I'm constructing a survey of Anglican worshippers in England. One of the questions asks about ordination-status, with the following options:
I am ordained
I am a curate
I am a licensed lay-person
Some churches who appoint elders do so for a term (3 years is typical from what I have seen). Other churches ordain elders for life. Is there a Biblical basis for ordaining elders for life?
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