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Question: What should clergy wear?
Ceremonial vestments   -21 (67.7%)
Formal dresses/suits and ties   -3 (9.7%)
Jeans and normal shirts   -7 (22.6%)
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« Reply #50 on: April 06, 2012, 09:40:44 pm »
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No, her parents were just unique in spelling her name.
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« Reply #51 on: April 06, 2012, 09:44:19 pm »
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« Reply #52 on: April 08, 2012, 05:07:39 pm »
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When officiating, vestments.

Some Protestant ministers where academic dress.
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« Reply #53 on: April 08, 2012, 06:27:27 pm »
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Hey I got baptized in one of those miniature inflatable pools that kids play in in backyards! But of course a river or lake isn't exactly a good option for baptism in Minnesota in February. I know during the summer some churches here do baptisms in Lake Harriett.
Why don't you purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka?


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« Reply #54 on: April 08, 2012, 10:09:55 pm »
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Well, since I reject the idea of ordained clergy but rather prefer that preaching be done by volunteer, lay members of the congregation I can say that it doesn't matter to me what they wear.

However, I would like if my preachers wore suits and other business attire as it is just what I am used to. 
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« Reply #55 on: April 09, 2012, 12:02:25 am »
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Hey I got baptized in one of those miniature inflatable pools that kids play in in backyards! But of course a river or lake isn't exactly a good option for baptism in Minnesota in February. I know during the summer some churches here do baptisms in Lake Harriett.
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« Reply #56 on: June 18, 2012, 11:34:07 am »
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It depends on the occasion.
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« Reply #57 on: June 22, 2012, 01:06:26 am »
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Some form of vestments, definitely. They don't have to be fancy, even use a simple black Geneva gown if you want. But preachers in suit and tie (or worse, T-shirts) just look dumb.

But the weird new-age feminist hippie vestments beloved of some can be extraordinarily ugly and distracting, I must say.
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« Reply #58 on: October 11, 2012, 07:27:16 pm »
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Some form of vestments, definitely. They don't have to be fancy, even use a simple black Geneva gown if you want. But preachers in suit and tie (or worse, T-shirts) just look dumb.

But the weird new-age feminist hippie vestments beloved of some can be extraordinarily ugly and distracting, I must say.

Amen to that.
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« Reply #59 on: October 17, 2012, 09:53:40 pm »
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Hey I got baptized in one of those miniature inflatable pools that kids play in in backyards! But of course a river or lake isn't exactly a good option for baptism in Minnesota in February. I know during the summer some churches here do baptisms in Lake Harriett.
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« Reply #60 on: October 17, 2012, 11:54:19 pm »
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Ideally, there would be no clergy, but options 1 and 2 are absurdly archaic for everybody.
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« Reply #61 on: October 18, 2012, 05:26:56 am »
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Ideally, there would be no clergy, but options 1 and 2 are absurdly archaic for everybody.

Suits look damn good and don't you forget it.
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« Reply #62 on: October 18, 2012, 10:39:05 am »
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Ideally, there would be no clergy, but options 1 and 2 are absurdly archaic for everybody.

Suits look damn good and don't you forget it.

No they don't. Ties only look good if one wears them "ironically". My supervisor at work often wears a tie along with ripped jeans and with a hoodie over it.

Speaking of which one of the pastors at my church did wear a tie when he was preaching one week, but of course it was to be "ironic". The next time he preached he was actually wearing a hoodie.
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« Reply #63 on: October 18, 2012, 12:12:26 pm »
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The thing about suits is that they automatically make a man look suspicious and insincere. Salesmen, lawyers, politicians. Not exactly good company.
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« Reply #64 on: October 18, 2012, 07:23:47 pm »
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Ideally, there would be no clergy, but options 1 and 2 are absurdly archaic for everybody.

Hence why clergy should wear them. Religion is supposed to be or at least evoke the transhistorical.
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« Reply #65 on: October 19, 2012, 01:04:14 pm »
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Ideally, there would be no clergy, but options 1 and 2 are absurdly archaic for everybody.

Suits look damn good and don't you forget it.

No they don't. Ties only look good if one wears them "ironically". My supervisor at work often wears a tie along with ripped jeans and with a hoodie over it.

Speaking of which one of the pastors at my church did wear a tie when he was preaching one week, but of course it was to be "ironic". The next time he preached he was actually wearing a hoodie.

Heh. It's funny. I've read your posts on politics and religion and even though I disagree with you, I don't get mad. But now you have a different fashion opinion and I'm pissed. Funny that.
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