Church session

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Church session See under Session.
    • Church session the lowest court in the Presbyterian Church, composed of the pastor and a body of elders elected by the members of a particular church, and having the care of matters pertaining to the religious interests of that church, as the admission and dismission of members, discipline, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

He and Brother Davis were even now on their way to attend the session in the church next door.
"The Damnation of Theron Ware" by Harold Frederic
The Cabinet held a session, and by a vote of four to three decided NOT to allow a woman to preach in the State Church.
"The Story of a Pioneer" by Anna Howard Shaw
But the two leaders of the church did not attend this adjourned session.
"The Story of the Mormons From the Date of their Origin to the Year 1901" by William Alexander Linn
We next find him attending the Quarter Sessions, where three "Friends" were arraigned for entering Cirencester Church with their hats on.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) Old Portraits, Modern Sketches, Personal Sketches and Tributes, Historical Papers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
We next find him attending the Quarter Sessions, where three "Friends" were arraigned for entering Cirencester Church with their hats on.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The Algic Society held its first anniversary this day, in the Session Room of the Presbyterian Church.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
For any kirk session is far from commonplace, let alone the session of such a church as mine.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
The conference closed with the evening session at the Eighth Street Baptist Church, where a large audience was addressed by Dr.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
This assembly of people and Church in joint session assented, and the desires of the people became Acts of Tynwald.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
In his first session of government he disestablished and disendowed the State Church in Ireland.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
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In news:

Mormon church President Thomas S Monson speaks during the morning session of more.
The session and congregation of First Presbyterian Church, in Carthage, will have a dedication and reception for its new multipurpose room Sunday, July 15, from 3 to 5 p.m.
If you have been through these ordeals or the aftermath of a suicide, loss of job, home, or health — or if a loved one is needing your support — consider attending the grief support sessions at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Forest Lake.
In a post-9/11 bid to better relations with Muslims, pastor Bob Roberts invited Muslims to his NorthWood Church in Keller, Texas, for Q&A sessions and a cooking club and to help on a few home remodeling projects.
The first session starts at 7 am at St Paul AME Church on Shurling Drive in.
Changes in leadership of the Relief Society and Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were announced in the Saturday afternoon session of the 182nd General Annual Conference.
In the Sunday sessions of the Semi-Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, church leadership made no big announcements.
Thousands of people will gather downtown this weekend for sessions of the 182 Semi-annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Calvary Church is getting ready for its fall sessions of support groups and language workshops.
Bluegrass Gospel Jam Music Night will be held at Centertown Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon, Aug 26, at 4:30 pm There will be a jam session for everyone who wishes to participate.
" Monday's "coffee and conversation" session was a continuation from a speech Marshall gave Sunday evening as the keynote speaker during worship at United Methodist Church.
Manassas, VA – The NRB Convention will feature a presentation by Pastor Sam Crabtree , Executive Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN, during the Keynote Session at NRB 2012 in Nashville, TN, on Saturday, February 18th.
Manassas, VA – The NRB Convention will feature a presentation by Pastor Sam Crabtree, Executive Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN, during the Keynote Session at NRB 2012 in Nashville, TN, on Saturday, February 18th.
Oslo (ENInews)--Major steps toward the dis -establishment of Norway's state church, the (Lutheran) Church of Norway, were passed by the government on March 16 in its weekly session with King Harald V.
Hurricane City Chorus has practice sessions at 7 pm the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church in Hurricane.
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