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Youth/Children's Worker
Weekly Lessons, created and written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, give you a basic legal overview of essential topics based on staff or volunteer positions within a church.

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This Week's LessonWeek of April 19

Exemption from Military Service - Part 2

Introduction

This week we turn our attention to Part 2 of Exemption from Military Service. Start by completing the following Quiz. Then review the Executive Summary for the key points on this topic, or read the Weekly Lesson for a complete discussion of this topic.

Pastor Gary is an ordained minister who is serving as a part-time youth pastor at his church. He is 27 years old. In the event of a national draft, what would be Pastor Greg's status?

Weekly Quiz

Instructions Click on the correct answer for each of the following questions.

Executive Summary

"Regular or duly ordained ministers of religion" are exempt from military training and service if they apply for exemption. This exemption does not apply to registration requirements, and does not apply to ministerial students. This is the second lesson in a two-lesson series addressing the status of pastors under the Selective Service Act.

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