A Protestant denomination based on the doctrines of John Calvin and governed by elders (presbyteros is the Greek word for “elder”). The Presbyterian Church was founded in Scotland, where it is the established church (see also established church), supported by the government.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
notes for Presbyterian Church
Words nearby Presbyterian Church
Example sentences from the Web for Presbyterian Church
The Via Dolorosa ends at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and is marked by nine stations of the cross.
Church bells pealed from St. Catherine of Siena parish one block away.
If they returned to their church, they would be spared a second attack.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The church was not happy with his views, and there was talk of excommunication.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In a 2009 interview, Church apostle Dallin H. Oaks held that the Church “does not have a position” on that point.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
The east window in this church has been classed as the A1 of modern painted windows.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The cathedral is the only Spanish parochial church; it cares for two thousand four hundred souls.
The Indians should have a suitable church of their own, and Serrano recommends that the king provide one for them.