church church  /ˈtʃɜrtʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
  2. (n) a place for public (especially Christian) worship
  3. (n) a service conducted in a house of worship
  4. (n) the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church
  5. (v) perform a special church rite or service for

Derived Word(s)

News

  1. Church might drop Scouts for allowing gay boys

    Hebron Lutheran Church is among a growing group of faith-based organizations nationwide that may not renew their charter with the Boy Scouts of America over the organization's decision to allow openly gay members.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Church led by Charleston County School Board member Chris Collins hires attorney to fight lease termination

    The church pastored by a Charleston County School Board member is fighting against the board's decision to kick it out of school district-owned property.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

  3. Church Calendar June 12

    Mt. Zion Baptist Church is having its VBS, through June 13, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 256-773-8997. Bethlehem Baptist Church will be having a yard sale Friday and Saturday from 7:00- 12:00 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 635 Hwy 36 East. Benefits will go to our playgroup fund.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hartselle Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "Let me assure you that no authorities of my church, or of any other church for that matter, will ever exert influence on presidential decisions. Their authority is theirs, within the province of church affairs, and it ends where the affairs of the...
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Forbes

  2. Pope Benedict XVI has said this about the scandals, "The church needs to profoundly relearn penitence, accept purification, learn forgiveness, but also justice."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Helium

  3. "I have said I do not believe Sen. Obama shares Rev. Wright's extreme views. But let me also be clear, Rev. Hagee was not and is not my pastor or spiritual adviser, and I did not attend his church for 20 years. I have denounced statements he made...
    on May 22, 2008 By: John McCain Source: CNN

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