[ pas-ter-ship, pah-ster- ]
/ ˈpæs tərˌʃɪp, ˈpɑ stər- /
the position, authority, or office of a pastor.
Related formssub·pas·tor·ship, noun
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Examples from the Web for pastorship
In October, 1800, he resigned his pastorship at Blandford and received a regular dismissal.Nature and Culture|Harvey Rice
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