Church session

Related to Church session: Kirk session
See under Session.
the lowest court in the Presbyterian Church, composed of the pastor and a body of elders elected by the members of a particular church, and having the care of matters pertaining to the religious interests of that church, as the admission and dismission of members, discipline, etc.

See also: Church, Session

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Vice-president Alex Smith thanked the Rev Paul Read and Lochmaben Parish Church Session for allowing the club the use of the church, Ian More, church organist and for the help given by all concerned in what was a most memorable evening made all the more so by those taking part and indeed the congregation, which reflected the true spirit of Christmas.
uk | |A fun Messy Church session is being held at Mount Carmel Church, Pontygwindy Road, Caerphilly, today, December 9, from 2.
That may be smack in the middle of a church session where 1,065 souls are trying to catch the eye of their maker.
The evangelical mission allowed the members of the politically influential INC to bring uninitiated guests to a church session, which imparted the philosophies of their religion.
Church session clerk Ian Gordon, who read a prepared statement to the flock, admitted it was a difficult time for the church.
ANQ, P603, S2, SS14, Fonds APC, Contenant 166, A31 Minutes of the American Presbyterian Church Session 1874-1893, 30 March 1887; 28 November 1887.
This is the modern showbiz incarnation rather than the gritty local church session, every move choreographed to make the most impact with each contrasting section.
It is an Open Church session from 10am-midday and aims to bring people together within the community and to provide them with an opportunity to visit the little church and to meet and make new friends.
And church session clerk Alisdair Drummond confirmed they were considering appealing the decision.
There is a disagreement between the church's Pension and Benefits Board and a church session over just how these benefits are calculated.
Former church session clerk, Robert Hutton, said: "Sharon is very upset and completely devastated something like this has happened in her own home in front of her.