- the position, authority, or office of a pastor.
Origin of pastorship
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I picked you a forget-me-not from the old Rector's grave, for he has gone home, after fifty-nine years' pastorship of Amesbury.Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books
Horatia K. F. Eden
In October, 1800, he resigned his pastorship at Blandford and received a regular dismissal.Nature and Culture