Words nearby presbytery
How to use presbytery in a sentence
But, by holding Presbytery as alone of Divine origin, she would most effectively discountenance such unjust claims.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
After a distinguished career he was, in 1746, licensed to preach by the presbytery of Aberdeen.
After further training at Edinburgh he was licensed as preacher by the presbytery of Lorne in 1821.
A few years later the presbytery went further than even the magistracy had already done.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
On the north side, where the presbytery begins, is a queen's head, and on the opposite side a figure with a dog's head.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle|C. King Eley
British Dictionary definitions for presbytery
- a local Church court composed of ministers and elders
- the congregations or churches within the jurisdiction of any such court