Minister Law and Legal Definition

A minister is a person ordained under the customs of an organized religion. If a minister is formally ordained and regularly preaches and teaches the religious tenets as their customary vocation, ministers aer exempt from military training and service, though still required to register under the federal Universal Military Training and Service Act.

Ministers may conduct marriages, baptisms, confirmations, and attend to illness and last rites. Minister means servant. Minister of God means servant of God.