prayer meeting


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prayer meeting

 (prâr)
n.
An evangelical service, especially one held on a weekday evening, in which the laypersons participate by singing, praying, or testifying their faith.

prayer meeting

(prɛə)
n
(Protestantism) chiefly Protestantism a religious meeting at which the participants offer up prayers to God
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Noun1.prayer meeting - a service at which people sing hymns and pray togetherprayer meeting - a service at which people sing hymns and pray together
divine service, religious service, service - the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service"
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prayer meeting

nincontro di preghiera
References in classic literature ?
It was an appropriate relief when the gong sounded for prayer meeting. The first Saturday night of any other pleasure excursion might have been devoted to whist and dancing; but I submit it to the unprejudiced mind if it would have been in good taste for us to engage in such frivolities, considering what we had gone through and the frame of mind we were in.
The Sunday services, the week-day prayer meeting, the missionary teas, even the suppers and socials were becoming less and less well attended.
No one guessed the quiet pleasure that lay hidden in her heart when she watched the girl's dark head bent over her lessons at night, nor dreamed of her joy it, certain quiet evenings when Miranda went to prayer meeting; evenings when Rebecca would read aloud Hiawatha or Barbara Frietchie, The Bugle Song, or The Brook.
He placed delicate tributes of spruce gum, molasses taffy, "conversation" candies and decorated slate pencils on her desk; he persistently "chose" her in all school games calling for a partner; he entreated to be allowed to carry her basket from school; he offered to work her sums for her; and rumour had it that he had made a wild statement to the effect that he meant to ask if he might see her home some night from prayer meeting. Cecily was quite frightened that he would; she confided to me that she would rather die than walk home with him, but that if he asked her she would be too bashful to say no.
Every Thursday evening when the store had closed she went to a prayer meeting in the basement of the church and on Sunday evening attended a meeting of an organization called The Epworth League.
Well, they used to have a prayer meeting on Sunday evenings, and all the church members present would get up and pray in turn, or say a few words on some Bible verse.
"I can't think what it can be," said Anne in despair, "unless it's that Moody Spurgeon MacPherson saw you home from prayer meeting last night.
The prayer meeting, which is being held in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in GPO, will continue all through the night.
A prayer meeting for her was held last month at the county headquarters.Dr Laboso has not revealed what is ailing her.
In Mirpur, a special prayer meeting was held at Media Park at Sajid Plaza to pray for the rest of the departed soul in eternal peace.
ISLAMABAD -- The Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference organized a prayer meeting in memory of a 14-year old innocent martyr, Khalid Sharif Mir, on his martyrdom anniversary on Sunday.
Yao, 57, and his wife, Maria Theresa, 56, had just boarded their Mercedes-Benz after attending a prayer meeting at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Shrine (Redemptorist Church) at Barangay 5 here when an unidentified gunman on board a motorcycle shot them.