church officer

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: officer - a church official
churchwarden - an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters
deacon, Protestant deacon - a Protestant layman who assists the minister
elder - any of various church officers
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
sacristan, sexton - an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
verger - a church officer who takes care of the interior of the building and acts as an attendant (carries the verge) during ceremonies
vestryman - a man who is a member of a church vestry
vestrywoman - a woman who is a member of a church vestry
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Matt McIntosh was the church officer for 19 years, and during that time has helped ensure its smooth running for its congregation and for the town.
Mr McMillan said about the time the search took place he resigned his position as church officer of Leighton Church, Dunblane.
"Both are serving elders at Old Monkland Parish Church where, until recently, dad was church officer. They both assist at almost every church event."
Glennys Ardin and Deirdre Cusack were experienced recorders; Liz Mitchell's work with Sotheby's fitted her to make an invaluable contribution; Victor Smith as elder and church officer permitted access to church records; and John Williams supplied the technological skill in assembling the various sections, such as memorials, woodwork, metalwork and stained glass.
filed the two separate cases of libel against Yuson in behalf of his clients, the INC, represented by Bienvenido Santiago, Senior Church Officer and General Evangelist and Sanggunian members, Radel Cortez, Ernesto Suratos, and EraAaAaAeA~o Coder
The eye was removed by a vet and she found a happy new home with retired church officer Anne, 75.
He was a church officer for many years and on his retirement was presented, along with other gifts, with three pictures of the church.
Tony Burnell, Norwegian Church Officer, said the book of condolence at the church had been signed by an estimated 1,000 people and would be given to exchange students from Norway when they visit Cardiff next month.
Tony Burnell, the Norwegian Church officer, said: "People have been signing the book and bringing in flowers.
Tony Burnell, the Norwegian Church officer, said many people had left condolences throughout the day.
Jill Hopkinson, rural church officer for the Church of England, said the church is responsible for the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of the community and can influence all three areas.
She recorded her own age then as 43 and stated again that her parents were alive and her father was a church officer.

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