Pastoral staff

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(Eccl.) a staff, usually of the form of a shepherd's crook, borne as an official emblem by a bishop, abbot, abbess, or other prelate privileged to carry it. See Crook, and Crosier.

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Peter will remain as "active worship sites" with one pastor and one pastoral staff member overseeing the new arrangement.
Wavertree MP Luciana Berger said another head had axed 15 teaching and pastoral staff, including a counsellor, and told her: "We have no further capacity for reducing staff without significantly compromising the education of the young people.
The boy, 16, was taken to hospital from PS33,000-a-year Fettes College in Edinburgh after pastoral staff "took him aside and dealt with him".
Bishop June was consecrated by 23 bishops from Wales and other countries and was anointed with the oil of Chrism and presented with the symbols of office - the episcopal ring, pectoral cross and mitre, as well as a Bible and a pastoral staff.
Jenny serves on pastoral staff of "Rock Family Worship Center" in Huntsville, Alabama.
The newly appointed bishops were received with applauds and cheers when they were presented with a Bible and a pastoral staff.
McCray works with dedicated pastoral staff at the five regional CTCA[R] hospitals.
In May 1987, he was ordained as a reverend and in July of the same year, appointed as the Senior Pastor of North Point Alliance Church Hong Kong, which now has 60 full-time pastoral staff and five branch churches.
At the consecration, Canon White will carry her pastoral staff, presented to her by the Diocese of Newcastle, and made with a traditional Northumbrian ram's horn by Neville Straker of Amble.
When setting up Archway Academy nearly 14 years ago I never imagined that it would expand to the level of requiring 120 employees in various capacities, from valuable administration staff to experienced pastoral staff and knowledgeable tutors in a variety of subjects such as maths, English, construction crafts, hospitality and catering, hair and beauty, art, business and administration.