A pastor is someone with the authority to lead religious services. Pastors lead church services and help others worship.

Pastor is a religious title used mostly in Christian churches. The pastor is a leader within a church who has been ordained and therefore given the authority to conduct religious services. The pastor leads Sunday mass and other types of rituals, such as funerals. Members of the congregation may seek a pastor for advice. Within a religious community, a pastor is someone respected very much.

Definitions of pastor

n a person authorized to conduct religious worship

curate, minister, minister of religion, parson, rector
someone who serves as a minister
Type of:
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend
a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

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