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noun as in assembled group, especially concerned with church-going

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Adults baptized in the Holy Spirit have their faith reborn and strengthened by members of the congregation laying their hands on them.

As most don’t regularly gather like a church congregation, religiously unaffiliated Americans can be difficult to reach.

Many of them are too busy helping their congregations deal with the direct impact of the pandemic to spend much time countering conspiracy theories.

Suddenly he understood that his efforts to protect his congregation from covid-19 had contributed to a different sort of infection.

Art is all about congregation, and it can have supportive factors online.

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The congregation was warm, friendly, and welcoming—traits, he says, he later came to believe they used to coax members in.

Looking at the all-white congregation, I could tell that none of the members lived in the projects.

One woman, BB, is a former pastor who was outed to her congregation before she could even tell her loved ones.

Members of the congregation will join in hymns during the performance.

I asked a question once, from the top lay-member of our congregation in Greenhaven.

She and her husband were more than a little proud of having so well known a man in their congregation.

Another such case is found in the account of the league between Joshua and the princes of the congregation, and the Gibeonites.

The congregation, forgetting the sacredness of the place, were in a broad grin, and the parson looked daggers.

The counters and sticks seemed to exercise great influence over the congregation, for it was only round them that they gathered.

If Jason had married Selina without opposition, his congregation would have been enraged.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to congregation, such as: audience, crowd, flock, gathering, parish, and throng.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.