house of prayer

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of prayer - 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 ultra-secretive House of Prayer has its headquarters on Achill Island.
The asking rent was $100 psf Giscombe Realty broker Holley Drakeford represented the landlord, United House of Prayer for All People.
Dubai: An environment-friendly house of prayer billed as the Middle East's aACAyfirst green mosque' is being built in Dubai, officials said.
I am sure that the Unitarians members will be pleased to read this letter, as they were very much concerned that their church building remained a house of prayer when they sold it to us.
On May 1, the church is also launching a new initiative on called "Stockton Parish Church - a house of prayer for the town".
Muzaffargarh -- Law enforcement agency on Thursday thwarted major terrorism bid of the miscreants by diffusing heavy explosives outside the central Imam Bargah, Shiite house of prayer, in Kot Addu, district Muzaffar Garh, officials said.
Hays advises us that when death comes knocking at our door with its bony fingers, it is always a sacred time and an occasion for the family and the parish family to come together in prayer (Shantivanam House of Prayer, 1999).
Unlike the chapel, the Cathedral's monolithic face, irregular floor plan, and protruding angles, manifests a shape more like a Soviet Mausoleum than a house of prayer.
Moore and Deaton were among about 20 members of a prayer group loosely affiliated with International House of Prayer, a Grandview-based evangelical Christian group focused on missions and preparation for the end of time.
They discussed the Bible in the house of prayer and for an hour the killer also sat there full of race hatred, full of evil, yes they were seated with the devil who calmly shot them one by one, taking their lives with his 'birthday' gun.
A House of Prayer for all People: A History of Washington National Cathedral" by Fredrick Quinn provides a definitive history of Washington National Cathedral from its inception to the modern day, focusing finally on the episcopacy of Bishop John T.
Washington National Cathedral is a house of prayer for all people called to serve as a spiritual home for the nation.