place of worship

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
bethel - a house of worship (especially one for sailors)
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
chapel - a place of worship that has its own altar
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
meetinghouse, conventicle - a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
masjid, musjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
shrine - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
synagogue, tabernacle, temple - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced last month that houses of worship that have been damaged by hurricanes and other natural disasters will qualify for certain forms of government aid to rebuild.
today praised the Federal Emergency Management Agencys (FEMA) decision to provide funding for the repair, reconstruction, or replacement of houses of worship through the agencys Public Assistance program, which provides grants for private nonprofit facilities in the wake of disasters.
Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday requesting that churches and other houses of worship have the same access to Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief funding as secular nonprofit organizations following Hurricane Harvey.
Given this history, it's odd and disturbing to see our nation inching toward a European model of church-state relations, a model anchored not in the voluntary principle but in taxpayer support for houses of worship.
They discussed a number of issues pertaining to enhancing the role of the Endowments Directorate, as well as the building and maintenance of houses of worship projects.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Diyarbakyr deputy Altan Tan proposed a new law that would officially recognize all of the various houses of worship in Turkey.
The interior structure of houses of worship combined with the precarious finances -- or perhaps the growth of some religious congregations -- can sometimes result in such buildings ending up for sale, with few buyers.
She noted that six mosques were destroyed within a few weeks in Diyala, considering that a real war targeting the houses of worship, calling all parties of the society in Diyala to take a serious and genuine stand and work together to stop terrorist attacks against the houses of worship in a manner to prevent repeating them and lead to the arrest of those who stand behind the previous attacks in order to bring them to justice to be punished.
The Temple is one of five local Baha'i Houses of Worship that are planned in the coming years.
5-Person Translation System / US: Assistive Listening System with Economy Transmitter - an ideal system for houses of worship, conference rooms, courtrooms, and auditoriums.
CAIRO: The Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches urged the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) to form a committee comprising Al-Azhar and the three churches to discuss the unified law of houses of worship before it is drafted.
A fund of $25 million was distributed to local and regional faith-based organizations in the affected areas to assist in rebuilding houses of worship and to cover costs for temporary relocation.