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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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calls up her husband; and the good pastor of Amherstberg is welcomed.
Now, if the truth must be told, the honest pastor had arranged a little programme, according to which this affair was to develop itself; and, on the way up, all had very cautiously and prudently exhorted each other not to let things out, except according to previous arrangement.
In fact, it was a troublesome matter to do up exactly in proper order; but the good pastor, at last, succeeded in getting everybody quiet, and delivering the speech with which he had intended to open the exercises; and in which, at last, he succeeded so well, that his whole audience were sobbing about him in a manner that ought to satisfy any orator, ancient or modern.
The time had been when a word from my old pastor would have put me in the right way again.
Together, the pastor and I visited the student and family at the hospital, we spoke with parents together, comforted teachers as a team, broke the news of her passing to her classmates, and planned her services.
4) Finally, if the reception of the sacraments are to be indefinitely delayed until the pastor can be assured the child is reared in a faith-filled atmosphere, what's to become of the child's soul should he die before the parents/guardians satisfy the pastor's expectations?
Pastor Olson is Minister of Word and Sacrament at Christ Lutheran Church in Belvidere, Illinois.
Through the years as pastor and professor, Killinger scrounged enough time to write fifty provocative and amazingly diverse books
where Anglican priest Hugh Laidlaw is the pastor since August 2003.
When a priest goes to jail for pocketing thousands from the Sunday collection, the parish gets a new pastor with deep integrity, who will help them heal.
Hudson, who came to the cathedral from the United Church of Christ, succeeded the church's longtime pastor Michael Piazza, who resigned in 2003 amid a high-profile split from the predominantly gay Metropolitan Community Churches.
The pastors, having a combined 60 years of ministerial experience, pour out their hearts through a stern warning that "church as usual" is guaranteed to fail.