What is another word for pastor?

Pronunciation: [pˈastə] (IPA)

The role of a pastor has evolved over the years, which has led to several synonyms that are used to describe this important spiritual leader. Some alternatives for pastor include minister, preacher, reverend, clergyman, vicar, and priest. Each of these words carries its unique connotations and can highlight different aspects of a person's religious vocation. A pastor typically takes on multiple roles, such as teaching, counseling, leading worship services, and providing spiritual guidance to their congregation. Regardless of the specific title, a pastor is considered an essential leader in their community and is highly regarded for their dedication and devotion to their religious beliefs.

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Usage examples for Pastor

You remember what pastor told you about the danger to young men of drifting from church to church in a large city like Baltimore, and not sticking to any.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
Walter Wilton, and pastor of the old stone church where Annie Benton was organist, was a bachelor, like Ponsonboy; but, like Ponsonboy again, he did not regard himself as a bachelor, but as a young man who had not yet had time to pick out a lady worthy of his affections.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe
He was the pastor of our church.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

Famous quotes with Pastor

  • My pastor said, Just because you were a celebrity doesn't mean you're supposed to be a celebrity now.
    Willie Aames
  • The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church, the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy. He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place.
    Julian Bond
  • I pastor a very large church in western Australia. We have about - over 2,000 people, which we have a Bible school, community services, a lot of things linked with it. So my life's very full today. Not enough days in the week.
    Margaret Smith Court
  • The issue is not abortion. The issue is whether women can make up their own mind instead of some right-wing pastor, some right-wing politician telling them what to do.
    Howard Dean
  • There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible.
    Victoria Jackson

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