Presbyterian Church


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Presbyterian Church

n.
Any of various Protestant churches governed by presbyters and traditionally Calvinist in doctrine.
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Noun1.Presbyterian Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of John CalvinPresbyterian Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of John Calvin
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Presbyterian - a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church
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I was a good Christian; born and bred in the bosom of the infallible Presbyterian Church.
Every reader must recollect, that after the fall of the Catholic Church, and the Presbyterian Church Government had been established by law, the rank, and especially the wealth, of the Bishops, Abbots, Priors, and so forth, were no longer vested in ecclesiastics, but in lay impropriators of the church revenues, or, as the Scottish lawyers called them, titulars of the temporalities of the benefice, though having no claim to the spiritual character of their predecessors in office.
Mary Presbyterian Church now, and I rented it from the trustees.
the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church resolved that: "slavery is recognized in both the Old and the New Testaments, and is not condemned by the authority of God.
Insufferable in the glare of a Sabbath sun, bleak, windy, and flaring in the gloom of a Sabbath night, and hopelessly depressing on all days of the week, the First Presbyterian Church lifted its blunt steeple from the barrenest area of the flats, and was hideous
To be sure, the Cuthberts always had gone to William Blair's; it was almost as much a matter of conscience with them as to attend the Presbyterian church and vote Conservative.
The Master Chorale of South Florida includes some of the best singers from Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, so we are extremely honored to have them grace our stage," said Chelsea Chen, Artistic Director of the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Concert Series.
Paul's Presbyterian Church or the Canadian Bible Society.
That set off a firestorm in the Presbytery of the Cascades when Hope Presbyterian Church in Portland brought charges against Central Presbyterian for actions, it said, that violated the denomination's standards.
Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt, Synod of the Nile
Rosiama, a leader of the church and former moderator of the Presbyterian Church of India, told Ecumenical News international that the Mizoram synod had decided that homosexuals living together as couples will not be excommunicated, but they will not be allowed to hold any posts or preach in the church, even if they are ordained.

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