Licensed ministers shall be vested with authority to preach the Word and/or to use their gifts and graces in various associate ministries in servant ministry to the Body of Christ. In addition, provided they pass annually their required studies and are in an active and assigned ministry recognized by their local district, licensed ministers shall also be vested with authority to administer the sacraments of baptism and the Lord’s Supper in their own congregations, and to officiate at marriages where the laws of the state do not prohibit. (30.2, 510–511, 514, 514.4, 514.9, 522, 531–531.2, 532–532.2, 800, 802, 803)