pastorate definition

  • noun:
    • The office, position, or jurisdiction of a pastor.
    • A pastor's term of company with one congregation.
    • A body of pastors.
    • The role or obligations of a pastor.
    • the time scale of service of a certain pastor for their congregation; their term of office.
    • a business or human body composed of several pastors.
    • any office, condition, or jurisdiction of a pastor.
    • The standing or workplace of a pastor, or perhaps the people under their religious treatment. Thus The time where a pastor stays in charge of a parish: as, a pastorate of 20 years.
    • The body of pastors in certain community.
    • pastors collectively
    • the position of pastor

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