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churchwarden

1. Church of England Episcopal Church one of two assistants of a parish priest who administer the secular affairs of the church
2. a long-stemmed tobacco pipe made of clay
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church warden Kate Brown pictured in 2013 when the church's windows were |smashed twice in a month and special mesh was added to protect them.
The previous rector and church wardens at theabbey, which dates back to 647, had applied to a top church judge to sell the painting, which should be insured for PS200,000.
Bob Kermode, church warden at the Church of Our Lady, says remains will be reburied in a dignified ceremony
Friends and family packed Newbold Pacey Church - where John Tarver had also served as a bellringer, organ boy, church warden and treasurer - to remember his life.
Church warden John Codlin said: "The appeal is called inSpire - but today it was perspire
The shop is the only charity shop in the village and Miss Hughes, a former church warden and church organist for 60 years, said it was always crammed with real bargains.
Church warden George Flanagan said: "The lids of the tombs weigh half a ton each, so there must have been three or four big men to take six of them off.
A MIDLAND church warden was killed when she was knocked down by a bullock she was loading on to a trailer, an inquest heard.
A CHURCH warden who sexually abused three young girls was yesterday jailed for eight years.
LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says the Church of England is launching a review into child abuse in the wake of sex scandal convictions involving a cleric, a former choirmaster and a church warden dating back decades.
The series pilot depicted a number of crises--perhaps too many For two hours--facing the priest: his brother-in-law is missing (along with the church's building fund); his teenage daughter must be bailed out of jail after she was caught selling pot; his adopted Chinese son is injured falling out of his girlfriend's bedroom window after her father--who is also the difficult church warden at Daniel's parish--comes home early; his wife uses martinis to cope with the chaos around her (and, has apparently done so since the death of one of their twin sons from leukemia) and his latest sermon on sin did not go over well with his visiting bishop.
A CHURCH warden confesses murder to priest Montgomery Clift.