In this country, among those deposed by The Episcopal Church, it is a badge of honor!
For our priest there was nothing more than a demand to appear and give evidence, to which we gave a thanks for writing but were not interested in playing response to, then they met, voted and sent a letter to us that he could no longer function in the jurisdiction we left two years before.
I don't think its a liturgical matter. It's more for lack of a better term an employment/contract/legal issue that you probably should have legal advice on before creating any type of public liturgy. You potentially might create a liability issue it would seem.
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On Oct 10, 2013, at 4:28 AM, Emil Salim <pilsup@...> wrote:
I just heard that a Protestant church in Jakarta decided to depose one of its pastors. I was wondering whether there is a rite for deposition or release of ordination privileges even in absentia of the deposed/released? Could you recommend any historical or theological research on this issue? Thank you.