Ordination Certificate

Ordination Certificate
Ordination Certificate

1900-1950 / Certificate / Document / Ministers, Preachers & Associates / Organic / Vellum / Wax
Vellum; ink; wax
The Reverend Dr. Leslie D. Weatherhead, CBE, 1916

Certificate ordaining Leslie D. Weatherhead (1893-1976) for the work as Methodist minister in the early 1900s.

The Reverend Dr. Leslie D(ixon) Weatherhead, CBE, was a Methodist preacher of worldwide renown. He was known for his impressive appearance, clarity of thought and melodious voice. Some of his beliefs caused controversy among Methodists and non-Methodists alike, especially his interpretation of the Holy Trinity and the parentage of Jesus.

See also the other objects with a Weatherhead connection in the Online Collection.