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 (prĕz′bĭ-tîr′ē-əl, prĕs′-)
Of or relating to a presbyter or the presbytery.

pres′by·te′ri·al·ly adv.


(Protestantism) of or relating to a presbyter or presbytery. Also: presbyteral
ˌpresbyˈterially adv


(ˌprɛz bɪˈtɪər i əl, ˌprɛs-)

1. of or pertaining to a presbytery.
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active in Sarnia Presbyterial and was a nurse for years at Camp Kintail.
He has judicial experience as one of the Judges of the Courts of Appeal of Guernsey and Jersey since 2005 and in chairing Presbyterial Commissions of the Church of Scotland since 2001.
Moreover, the democratic nature of the presbyterial structure was a model for the Coptic Majlis al-Milli which gave lay people a role in church affairs, and the philanthropic bent of missionary work helped set the foundation for the Coptic Church's social welfare programs.
Bishop McManus accepted the committee's recommendation and it was ratified Tuesday by the Presbyterial Council.
In our merger we adopted both congregational and presbyterial forms of governance, seen in our systems to call pastors but also to confer credentials upon them--but our congregations remain at the centre of our church in both liturgical and missional life.
The hearing before the Church of Scotland's Presbyterial Commission was rescheduled for this month.
No, he gathered the presbyterial (priests') council--some of whom were appointed by him--at his residence, intimidated them into issuing a white-washed statement that was read not by a representative of the council but by Cardinal Egan's personal spokesperson, Joe Zwilling.
He was suspended indefinitely last week after an investigation by the Presbyterial Commission, a Church of Scotland disciplinary committee.
A church of Christ, according to the Gospel, is a congregation of faithful persons, called out of the world by divine grace, who mutually agree to live together, and execute gospel discipline among them; which government, is not national, parochial, or presbyterial, but congregational" (108).
McKillop, Presbyterial president for Lethbridge, encouraged members to participate by stressing, "[a] life without prayer is like a gun without powder.
In addition, he has served as the Archbishop's representative to the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council, Presbyterial Council and Archdiocesan Women's Commission, and as an advisor to the Catholic Conference of Illinois.
The introduction of parish councils, presbyterial conferences, episcopal synods, and other innovative measures in the wake of Vatican II were designed to increase participation in church governance at all levels.