congregation congregation  /ˌkɑŋ ɡrə ˈɡeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  2. (n) an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together
  3. (n) the act of congregating

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The congregation's rabbi, Shmuel Spiegel, has said the building needed such extensive repairs that even with the financial help, the congregation could not afford to fix it.
  2. Dont get carried away with that eighth-grade graduation, he said, bringing many members of the congregation to their feet, applauding.
  3. Some members of the congregation may believe that, said Constance Guice-Mills, a member of the church.

News

  1. Healing Arts Expo set for Saturday

    The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Outer Banks in Kitty Hawk will host a Healing Arts Expo on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Outer Banks Sentinel

  2. Congregation evicted by fire finds temporary home

    LYNN —Since losing their Liberty Street church building to a fire last month, El Siloe’s congregation members have found a place to worship in a fellow Seventh-Day Adventist church’s basement on Breed Street.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  3. Congregation offered free place to worship

    DANVILLE -- A congregation is finding new spiritual shelter after a fire last week.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WCIA 3 Champaign-Urbana

Quotes

  1. Bush said he was pleased to spend a "moment to converse with God. ...... We were touched by the simplicity and the beauty of the moment. We appreciate very much the congregation for allowing us to come and worship with them."
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. "We have prepared a detailed study on condoms from both the scientific and moral points of view and we have passed our study on to the Congregation for the Faith," Barragan said. "Now the dossier is being studied by that office and then it...
    on Aug 8, 2006 By: Javier Lozano Barragan Source: Christian Post

  3. The conservative Roman Catholic Saint Pius X Society for Latin America said Williamson's comments "in no way reflect the position of our congregation," and said the bishop "cannot speak with ecclesiastical authority except on matters...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: St Pius X Source: AFP

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