A-Z: General definitions: Church


1. Term for a worshipping community of Christians (Acts 2:46-47; Romans 16:5) There are three main strands of Christian Church: Roman Catholic, Protestant, and (Eastern) Orthodox. 2. The building in which Christians traditionally meet for worship. 3. The worldwide community of Christian believers (Colossians 1:18).


Anglo Saxon: circe, 'the Lord's' ie. house or body.

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