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  • noun Plural form of churchperson.

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Examples

  • He hadn't started as a radical; at first his appointment had been seen as a depressingly safe one by churchpeople committed to resisting the corruption and cruelty of the government.

    Archbishop's Thought for the Day on Radio 4

  • My story was that Jesus had invited me to the party, but the churchpeople wouldn't let me in. ...

    Don't do it, Manasclerk! - BatesLine

  • But on the second the churchpeople who persuaded her to remarry him went on the stand and confessed -- or perhaps you would say, boasted -- that they persuaded her to remarry him.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • Rome the "Shepherd" of Hermas, a book whose main purpose was to shatter the false security in which many churchpeople were lulled to sleep.

    The Beginnings of Christianity. Vol. II.

  • America, Bishop Potter had gained wide renown as an ecclesiastic; added to which his prominence in civic affairs, and in matters of national importance, together with a public championship of workingmen's rights at which many wealthy churchpeople stood aghast, made him one of the most notable figures in American life.

    The Story of Cooperstown

  • Though white churchpeople and civic leaders failed to act against slavery, neither could they ignore it.

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  • Among the pioneers who helped arouse the conscience of the West to its responsibility were many churchpeople – including some who had served in South Africa and had been expelled for their sympathy with the Africans – like the Reverend Michael Scott, Father Trevor Huddleston, Canon L. John Collins and Bishop Ambrose Reeves in Britain, Rev. Gunnar Helander in Sweden, Professor J. Verkuyl in the Netherlands and George Houser in the United States.

    SOUTH AFRICA: LIBERATION AND RECONCILIATION ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY

  • 48 Despite his doubts about Western civilization of which Marxist theory is a part, Cone agrees that black churchpeople need to be open to the need for a “total reconstruction of society along the lines of Democratic Socialism.”

    Radical-In-Chief

  • 48 Despite his doubts about Western civilization of which Marxist theory is a part, Cone agrees that black churchpeople need to be open to the need for a “total reconstruction of society along the lines of Democratic Socialism.”

    Radical-In-Chief

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