Nevertheless, important systems of rank do obtain within the church body, of pastorship
and (generally male) leadership, understood as ordained by God.
Churches that go along to get along, and ministers who see their pastorship
as a job instead of a spiritual calling.
Following his ordination into the Church of England he took up a challenging curacy in rural Shropshire, a missionary post in Zimbabwe and then a pastorship
It became statutory reading for all interested in town planning, pastorship
, the problems of social alienation.
Save the Children's head of child protection Bill Bell said: "This case must serve as a wake-up call to governments and local authorities" Congolese Pastorship
UK said: "We denounce any child abuse related to belief which includes physical and emotional violence.
this reference to pastorship
allows a type of relationship between God and the sovereign to be designed, in that if God is the shepherd of men, and if the king is also the shepherd of men, then the king is, as it were, the subaltern shepherd to whom God has entrusted the flock of men and who, at the end of the day and the end of his reign, must restore the flock he has been entrusted with to God.
Among the points, signers of the declaration pledged to stop having multiple Masses on Sundays, allowing instead a Communion service and service of the word; to resist taking the pastorship
of multiple parishes, installing instead lay parishioners in leadership roles; and to publicly promote the ordination of women and married men and women to the priesthood.
A conflict was caused by the decline of the founding pastor's health and selection of his daughter to the pastorship
The day my mother delivered her first sermon after securing the pastorship
of Ambler Mennonite, the day my father marshaled the armies of reason against the proponents of irreducible complexity, I sat in my DC apartment revising a short story inspired by that Christmas Eve service the three of us had attended together.
Immigration authorities--mainly the staff of Finnish Immigration Service and its reception centres--get their pastorship
through applicable education, work experience, and their work assignment.
The best known case of this in Cape Breton occurred during the pastorship
of Father Kenneth MacDonald who was parish priest of the Mabou-West Lake Ainslie parish from 1865 to 1894.