Only registered Pastors who have completed the Queensland Marriage Celebrant Training Seminar are eligible to apply for a marriage licence through the General Superintendent or his Personal Assistant. Pastors who have a marriage licence need to ensure they comply with all legal requirements relating to marriages performed, as heavy penalties can apply for any breaches.
All Pastors are required to undergo professional development training and it is recommended that Pastors attend the Marriage Celebration Training Seminar at least once in every registration period.
Please also view the Queensland Baptists Position Statement on Sexuality and Marriage
If you have any concerns or questions in regard to the legal requirements for performing a marriage, please contact our Professional Standards Officer Ken Conwell on 07 3354 5600 or email Ken.Conwell@baplink.org.au
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