Presiding elder

(Meth. Ch.) an elder commissioned by a bishop to have the oversight of the churches and preachers in a certain district.
See under 2d Elder.

See also: Elder, Presiding

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One day, in the sick chamber of Father Ephraim, who had been forty years the presiding elder over the Shaker settlement at Goshen, there was an assemblage of several of the chief men of the sect.
HB 6779 provides that whenever a marriage, duly and legally solemnized by a priest, minister, rabbi or presiding elder of any church or religious sect in the Philippines is subsequently annulled, dissolved or declared a nullity in a final judgment or decree in accordance with the canons or precepts of the church or religious sect, the annulment, dissolution or declaration of nullity shall have the same effect as a decree of annulment, dissolution or declaration of nullity issued by a competent court.
Under the bill, whenever a marriage, duly and legally solemnized by a priest, minister, rabbi or presiding elder of any church or religious sect in the Philippines is subsequently annulled, dissolved or declared a nullity in a final judgment or decree in accordance with the canons or precepts of the church or religious sect, it will have the same effect as a decree of annulment, dissolution or declaration of nullity issued by a competent court.
The bill would apply to marriages duly and legally solemnized by a priest, minister, rabbi, or presiding elder of any church or religious sect in the country.
16) As Friedmann demonstrated, the shorter versions in Esztergom and Wolfenbuttel explicitly name Peter Walpot, the presiding elder of the Hutterites, as the author.
Ross, presiding elder of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church's western district of Arkansas; and Carl White, chief operating executive of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Leroy Haynes, pastor of Allen Temple CME in Portland and presiding elder of the CME Church's Oregon/Washington and Alaska districts.
The AME church has always been about liberation," says Anderson, who appointed the church's first female presiding elder in 1983.
And always with his genuine piety and learning there was a sense of humor, such as he displayed once during a quarterly visit from the Presiding Elder of our District just before introducing him to the congregation: "Now don't you keep these people too long today: they all want to get home and listen to the World Series.
The introduction traces the early spread of pentecostalism from Los Angeles to Oslo, emphasizing the role of the Norwegian, formerly Methodist Episcopal Presiding Elder, T.
Aragones, who sponsored the bill as chairperson of the House Committee on Family Relations, said the new bill provides that whenever a marriage, duly and legally solemnized by a priest, minister, imam, rabbi or presiding elder of any church or religious sect in the Philippines is subsequently annulled or dissolved in a final judgment or decree in accordance with the canons or precepts of the church or religious sect, the annulment or dissolution shall have the same effect as a decree of annulment or dissolution issued by a competent court.
Under the bill, whenever a marriage, duly and legally solemnized by a priest, minister, rabbi or presiding elder of any church or religious sector in the Philippines, is subsequently annulled or dissolved in a final judgment or decree in accordance with the canons or precepts of the church or religious sector, the said annulment or dissolution shall have the same effect as a decree of annulment or dissolution issued by a court.