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A chief lay official in the session of a Presbyterian Church.
- ‘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’.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Don was a committed Christian and was an elder in North Morningside Church of Scotland in Edinburgh and then in Trinity Presbyterian Church in Rochdale, where he also served as session clerk for many years.’
- ‘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.’’
- ‘Elliot is a mother of two and an elder and session clerk at Greyfriars, Tolbooth and Highland Kirk in the capital.’
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