A shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds.
A guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish.
The title used in many denominations for a person exercising a ministry of pastoral care in a local congregation.
By modern tradition, a person who is a minister and spiritual overseer of a church congregation — an elder or bishop. A pastor literally means "a shepherd," a metaphoric description of one who cares for and leads a flock of God's sheep. One of five office gifts described in Ephesians 4:11.
A pastor is a priest appointed by the Archbishop as the spiritual leader and administrator responsible for the life and mission of the faith community.
a bishop is an elder
a Christian church leader)
a faithful friend Who has his Father's flock to tend
a gift from God, not to be refused if one would grow in the grace and knowledge of God
a gift within the Ascension Gifts Ministry
a leader and a leader has to lead
a leader so he/she is subject to that
a minister who trains and equips individual believers for the work of the ministry
a missionary, then, whenever he speaks the Word of God to those who do not know it
an authority, but his jurisdiction is realized through words which attempt to convince, and this is the basic difference between spiritual power and secular power
a "patriarch" in the outer fellowship or NPKF because he is the spiritual father of the congregation
a spiritual guide
leader of the church, cares for the people
The term usually used by Lutherans for their clergy.
The religious leader of a congregation.
The Latin word for â€œshepherd,â€ a member of the clergy entrusted with the care of a parish community.
Capitalize when used immediately before a name on first reference: Pastor Phillip Lizzi. Otherwise, lowercase: Joe Strock is pastor of the New Hope Adventist Church. On second reference, use only last name. See also elder.
A priest in charge of a parish or congregation. He is responsible for administering the sacraments, instructing the congregation in the doctrine of the Church, and other services to the people of the parish.
A full-time or part-time priest elected by the vestry with the Bishopï3/4's approval. A pastor has the full authority of a rector, except tenure. A pastor is in a contractual relationship with the vestry and the bishop. This contract cannot be broken without the consent of two out of the three parties. A pastor is eligible to become rector, pending the Bishopï3/4's assessment of the congregationï3/4's ability to support and sustain a tenured priest.
a minister who nourishes his people with God's Word
A pastor is a minister or priest of a Christian church. The word itself is derived from the Latin word pastÅr which means shepherd.