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  • as inclergy
  • as inpriesthood

synonyms for pastorate

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • ecclesiastics
  • prelacy
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use pastorate in a sentence

Since the commencement of Mr. Bennett's pastorate, four young men have gone out from this Church into the regular ministry.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
The number of members added to the Church during the present pastorate is 179.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
His ministry was rendered eminently useful, so that the Church doubled its numbers in the early years of his pastorate.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
But during a pastorate of thirty years, he had to share in some of the trials of the faithful minister.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
My experience since retiring from the pastorate has strongly confirmed my previous impressions.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFEJOHN STOUGHTON
The pastorate of Mr. Lucas, for example, deserves more than a passing notice.
GATHERING JEWELSJAMES KNOWLES AND MATILDA DARROCH KNOWLES
His pastorate ceased February 2, 1874, being the longest pastorate of the church, embracing one quarter of its history.
GATHERING JEWELSJAMES KNOWLES AND MATILDA DARROCH KNOWLES
My own mind is, and has long been in favour of the native pastorate; but it needs much time to work up to such a result.
LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
He was a man of remarkable eloquence, and soon after his resignation of the pastorate of the Chelsea parish, he went to England.
BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOLUME I, NO. 2, FEBRUARY, 1884VARIOUS
In 1866, however, though he was never dismissed by a council from his connexion with that church, he gave up the active pastorate.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PASTORATE

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.