One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should be called presbyters.
Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed.
One who maintains the validity of ordination and government by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church.
The name of a Christian denomination, like the Presbyterian Church, USA, who trace their spiritual roots back to Calvin. A method of church government by the ministers and representative elders from each congregation in a given district.
an adherent of a form of church government through elders.
A generic name given to churches in various parts of the world who trace their roots to the protestant Reformation of the 16th. century and who accept a form of church government in which crucial decisions are made by elders. The word Presbyterian is derived from the Greek word that appears in the New Testament and which is translated "elder" (as in Acts 15:2 and 20:17, etc.).
a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church
a spiritual and intellectual follower of John Calvin
A Protestant tradition where governance is centered on presbyters, or ministers.
One who believes in the government of the church by presbyters (elders)
Protestant group governed by lay (non-clergy) elders
describing a system of Church government by courts not individuals