PRESBYTERY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Presbytery Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A body of elders in the early Christian church.
  2. (n.) The residence of a priest or clergyman.
  3. (n.) That part of the church reserved for the officiating priest.
  4. (n.) A judicatory consisting of all the ministers within a certain district, and one layman, who is a ruling elder, from each parish or church, commissioned to represent the church in conjunction with the pastor. This body has a general jurisdiction over the churches under its care, and next below the provincial synod in authority.
  5. (n.) The Presbyterian religion of polity.


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