sidesman


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sidesman

(ˈsaɪdzmən)
n, pl -men
(Anglicanism) Church of England a man elected to help the parish church warden
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sidesman - (Church of England) an assistant to the churchwarden; collects offerings of money in the church
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
Translations

sidesman

[ˈsaɪdzmən] N (sidesmen (pl)) (Brit) (Rel) → acólito m

sidesman

n pl <-men> → ˜ Kirchendiener m
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Liz Pearson was the organist, Kim Howe read the lesson and Peter Pearson was sidesman.
A lady rose from her seat and slipped to the back to point this out to a sidesman.
As I paused in some confusion, a sidesman took pity on me since I was clearly not a regular attendant, and ushered me forward.
The memorial service was held in the bombed ruins of St Michael's Church in Albany Road, Cardiff, where the petty officer had been a server in the choir and his father was a sidesman.
He was the long-serving treasurer of Prestatyn Cricket Club as well as taking a leading role in the financial affairs of the Parish of Rhyl, as honorary auditor, particularly St Thomas's Church where he was a regular worshipper and senior sidesman.
He became sidesman, treasurer and later churchwarden at Coleshill Parish Church where one of the church bells carries his name.
My mother did some caretaking at the church and my father was a sidesman.
LAST week after a funeral service at the Cathedral where he had been a sidesman, Stanley Airey, Lord Mayor of Liverpool 198283, was cremated.
And Joyce Havard, a church warden and wife of sidesman Philip, said yesterday, 'We have had a big nuisance with youngsters and we are dreading the thought of the nightclub opening.
Mr Bate was a sidesman and lesson reader at St Mary's until his death in 1994.
Peter Pearson was sidesman and Jacqueline France led the intercessions.
A regular worshipper at St Thomas' Church, he was church warden for a number of years under the late Canon Herbert Lloyd and remained a reader and sidesman.