religious service

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Noun1.religious service - the act of public worship following prescribed rulesreligious service - the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service"
religious ceremony, religious ritual - a ceremony having religious meaning
church service, church - a service conducted in a house of worship; "don't be late for church"
devotional - a short religious service
prayer meeting, prayer service - a service at which people sing hymns and pray together
chapel service, chapel - a service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar; "he was late for chapel"
committal service - service committing a body to the grave; "the committal service will be held next Monday"
none - a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier
vesper - a late afternoon or evening worship service
watch night - a devotional service (especially on New Year's Eve)
invocation, supplication - a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
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Religious services were once held in it--when it was white, and there is a graveyard that would delight a poet.
In the various catacombs are small chapels rudely hewn in the stones, and here the early Christians often held their religious services by dim, ghostly lights.
When I went along to observe, I realised it was not the simple religious service I thought I was agreeing to when I gave my assent in the former council.
Ten of the 12 states with the highest self-reported religious service attendance are in the South, along with Utah and Oklahoma.
In his suit, Klingenschmitt claimed that the political rally was actually a religious service and that the Navy had violated his First Amendment rights.
The last time a religious service took place in the church was in September of last year.
Summary: Prince Albert II of Monaco has married Charlene Wittstock in a religious service in Monaco.
5 that the "religious police" of Saudi Arabia arrested about 100 expatriates, including 12 Filipino workers and a French priest, for attending a religious service in Riyadh Oct.
Nevada (US), Sept 16 (ANI): Hindus have applauded China for providing multi-religion religious service center and other facilities for religious services at the 16th Asian Games to be held in Guangzhou (China) from November 12 to 27.
Chaplains and volunteers are crucial in religious service divisions, especially in trying financial times.
Jennifer Glanville, a sociologist in the college of liberal arts and sciences at the university, who led the study, said other research had noted a link between religious service attendance and positive educational outcomes in the United States, but this was the first one to look at why.
The Methodist Chapel at Eshott, Morpeth, has undergone a pounds 30,000 renovation and the first religious service at Eshott Hall Estate has been held for the first time in 60 years.

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