local preacher

local preacher

local preacher Word Origin noun

  1. (in early Methodism) a layperson appointed to supervise the congregation and conduct services between visits of a circuit rider.
  2. (in the southern U.S.) a lay preacher.

Origin of local preacher First recorded in 1765–75 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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