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session clerk

Syllabification: ses·sion clerk

Definition of session clerk in English:

noun

A chief lay official in the session of a Presbyterian Church.
Example sentences
  • According to David Reid, the session clerk of the church, the ‘decision to go with a modern proposal was not an easy choice to make’.
  • Malcolm Dickson, the session clerk at London Road, who wrote the letter of objection on behalf of the congregation, added: ‘We felt that it was time to make our voices heard.’
  • Outside medicine his main interest was in the church; he was an elder in the United Reform Church and served as session clerk and then church secretary in Kendal.

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