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- n. A religious edifice; a church, temple, or similar place where believers go to practice their faith.
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- n. any building where congregations gather for prayer
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Reflexively, I began to sing the praises of Cross Timbers Community Church, the house of worship my family attends near our residence in Flower Mound, Texas.
Every house of worship that wants to run an effective program and that's willing to abide by our constitution – from the largest mega-churches and synagogues to the smallest store-front churches and mosques – can and will have access to the information and support they need to run that program.
In 1876 Preacher Grimes transferred his membership to St. James A.M. E. Church, Eureka, to help plant a house of worship there.
The arrangement of our house of worship in Oldtown was somewhat peculiar, owing to the fact of its having originally been built as a mission church for the Indians.
The idea of a house of worship playing a secular love song crystallized Qutb’s sense that Americans were deeply corrupt and interested only in self-gratification.
This first house of worship had formerly been a stable, and later a cabinet-maker's shop.
The closest house of worship to me was the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer on Lexington Avenue and Sixty-sixth Street, and I set out for the one-block stroll from my apartment.