congregation

[Noun] A group of people attending a religious service.
Example: The church minister led the congregation in worship.
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congregation

[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
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Congregation

The groups of people who make up the local church, or the members of a local church who are present for worship.
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Congregation

Con`gre·ga'tion noun [ Latin congregatio : confer French congrégation .] 1. The act of congregating, or bringing together, or of collecting into one aggregate or mass. « The means of reduction in the fire is but by the congregation of homogeneal parts. Bacon.
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congregation

fold noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
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congregation

congregating noun the act of congregating
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Congregation

• (n.) A body of cardinals or other ecclesiastics to whom as intrusted some department of the church business; as, the Congregation of the Propaganda, which has charge of the missions of the Roman Catholic Church. • (n.) A collection or mass of separate things. • (n.) The act of congregating, or bringing together, or of collecting in...
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congregation

an assembly of persons, especially a body assembled for religious worship or habitually attending a particular church. The word occurs more than 350 ... [8 related articles]
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congregation

congregation Flocking together; as, in a church.
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Congregation

Congregation is the collective noun for a group of plovers.
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Congregation

[Catholic] The term `congregation` can refer to any of three types of administrative structures within the Catholic Church: == Department of the Roman Curia == The term `congregation` is used for the highest-ranking departments of the Roman Curia. Lower-ranking departments include pontifical councils, pontifical commissions, tribunals, and ...
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Congregation

[university] A Congregation is a formal meeting of senior members of a university, especially in the United Kingdom. Examples include the Regent House in the University of Cambridge, and the House of Congregation and the Ancient House of Congregation in the University of Oxford. In recent times, very few Congregations have actually been hel...
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Congregation

[Roman Curia] The highest-ranking departments of the Roman Curia (the central administration of the Catholic Church) are called congregations. Lower-ranking are the pontifical councils and pontifical commissions. Others are tribunals and offices. In origin, the congregations were selected groups of cardinals, not the whole College of Cardin...
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