Doubtless, as she was a very pretty girl, she would be very soon sealed to some ruling elder.
Brewster, (p. 155) the nucleus of the church, became their ruling elder.
It is true, the ruling elder (which was after added) is limited only to one of the keys, viz.
Governor John L. Marye was a ruling elder of this church for more than forty-seven years, giving faithful and efficient service.
He was elected to the office of ruling elder in December, 1879, which he filled till the time he removed to Cedar Rapids.
Jacob Barker, who presided at the meeting held on the 14th May, was a justice of the peace and ruling elder of the church.
Therefore this single text shows the divine right of both the teaching and ruling elder.
He was a zealous Covenanter, and a ruling elder in the parish of Carnbee, in which he resided.
Zebulon Estey was a ruling elder of the Congregational church at Maugerville in 1775.
Mr. Renville, who was a ruling elder in the church, took this position, and the members of the mission were not a unit against it.