Definition of congregational in English:

congregational

Line breaks: con|gre|ga¦tion¦al
Pronunciation: /kɒŋɡrɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l
 
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adjective

1Relating to a congregation: congregational singing
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  • A licensing program can help congregations enrich parts of worship in addition to congregational hymn singing.
  • It needs to be up to date, changing as schedules and programs, church seasons and congregational opportunities change.
  • This does not call for a rush of congregational activity by which Churches busy themselves in social matters which are not properly their business.
2 (Congregational) Of or adhering to Congregationalism: the Congregational Church
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  • The Uniting Church, which represents former Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational denominations in Australia, has apologised unreservedly to children who suffered neglect and abuse in its institutions over the past century.
  • Three Australian churches - the Methodist, Congregational and Presbyterian - came together to form the Uniting Church.
  • The World Alliance of Reformed Churches consists of Congregational, Presbyterian, Reformed, and United churches.

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