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Pastorate  n.  The office, state, or jurisdiction of a pastor.

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"Pastorate" Quotes from Famous Books

... more polluted with a pro-slavery feeling than any other in Cincinnati of the same denomination,—a circumstance which, I believe, had something to do with Dr. Beecher's resignation of the pastorate. ...
— American Scenes, and Christian Slavery - A Recent Tour of Four Thousand Miles in the United States • Ebenezer Davies

... to Ohio, and, after spending a few months in Cleveland, received and accepted a call to the pastorate of the Presbyterian church in Toledo. He entered upon his new charge with zeal and energy. He labored faithfully for the advancement of the cause of Christ in that rising town, but owing to chronic alienation among the members of his church, from the beginning he felt the need of that degree ...
— Cleveland Past and Present - Its Representative Men, etc. • Maurice Joblin

... one) into a bishopric is no infrequent occurrence. There was therefore nothing anomalous in Tegner's appointment (February, 1812) as pastor of Staefvie and Lackalaenge, and his subsequent promotion (February, 1824) to the bishopric of Wexioe. His pastorate he was permitted to combine with his professorship of Greek, to which he was simultaneously transferred from that of aesthetics, and the office was chiefly valuable to him on account of the addition which it procured him to his income. The nearness of his parish to Lund enabled him ...
— Essays on Scandinavian Literature • Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

... Thus they would fasten upon the country a great army of permanent officials. It is out of harmony with our whole system. Every other officer is elected, and for a specified term. Why, even in the ministry, the tendency is to break up the life-pastorate. The largest of our religious denominations has deliberately adopted the principle of rotation. And the other bodies, while nominally retaining the life theory, have practically borrowed the ...
— The Arena - Volume 4, No. 22, September, 1891 • Various

... University Theological School, from which she graduated in 1878. She then served as the pastor of two Cape Cod churches, but was refused ordination by the Methodist Episcopal church because of her sex. Eventually she was ordained by the Methodist Protestant church. During her pastorate, she studied medicine at Boston University, and because of her ability as a speaker was in demand as a lecturer for temperance and woman suffrage groups. Through the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, she met an inspiring group of reformers, and their ...
— Susan B. Anthony - Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian • Alma Lutz

... selection of his successor was made in November and Dr. Patton retired, hoping to rest and do literary work. He died, however, on the last day of the year 1889. On November 15, 1889, the trustees elected the Reverend Doctor Jeremiah E. Rankin[523] to the presidency, taking him from the pastorate of the First Congregational Church of Washington. His term of office extended through thirteen years, a period of ...
— The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918 • Various

Words linked to "Pastorate" :   berth, office, position, post, spot, situation

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