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pastor

1. a clergyman or priest in charge of a congregation
2. a person who exercises spiritual guidance over a number of people
3. a S Asian starling, Sturnus roseus, having glossy black head and wings and a pale pink body
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It's got stuff going on, and the people doing the stuff--the pastors, the associate pastors, the parishioners--are informed by evangelical belief.
The founder and CEO of YMA, DeVries has served for more than two decades as the associate pastor for youth and their families at First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tenn.
Additionally, the author has also experienced three years as an associate pastor, and grasps the difficult trials that many pastors face.
He then entered the church, still holding the gun, and yelling that his act was "the will of Allah," church associate pastor Sean Adams (http://starbeacon.
As a sign of respect we may not visit Alum Rock for a few days to let the situation cool down, but we will be back," said the associate pastor at Grace Bible Fellowship Church, in Saltley.
But the association fizzled as many pastors began to feel a need to connect more personally with one another and to focus their prayers toward the larger community, said Steve Buss, associate pastor at Willamette Christian Center and a member of onehope's "envisioning team.
We know everyone is going to be talking about it, so it gives us an opportunity to take advantage of the discussions at work and at the ball fields and the mom-and-me clubs,'' said Rob Denton, associate pastor of West Valley Christian Church in West Hills, who has read the book and plans to see the movie.
Even better was when Father Charlie, our shaggy-headed associate pastor, presided, since he always made sure to use plenty of water.
He served as associate pastor of Bethany, Indianapolis, and pastor of two parishes in Michigan, as well as congregations in Florissant, Missouri, and Carbondale, Illinois.
In congregational life, Ellis Orozco serves as the senior pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in McAllen, Texas; Joshua Guajardo served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Urbandale, Texas, and minister of missions at Tallowood Baptist Church, Houston, Texas; and Mario Ramos served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Donna, associate pastor of First Baptist Church of Laredo, Seacroft Baptist Church in San Antonio, and Harlandale Baptist Church of San Antonio.

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