Ministers of Religion

(NOC 4154)

Career Description

Ministers of religion conduct religious services, administer the rites of a religious faith or denomination, provide spiritual and moral guidance and perform other functions associated with the practice of a religion.

Duties May Include

Ministers of religion perform some or all of the following duties:

Conduct religious services;

Administer rites of faiths such as marriages and funerals;

Provide spiritual and moral guidance to members of a religious faith;

Supervise, plan and administer programs of religious education;

May participate in humanitarian endeavours, social services and welfare activities;

May share in the administrative and financial operation of a religious community;

May provide consultation services to government and other organizations.

Examples of Titles


Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Honours Arts Bachelor; Honours
Religious Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Québec, CA

Related Program(s):
Religions and Cultures (BA) Bachelor; Honours
Religions and Cultures (BA) Bachelor
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Religious Studies Bachelor
Religious Studies Bachelor; Honours
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University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA

Related Program(s):
Religion Master
Religion Doctorate
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King's University College
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Religion and Society Bachelor
Religion and Society Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 20, 2012