house of worship


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Noun1.house 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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Of the 2,001 consumers surveyed, more than half (51%) said that they regularly attend a church or house of worship.
Instead of bricks and mortar or wood, this chilly house of worship perched between the snowy peaks of Slovakia's High Tatra mountains has been deftly built using only massive transparent blocks of ice.
These bills would have significantly undermined the Johnson Amendment by allowing nonprofits to endorse or oppose political candidates as long as the endorsements occurred in the course of their usual organizational business and didn't incur a significant expense--meaning partisan campaign politics could pervade every aspect of a house of worship, from the pastor's sermons to a church bulletin, website, marquee or email.
The historic Bahai House of Worship for North America in Wilmette will host a Light of Unity concert Friday night featuring the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra and Bahai House of Worship Choir.
There needs to be a clarification of the concept of what constitutes a house of worship. Despite being illegal under present laws, many Sufi orders, dervish lodges and madrasas are active," Tan stated.
NORTE DEL CAUCA, Colombia -- The design for the local Baha'i House of Worship in the Norte del Cauca region of Colombia was unveiled at a meeting in September at the site designated for its construction.
They would lose for the same reason that a Zoroastrian family could not successfully sue a Lutheran church for refusing to provide a funeral service for dear departed Dad: you simply can't force a house of worship to provide you with its sacraments.
Summary: His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, opened today the Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Mu'alla Mosque in Umm Al Quwain and offered Friday prayer on the new house of worship.
A continent to Band'i leaders, the mission of the Baha'i House of Worship for the North American Continent in Wilmette, Ill., is to be a place where "all religions, races and sects may come together within its universal shelter."
In determining what levels to fund houses of worship, factors considered were poverty level of the area in which the house of worship is located; gap between total repair costs and insurance received as well as funding from other sources, such as donations; and extent to which $35,000 brings the house of worship's restoration close to completion.
The Eldridge Street Synagogue was built in 1887, the first grand house of worship built in New York by Jews from Eastern Europe.