curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rector(noun)
a person authorized to conduct religious worship
"clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
Pastor, subgenus Pastor(noun)
only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.
A minister or a priest in a Christian church.
To serve a congregation as pastor
Origin: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.
a shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds
a guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish
a species of starling (Pastor roseus), native of the plains of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Its head is crested and glossy greenish black, and its back is rosy. It feeds largely upon locusts
Origin: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]
A pastor is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, the term may be abbreviated to "Pr" or often "Ps."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pas′tur, n. one who has care of a flock: a shepherd: a clergyman.—adj. Pas′toral, relating to shepherds or to shepherd life: rustic: of or pertaining to the pastor of a church: addressed to the clergy of a diocese by their bishop.—n. a poem which describes the scenery and life of the country: a letter or an address by a pastor to his people, or by a bishop to his clergy: (mus.) a simple melody.—n. Pas′toralism, pastoral character.—adv. Pas′torally.—ns. Pas′torate, Pas′torship, the office of a pastor: the time during which one has been a pastor: the whole body of pastors in one church or district.—adj. Pas′torly, becoming a pastor.—Pastoral address, or letter (see Pastoral, n.); Pastoral charge, position of a pastor: the church, &c., over which a pastor is placed: an address to a newly ordained minister; Pastoral epistles, those in the New Test. to Timothy and Titus; Pastoral staff, a tall staff borne as an emblem of episcopal authority, headed like a shepherd's crook, or having a T-shaped head; Pastoral theology, that part of theology which treats of the duties of pastors; Pastoral work, the work of a pastor in visiting his people. [L., pascĕre, pastum, to feed.]
pas′tur, n. a beautiful bird allied to the starlings, native to Western Asia.
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The numerical value of pastor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pastor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Today was my first time to meet with Pastor Jonathan Falwell.
We’re not voting for the next pastor. We’re voting for the next commander-in-chief.
People's first reactions, even my pastor's reaction, is 'Well, why don't you just adopt?'.
This is a Bonhoeffer moment for every pastor in the United States, that’s what Bonhoeffer did.
I was just a second or two behind Lead Pastor James Ludlow, i could hear the three crunch sounds and then it just came down.
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