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Wednesday, 3 June 2015

The Correct Way to Address a Minister

After all the excitement over the right thing to call God, we have a new hot-button topic. What do you call a minister? Is it "Revd James Jones"; "Rev Jane Jones"; "Revd James";"The Rev Jones?"; "The Revd Joanie Jones"?

The answer is obvious. We should all call ministers "Father". Whether they're male or female. Just like God.

3 comments :

  1. It didn't half confuse my newly ordained female curate when someone called her 'Father Jane' when we did a funeral visit together, and again later when she met them in the street.

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  2. His reverence isn't going to like this.

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  3. Just call them all Canon because that's the designation that doesn't need a name or gender to be attached.

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