There, the city is apparently requiring the Hitching Post Lakeside Chapel to officiate gay weddings.
She seems astonished by the fact that no ministers wanted to officiate, writing, “So much for Christianity as we know it today.”
The first thing Joplin needs to find out before he will agree to officiate a wedding is why his potential client is in prison.
Yahadut Hatorah claims it would also allow untrustworthy rabbis to officiate at the Jewish weddings.
Booker had previously refused to officiate at any weddings as a statement of principle until same-sex marriage was legalized.
What is the wound and its agony of pain compared with the infernal suffering of being damned here to officiate?
I have just been at our Church where we have had five clergymen to officiate: two in shovel-hats.
When Pharaoh himself deigned to officiate, the memory of the event was preserved by a stela engraved upon the rocks.
"Only fainted," the gentleman who had been proposing to officiate as Milly's stepfather said.
Unfortunately, a large flask protruded from his hip pocket, and it was quietly decided that Mr. Armstrong should officiate.
1630s, "to perform a duty," especially "to perform the duty of a priest," from Medieval Latin officiatum, from present participle of officiare "perform religious services," from Latin officium (see office). Related: Officiated; officiating.