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con·gre·ga·tion·al

 (kŏng′grĭ-gā′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a congregation.
2. Congregational Of or relating to Congregationalism or Congregationalists.

congregational

(ˌkɒŋɡrɪˈɡeɪʃənəl)
adj
1. of or relating to a congregation
2. (Protestantism) (usually capital) of, relating to, or denoting the Congregational Church, its members, or its beliefs
ˌcongreˈgationally adv

con•gre•ga•tion•al

(ˌkɒŋ grɪˈgeɪ ʃə nl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a congregation.
2. (cap.) pertaining or adhering to a form of Protestant church government in which each local church acts as a self-governing body.
[1570–80]
con`gre•ga′tion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.congregational - relating to or conducted or participated in by a congregation; "congregational membership"; "congregational singing"
2.Congregational - of or pertaining to or characteristic of a Congregational church
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations

congregational

[ˌkɒŋgrɪˈgeɪʃənl] ADJcongregacionalista

congregational

adj
Congregationalkongregationalistisch
(of a congregation)Gemeinde-
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Why, said I, he's a member of the first Congregational Church.
I don't know anything about Deacon Deuteronomy or his meeeting, said I, all I know is, that Queequeg here is a born member of the First Congregational Church.
But nobody ever sang by moonlight on the upper deck, and the congregational singing at church and prayers was not of a superior order of architecture.
Bedford, a white man from Wisconsin, who was then pastor of a little coloured Congregational church in Montgomery, Ala.
It stood at one end of the main street, its classic portico and small-paned windows looking down a flagged path between Norway spruces to the slim white steeple of the Congregational church.
Sunday, September 8 will be celebrated as Rally Day' at First Congregational Church in Elgin.
Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported that heavy contingents of troops have been deployed at Nowhatta in Srinagar to prevent worshipers from reaching the Jamia Masjid to offer Friday congregational prayers.
Members of the public look on during congregational Friday prayers and two minutes of silence for victims of the twin mosque massacre, at Hagley Park in Christchurch.
A socio-religious organization had announced that it will organize Eid-ul-Azha congregational prayers at the TRC Ground.
Jim Herrington and Trisha Taylor cofounders of "Faithwalking" worked in a collaborative effort to develop a process focused on personal and congregational transformation.
Devotees including men, women, youth and children visited the shrine throughout the day to offer prayers and have a glimpse of the holy relic which was displayed after every congregational prayer, KMS reported.
Santa Barbara, CA, June 04, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Institute for Congregational Trauma and Growth (ICTG) has been named an official member of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD).

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