Presiding elder
Presiding Pre*sid"ing, a. & n. from {Preside}. [1913 Webster]

{Presiding elder}. See under 2d {Elder}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Presiding elder — Elder Eld er, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old. See {Old}, and cf. {Elder}, a., {Alderman}.] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • presiding elder — noun : district superintendent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Presiding — Pre*sid ing, a. & n. from {Preside}. [1913 Webster] {Presiding elder}. See under 2d {Elder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elder — Eld er, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old. See {Old}, and cf. {Elder}, a., {Alderman}.] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a predecessor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Presiding Patriarch — In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Presiding Patriarch (also called Presiding Evangelist, Patriarch over the Church, Patriarch of the Church, or Patriarch to the Church) is a church wide leadership office within the priesthood. Among the… …   Wikipedia

  • Presiding Bishop (LDS Church) — See also: Presiding Bishop See also: Bishop (Latter Day Saints) The Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints (LDS Church) is a priesthood calling with church wide authority. The Presiding Bishop is the highest… …   Wikipedia

  • Elder (Methodism) — An Elder in the Methodist Church sometimes called a Presbyter or Minister is someone who has been ordained by a Bishop to the ministry of Word, Sacrament, Order, and Service. [ The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church . Nashville:… …   Wikipedia

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  • Elder (Christianity) — An elder (in Greek, πρεσβυτερος [ presbyteros ] ; see Presbyter) in Christianity is a person valued for his wisdom who accordingly holds a particular position of responsibility in a Christian group. However, elders exist throughout world cultures …   Wikipedia

  • Ruling elder — Elder Eld er, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old. See {Old}, and cf. {Elder}, a., {Alderman}.] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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