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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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SMASHED IN: Churchwarden Barbara Nightingale with one of the battered doors in St Peter's Church, Huddersfield town centre, and, bottom left, a close up of another door damaged by the raiders (PC081110Echurch-01)
Another ancestor, John Coldwell, was baptised in 1646 and was a churchwarden, possibly at Emley, from 1697-1700.
Grandmother Gloria Long was churchwarden at St Nicholas Church in Radford between 1998 and 2009.
Dot is fully primed for her home meeting with the vicar over the churchwarden job, when, to her horror, she discovers Bobby's pet snake has escaped in her house.
Churchwarden Liz Cowley said the bats have taken up residence in the church's upper regions and are making a mess of the place.
Former churchwarden Mervyn Foulkes then set about giving the weather beaten copper cockerel a welcome facelift, which revealed a local secret.
Churchgoers became aware that the hefty bell at St Gabriel's in Weoley Castle had been stolen only when a churchwarden went to ring it and was met by silence as he tugged at the rope.
org/ehd Linda Quinn Churchwarden, Llandaff Cathedral
The Canoldir Male Choir in full voice Jill Godsall, accompanist with Canoldir Choir; David Bradnock, Canoldir Choir president; James Jones, Canoldir Choir conductor; Ron Moffatt, Canoldir Choir concert secretary; and Colin Kinton; organist and director of music, Saint Michael and All Angels Lady Knowles, William Knowles, Sir Neville Bosworth and Gisela Stuart MP The Canoldir Male Choir in full voice The Rev Barrie Roberts, Assistant Curate of Saint Michael and All Angels; Sandra Brew, Deputy Mayoress; Councillor Randall Brew, Deputy Lord Mayor; Jon Goll, Churchwarden; and Brian Cooney, Churchwarden
After all, I have been a member of a church advisory board for five years, of the diocesan executive committee for three and a half years and a churchwarden for a year and a half.
On 20 April 1577 the vestry's instruction that the churchwarden 'levye all kynde of Dewtyes Dew vnto the Churche for Clarkes wages fower q[ua]rter booke fantaper burialles Christninges Banses and Bequestes', summarized sources of income already established.
These factors include increasing diocesan regulation, the development of the office of churchwarden, the growth of written records by churchwardens, parochial fundraising, church architecture, and liturgy and the cult of the saints.