Clergy couples in ministry by Jean Ward

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Published by United Church of Canada. Pastoral Relations Committee in [Toronto] .

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Statementprepared by Jean Ward and David Allen while serving as a clergy couple in team ministries within Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Conference of the United Church of Canada.
ContributionsAllen, David., United Church of Canada. Pastoral Relations Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21056920M

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