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Term in Am. Lutheranism originally referring to a body of ordained ministers charged with certain responsibilities, e.g., to examine, license, and ordain candidates for the ministry; lay* delegates were included in meetings of the New York Ministerium from its beginning, the Pennsylvania Ministerium from 1792. See also United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 5, 15, 22.

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