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  • n. Plural form of church-goer.

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Examples

  • Charisma and personality, combined with a rousing ability to preach and elicit cathartic spiritual responses are highly valued by black church-goers.3 W.

    American Grace

  • The figure shows, for example, that in the early 1970s about 12 percent of all Americans were regular evangelical church-goers, a figure that had risen to about 15 percent by the mid-1980s.

    American Grace

  • And it's not too early to start looking for Catholic "surrogates" who can help translate the president's flailing economic agenda into terms that middle class White and Hispanic church-goers in swing districts, hard-hit by recession and joblessness, can readily understand, and embrace.

    Stewart J. Lawrence: Could Newt Gingrich Win the "Catholic" Vote?

  • It well might, but here's the rub: it might not actually help Gingrich much, given the poor-to-fair standing of the Catholic hierarchy with many Catholic church-goers.

    Stewart J. Lawrence: Could Newt Gingrich Win the "Catholic" Vote?

  • But for all the commentary about how religion has divided our country, there is a common link binding America's church-goers during this economic crisis.

    Curtis Valentine: Filling the Government Gap: Churches and Community Coping

  • So, to a survey taker, my family and I are church-goers, and should be marked as such.

    A “God-Shaped-Hole” Shaped Hole

  • Huckabee allies insist that he can get by on his largely-volunteer organization composed of church-goers and home school advocates as he did last time around.

    The case against Mike Huckabee

  • I find it telling that church-goers will inevitably parrot the teachings of their respective denominations as if they had studied the bible and found the truth for themselves.

    De Facto Intelligent Design in Biology

  • The new arrivals are Sigve and Elisabeth Henrik Rafaelsen and Maibritt Saerens, two good-looking church-goers who have adopted an African orphan.

    Marshall Fine: Live From Sundance 2011: Day Three

  • Yesterday I was told by two church-goers that staying at home was limiting any woman's personal & intellectual growth, was a terrible thing and would eventually cause a nervous breakdown.

    Homemaking Without Worry

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