Definition of "ministering" []

  • (esp in Presbyterian and some Nonconformist Churches) a member of the clergy (noun)
  • A person appointed to head a government department (noun)
  • Any diplomatic agent accredited to a foreign government or head of state (noun)
  • Short for minister plenipotentiary or envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary (noun)
  • A diplomat ranking after an envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary (noun)
  • A person who attends to the needs of others, esp in religious matters (noun)
  • A person who acts as the agent or servant of a person or thing (noun)
  • To attend to the needs (of); take care (of) (verb)
  • To provide; supply (verb)
  • Present participle of minister. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ministering" in a sentence
  • "The current debate can spark interest in ministering both with and to local immigrant communities."
  • "And she went abroad and by day and night forgot her own grief in ministering to those who had fallen."
  • "We greet him today as Canadians, and feel proud that we had any share in ministering to the relief of his suffering fellow-countrymen."
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