nonchurchgoer

nonchurchgoer

(ˌnɒnˈtʃɜːtʃˌɡəʊə)
n
a person who does not attend church or who attends sporadically
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The Cloister Walk is her account of that immersion experience made all the more remarkable by the fact that Norris is a married woman, a Presbyterian and until a few years earlier was a nonchurchgoer.
According to the FFRF, the discount excludes nonchurchgoers, thereby violating the 1964 Civil Rights Act's prohibitions against "discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin.
She suggested nonchurchgoers pick up a bulletin at any church and enjoy the discount as well.
A PLEA for more easily understood language to help baffled nonchurchgoers at baptismal services will be considered by the Church of England.
In the Wiltshire parishes of the Diocese of Salisbury in 1783 one-fifth of incumbents declined to answer the question about nonchurchgoers.
Still, a surprising number of nonchurchgoers hold a deep-seated but rarely expressed belief in solemnising major life events in the traditional way, before God.
The Very Rev Peter Marshall, Dean of Worcester, said the research showed cathedrals were playing a more prominent part in nonchurchgoers as well as congregations' lives.
7 million advertising campaign, geared toward attracting nonchurchgoers.
Any taxpayer can opt out of this payment, but many nonchurchgoers have not bothered to (or perhaps think the church might use the money more wisely than the government).
Indeed,connectedness may be one of the reasons that many churchgoers appear healthier than nonchurchgoers,but other studies suggest that having a spiritual element to your life may be the key.