nondenominational nondenominational

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not restricted to a particular religious denomination

Usage(s):

  1. Even as Governor, Palin was still spotted at the market, driving her SUV around town, or worshiping at the nondenominational Wasilla Bible Church.
  2. Litvinenko's widow Marina had requested a nondenominational service at the graveside, but an imam interrupted the proceedings to perform Islamic rites.
  3. First came reports that her pastor at the nondenominational Wasilla Bible Church was connected to Jews for Jesus, an organization that seeks to convert Jews to Christianity.

News

  1. Churches consider cutting ties after Scouts allow gay members

    Southern Baptists may soon cut ties with the Boy Scouts after its recent decision to allow gay members. Nondenominational Paw Creek Ministries Pastor Joseph Chambers said it's an issue of scripture verses the scouts. "What's happening now is that no longer is the Boy Scouts teaching them that morality is right, it's teaching them that anything goes. They really have no choice if they are going ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. Conversations With Newsmakers: Joan Dayton, Freedom Christian Academy principal

    On May 24, Freedom Christian Academy celebrated its first graduating class. Sixteen seniors earned their high school diplomas from the private, nondenominational Christian school off U.S. 301 South near the former Black & Decker plant. Of those 16, only one has opted not to go directly to college.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  3. Families seek answers on cemetery

    NORTHBRIDGE - Hundreds of people with ties to Pine Grove Cemetery have signed a petition and are trying to put the brakes on talks to transfer ownership of the historic nondenominational cemetery to the Roman Catholic church.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. Powell, referring to the picture of the headstone cradled by Kareem's grieving mother, said "I stared at it for an hour. Who could debate that this kid lying in Arlington with Christian and Jewish and nondenominational buddies was not a fine...
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: Colin Powell Source: Daily Times

  2. "We call the nondenominational church I run now Revolution. There's one in Atlanta and a new one in Charlotte that other people run. I run the Revolution that meets at Pete's Candy Shop, which is a bar in Brooklyn," Bakker said. "Our church...
    on Dec 2, 2006 By: Jay Bakker Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. The first that were picked St. George said were 'too Catholic', "I came up with 'Crossing Bridges'," said St. George. "It was good but a little too nondenominational."
    on May 21, 2008 By: St George Source: RoxReview.com

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