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Definition of Church

Church

  1. A building set apart for Christian worship.
  2. A Jewish or heathen temple.
  3. A formally organized body of Christian believers worshiping together.
  4. A body of Christian believers, holding the same creed, observing the same rites, and acknowledging the same ecclesiastical authority; a denomination; as, the Roman Catholic church; the Presbyterian church.
  5. The collective body of Christians.
  6. Any body of worshipers; as, the Jewish church; the church of Brahm.
  7. The aggregate of religious influences in a community; ecclesiastical influence, authority, etc.; as, to array the power of the church against some moral evil.
  8. To bless according to a prescribed form, or to unite with in publicly returning thanks in church, as after deliverance from the dangers of childbirth; as, the churching of women.

Church Quotations

My grandmother took me to church on Sunday all day long, every Sunday into the night. Then Monday evening was the missionary meeting. Tuesday evening was usher board meeting. Wednesday evening was prayer meeting. Thursday evening was visit the sick. Friday evening was choir practice. I mean, and at all those gatherings, we sang.
Maya Angelou

Music can bring about different vibes on the field, off the field, urban life, going to church, leaving church. Everything the world may bring, there's a song for it to put you in the right frame of mind.
Cam Newton

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Barbara de Angelis

I think it's been hard for people to understand how Islam can be a good religion, and yet the Islamists are evil. Those of us who have had experience with Islam understand this, just as we understand the difference between snake handlers and people going to church on Sunday morning.
P. J. O'Rourke

I'm afraid the SS's relationship with the Catholic Church is something the Church still has to deal with and does not deny.
Christopher Hitchens
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Church Translations

church in Afrikaans is kerk
church in Danish is kirke
church in Dutch is kerk
church in Finnish is kirkko
church in German is Kirche
church in Italian is chiesa
church in Latin is ecclesia
church in Norwegian is kirke
church in Portuguese is igreja
church in Spanish is iglesia
church in Swedish is kyrka
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