How to use Moderator in a sentence
The moderator has not a deliberative, but only a casting vote.
Henderson was elected moderator for the third time.
In 1862 he was moderator of the Free Church General Assembly; but he seldom took a prominent part in the business of the church courts.
These New England ministers in the Delaware valley, with Francis Makemie as moderator, organized in 1706 the first American presbytery, the presbytery of Philadelphia.
A minister is elected to preside as moderator.Advertisement
Having the moderator and clerks from the assembly of 1837, they retained the books and papers.
He was the scholarly leader of the orthodox wing of the Presbyterian church in America, and was moderator of the General Assembly of 1891.
The more important township officials are a moderator, a board of selectmen, a clerk, a treasurer and a superintendent of schools.
The general assembly annually at its first meeting chooses one of its ministerial members as moderator.
Yet even in a church court inequality, generally speaking, is visible to the extent that an elder is not usually eligible for the moderator's chair.Advertisement
He was chosen moderator by acclamation, being, as Baillie says, " incomparablie the ablest man of us all for all things."
He was the first moderator of the General Assembly of the United Free Church of Scotland, having previously been moderator of the Free General Assembly.
As regards domestic legislation, the President, in general, assumed the role of moderator.
In October he returned to Oxford, where he was appointed Greek lecturer and moderator of the classes.
He was moderator of the Free Church assembly in 1851.Advertisement
In the Assembly of 1861 he filled the moderator's chair.
But four years later the Church accorded him the highest honour in her power by choosing him as moderator of her general assembly.
From 1748 until his death on the 28th of August 1805 he was minister at Inveresk in Midlothian, and during this long career rose to high eminence in his church not only as leader of the moderate or "broad" Church section, but as moderator of the General Assembly 1770 and dean of the Chapel Royal in 1789.
He it was, also, who managed the proceedings of the "Boston Tea Party," and later he was moderator of the convention of Massachusetts towns called to protest against the Boston Port Bill.
In 1610 he presided as moderator over the assembly in which presbytery was abolished, in 1615 he was made archbishop of St Andrews and primate of Scotland, and in 1618 procured the sanction of the privy council to the Five Articles of Perth with their ratification by parliament.Advertisement
In 1872 he was elected moderator of the United Presbyterian Synod and represented his church in Paris at the first meeting of the Reformed Synod of France.
The church as the guide of the nation in duty and godliness, even extending its activity into state affairs as a mediator and a moderator, was not sufficient.
On the 18th of May 18 43 470 clergymen withdrew from the general assembly and constituted themselves the Free Church of Scotland, with Dr Chalmers as moderator.
The moderator of the town meeting is elected at the general election in November for a term of two years, and a board of health, consisting of three members, is appointed by the selectmen, one member each year.
A village district is a portion of a town, including a village, which is set apart and organized for protection from fire, for lighting or sprinkling the streets, for providing a water-supply, for the construction and maintenance of sewers, and for police protection; to serve these interests three commissioners, a moderator, a clerk, a treasurer and such other officers as the voters of the district may deem necessary are chosen, each for a term of one year.Advertisement
In accordance with the general laws each city elects a mayor, a board of aldermen, and a common council in whom is vested the administration of its " fiscal, prudential and municipal affairs "; the mayor presides at the meetings of the board of aldermen, and has a veto on any measure of this body, and no measure can be passed over his veto except by an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of all the aldermen; each ward elects three selectmen, a moderator and a clerk in whom is vested the charge of elections; the city marshal and assistant marshals are appointed by the mayor and aldermen, but the city clerk and city treasurer are elected by the aldermen and common council in joint session.
In 1896 he was Lyman Beecher lecturer at Yale University, and in 1900 he was moderator of the synod of the English Presbyterian church.
He was moderator of the General Assembly in 1582, and took part in the organization of the Church and the Presbyterian method.
In his capacity as head of the church, " and president of the Christian agape," as St Ignatius of Antioch would have said, the pope was considered to be the supreme president and moderator of the oecumenical assemblies.
In 1878 he was chosen moderator of the Assembly.
He was moderator of the General Assembly in 1894, and its principal clerk from that year till his death on the 13th of January 1907.
The commissioners chose their president at each meeting, but this officer had only the powers of a moderator.
The protest which the moderator had read before leaving the assembly had been left on the table; and an act of separation and deed of demission were received from the ministers of the newly formed Free Church, who were now declared to have severed their connexion with the Church of Scotland.
He was moderator of the Church Assembly at Edinburgh in July 1567 and at Perth in the follow ing December, and again in Edinburgh 1576 and Stirling 1578.
But the other bishops were also against Gustavus, and, irritated by their conscientious opposition, the king abandoned the no longer tenable position of a moderator and came openly forward as an antagonist.
His name appears fourth in the Tripos list for 174 8 - 1 749; and in '755 he was moderator in that examination.
Having become senior moderator in mathematics and a fellow of Trinity, he took holy orders, and was appointed regius professor of divinity in Dublin University in 1866, a position which he retained until 1888, when he was chosen provost of Trinity College.
These defenders were to appoint for each district a superintendent (moderator), who was to maintain order and discipline among the clergy.
The qualified electors of each district having an ungraded school elect a moderator, a director and a treasurer - one at each annual school meeting - for a term of three years, who constitute the district school board, and this board is entrusted with ample power for directing the affairs of the school.
This is a governmental unit organized from an unincorporated township having at least 200 inhabitants,' and its principal officers are the moderator, clerk, three assessors, treasurer, collector, constable and school committee.
He recovered his position at the Restoration, was moderator at the Savoy Conference, 1661, and was promoted to the bishopric of Lincoln.
He was elected moderator of the General Assembly held at Dundee in May 1597.
In 1753 he was elected moderator of the General Assembly; in 1771 he was appointed a dean of the Chapel Royal and chaplain to George III.
During 1902 -3 he was moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the United States.
Claudia Something, whom Dean had met at a winter fundraiser, was the moderator.
Whoever has the highest karma at the end of the week gets made moderator, then their karma gets reset to zero.
Please do not pester a group moderator if they turn your request down -- they will have their reasons.
Taking a considerable share in the management of Church business, he was elected moderator of the General Assembly 20th May 1830.
Usergroups are initially created by the board administrator who also assigns a board moderator.
He was appointed moderator of Kirkcaldy Presbytery in May 1981 and also held the post of Moderator of the Provisional Synod of Fife.
If you see a post which you feel breaks house rules, please click on the exclamation mark below it to alert a moderator.
I will ask the moderator about starting this up.
Items will appear on the site after they are approved by the site moderator.
It is the role of the internal moderator to perform a sample check of the marking process.
No one else can edit your post, except for the forum moderator or me.
Have you demonstrated your artifact to your supervisor and/or moderator?
All answers have, of course, been endorsed by the principal moderator.
I half-expected to have my knuckles rapped by the Moderator for advertising.
The weak point in the system is that episcopal superintendence being exercised in every case by a plurality of individuals there is no one, moderator or senior member, whose special duty it is to take initial action when the unpleasant work of judicial investigation or ecclesiastical discipline becomes necessary.
The New Side men met in convention at Auburn, N.Y., in August 1837, and adopted measures for resisting the wrong, but in the General Assembly of 1838 the moderator refused to recognize their commissioners.
On an appeal to the assembly the moderator's decision was reversed, a new moderator was chosen, and the assembly adjourned to another place of meeting.
I just had one of my threads on the Pinnacle forums removed and a snotty email from a moderator.
In this the synod moderator has a vital place.
If someone bullies, threatens, or harasses you, notify the moderator immediately.
When a moderator is unavailable, some close the chat room while others offer unmoderated access.
If you do, and the person brings up topics that are inappropriate, get out of the chat room and report it to the moderator of the site.
The moderator then prints out all the facts on a sheet of paper and everyone has to go around the room asking people which one they submitted.
Make sure everyone participates and has a role, even if that role is simply keeping score or being a moderator.
The interventionist acts as moderator and controls the session so that it does not degenerate into interpersonal accusations or heated arguments.
Rather than holding a public flame war, either ignore the offender or use the "ignore" or "block" feature and report the problem to the room moderator.
If you are unable to find an online writing lab that you'd like to be a part of, you might consider starting your own and finding an experienced writer to act as mentor and moderator.
Do you like the teacher and or moderator?
Report any suspicious behavior to the Website moderator and to local authorities, and tell your kids to notify you if anyone tries to contact them over the Internet.
Check with the forum moderator or guidelines before you post a picture or advertise a business.
You may also need to be an emcee, referee or other moderator for various games.
Addie Washington, aka Aunt Bunny - Fantasia's aunt plays the role of moderator and peace maker for the rest of the Barrino family.
These can be forwarded to the site moderator or other people in authority.
A forum moderator works like the host or hostess of the online community.
Once the moderator has build up participation and more members join, the moderator can sit back and enjoy themselves a little more.
The presbytery chooses its moderator periodically from The among its ministerial members.
The moderator has no special power or supremacy over his brethren, but is honoured and obeyed as Primus inter pares.
The presbytery fixes the former for specific business; the latter is summoned by the moderator, either on his own initiative or on the requisition of two or more members of presbytery, for the transaction of business which has suddenly emerged.
The synod at its first meeting chooses a minister as its moderator whose duties, though somewhat more restricted, are similar to those of presbyterial moderators.
This has led in some quarters to a desire that the moderator should be clothed with greater responsibility and have his period of office prolonged; should be made, in fact, more of a bishop in the Anglican sense of the word.
The president or moderator of each church court was Primus inter pares.
To suit the convenience of the parliament, however, it removed to Edinburgh; Henderson was elected moderator of the Edinburgh meeting.
He played an active part in the stirring church politics of the period, and was twice moderator of the kirk, and a member of the commission of inquiry into the condition of the university of St Andrews (1583).
The Moderator of the Church of Scotland is also styled "right reverend."
The meeting is presided over by a chairman called the moderator.
In 1769 he acted as moderator of the privately convened assembly which entered into the nonimportation agreement, and in May 1773 he became chairman of the first Virginia intercolonial committee of correspondence.
He was moderator of the General Assembly (O.S.) in 1846, a member of the committee to revise the Book of Discipline of the Presbyterian church in 1858, and president of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in 1868-1870.
In 1897 he was chosen moderator of the general assembly, but his health prevented his accepting the post.