ministry ministry  /ˈmɪ nə stri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
  2. (n) building where the business of a government department is transacted
  3. (n) a government department under the direction of a minister
  4. (n) the work of a minister of religion

Usage(s):

  1. Seeing the ministry reap the rewards of their find, Chauvet and his two co-discoverers issued the ministry a formal letter to keep it from exploiting pictures taken in the cave.
  2. Since then, the ministry has produced more studies but no laws or regulations.
  3. The charge that Graham went into ministry to get rich is just as easily refuted, both by what he did and didn't do.

News

  1. Regional ministry delivering lunches to students in need

    Volunteers prepare to deliver around 100 lunches Monday to Pickens County children who are thought to be in need as part of a MUST ministries program serving Pickens County for the first time this year. By Laiken Owens intern reporter A north metro ministry with 18-year record of providing food to hungry children in the summer, began running routes delivering lunches in Pickens County this week ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pickens County Progress

  2. Announcing A Video Live Chat With Kit Hickey Of Ministry of Supply

    Streaming live on Forbes, Ministry of Supply founder Kit Hickey will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Tuesday, June 11th. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s #StartupLab initiative, a virtual mentorship program, Kit will appear live via video chat broadcast on this site.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Afghan Interior Ministry Says Attack Near Kabul Airport Is Over, Insurgents Have Been Killed

    Afghan Interior Ministry says attack near Kabul airport is over, insurgents have been killed        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "We will absolutely exclude pedophiles from the sacred ministry," Benedict said, speaking in English. "It is more important to have good priests than many priests. We will do everything possible to heal this wound."
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If a group of Taliban or a number of Taliban come to me and say, 'President, we want a department in this or in that ministry or we want a position as deputy minister ...... and we don't want to fight anymore...... If there will be a demand and a...
    on Sep 29, 2007 By: Hamid Karzai Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Richard Roberts, former president of Oral Roberts University, called his father, "a modern-day apostle of the healing ministry, an author, educator, evangelist, prophet and innovator. He was the only man of his generation to build a worldwide...
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Richard Roberts Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
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