
encourage local church endeavors
engage in welfare and community services activities of communities
Ministry: International Journal for Pastors is an international monthly magazine for Christian ministers, with a circulation of approximately 78,000. It is published by the Ministerial Association (website), an official body of the worldwide Adventist church. It is aimed at pastors and ministers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and also those of other denominations. It has a monthly circulation of roughly 18,000 to Adventist church leaders, and a bi-monthly circulation of roughly 60,000 to clergy from other denominations on a complimentary basis. As of 2011 it is edited by Derek Morris. Its ISSN is 0026-5314.
A pre-consultation process for the Fenix mine began a month ago and the exclusion of a group of local fishermen and Indigenous Q’eqchi from the discussion by Guatemala’s Energy and MinesMinistry appeared to have sparked the protest ...Daniel Mac, a 22-year-old farmer, complained that the mine was polluting the area.
enthusiastic about "net zero", spurning nuclear power, the Greens about to enter Government and control some powerful ministries, and yet it continues to mine and burn coal on a scale seen nowhere else in Western Europe...ITV NewsEurope Editor James Mates visited German villages that will be destroyed to make way for more coal mining.
Based on the suggestion of oil companies, government institutions and ministries in Moscow are planning to initiate cryptocurrency mining at the extraction sites of Russia’s oil companies, Bitcoin.com reported ... On the other hand, mining activities aren't prohibited in the Russian Federation, although it is not properly regulated either.
In an attempt to curb power shortages, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy has decided to impose a cap of 100 MW for crypto mining facilities nationwide ... The data revealed that mining facilities on average use 5 MW of electricity each hour. A single mining center consumes 3.6 million ...
... countries, so the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is tasked with the implementation of the goal. Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade MinisterReza Fatemi Amin underlined that his ministry will do all-out efforts to increase trade exchanges to four billion dollars within four years.
OK ...Steve DeFor, a mentor of mine when I was studying for the ministry, said that when music is a collection of sounds and art is a collection of shapes, where do we go from here? (He said this in the mid-1970s,) Steve’s no longer around to observe it, but we can add the disintegration of our political discourse into publicly uttered profanity.
... international associations, have cleaned hundreds of fields in southern Lebanon, but lots of minefields are difficult to discover as they are buried in the dirt, Nasser Abu Latif, program coordinator for victims of mines at the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs, told Xinhua.
Timah, however, means tin in Malay, and Timah Whiskey says its name harks back to the tin-mining era when Malaysia was under British colonial rule. Still, several groups have urged the HomeMinistry and state governments to be stricter in regulating and controlling the alcohol industry.
In an effort to explain why Kazakhstan is considering imposing restrictions on new cryptocurrency mining operations, the Ministry of Energy told local media that data centers minting digital coins use 5 megawatts (MW) of electricity each hour ... The Energy Ministry told the business ...
Amininan said that economic challenge is our common enemy that creates turmoil, & Iran is ready to invest in energy, connectivity, mines, trade, and health sectors in Afghanistan,” the Taliban’s foreign ministry spokesman, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, announced via Twitter ... During the meeting, Mr ... connectivity, mines, trade, and health sectors in Afghanistan.