Section 4: DEFINITION AND LIMITATION OF COUNSELING
Unless a Ray Of Hope Church Of
Our Lord Jesus Christ clergyperson is trained and certified as a psychologist
or licensed psychotherapist, they are not to engage in any type of
psychological counseling for which they are not licensed by applicable civil
laws and do not hold appropriate credentials. The Ray Of Hope Church Of Our
Lord Jesus Christ License To Ministry, and/or Ordination does not license one
to do such counseling.
Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ clergy does not provide Pastoral
"counseling" in any form. Pastors are allowed to provide Pastoral
visits, and spiritual guidance only.
"Pastoral Care" shall not include any type of "counseling"
by clergy who do not hold counseling, psychiatric, or psychological licenses