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:

Tyndale University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Religious Education - Degree Completion Program Bachelor
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Religious Studies Bachelor; Honours
Religious Studies Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Religion Bachelor; Honours
Religion Bachelor
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Religious Studies Bachelor; Honours
Religious Studies Bachelor
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Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Religious Studies Bachelor
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Modified on May 20, 2012