church officer

Definitions of church officer
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n a church official

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churchwarden
an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters
Protestant deacon, deacon
a Protestant layman who assists the minister
elder
any of various church officers
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
deaconess
a woman deacon
presbyter
an elder in the Presbyterian Church
Type of:
functionary, official
a worker who holds or is invested with an office

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