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Definitions

  1. Congregations are located in 23 states.The AALC sees itself in the conservative middle of Lutheranism in the United States.
  2. Congregations are all included in dioceses; in our case, the Diocese of New Hampshire, which has about 50 congregations throughout the state. (Web site)
  3. Congregations are served by a full-time professional clergy. (Web site)
  4. Congregations are organized and chartered by annual conferences. (Web site)
  5. Congregations were soon established. (Web site)

Episcopal Congregations

  1. Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota represents the Episcopal congregations in the Diocese of Minnesota.

Africa

  1. Other Anglican bishops, mostly from Africa and South America, extended oversight to those congregations and clergy who had departed. (Web site)

Presbyterian Congregations

  1. Some Presbyterian congregations remained part of a separate mainline religious organization. (Web site)
  2. The Standards of the creeds and confession are binding for officers of presbyterian congregations.

Constituent Congregations

  1. This section discusses criticisms of the institution of the Church and its constituent congregations.

United Methodist Congregations

  1. District superintendents who preside over United Methodist congregations and pastors in at least 20 countries participated in the training.

Various Congregations

  1. In rapid succession the learned Camaldolese was appointed consultor of various Congregations, examiner of bishops, and again Abbot of San Gregorio. (Web site)
  2. An electing synod, made up of clergy and lay delegates from the various congregations, is scheduled to convene in mid-September to finalize the choice. (Web site)
  3. He served as a Pastor of various congregations until 1875, serving as a Presiding Elder in the same Conference, 1870-75. (Web site)

Member Congregations

  1. History, statements of faith, newsletters, links to member congregations, and other news and information.

Orthodox Congregations

  1. Between 15% and 20% of the population are members of Orthodox congregations, particularly the Syriac Orthodox Church amongst the Syriac community in Aleppo. (Web site)
  2. In some Orthodox congregations, only married men wear a tallit; in others, both married and unmarried men wear one.
  3. I believe that this was due to the larger number of Confessional and Orthodox congregations and Pastors already in those areas. (Web site)

Protestant Congregations

  1. In most forms of worship and practice they differ very little from Protestant congregations.
  2. In 1822 the Protestant congregations were directed to use only the newly formulated agenda for worship.
  3. Protestant Congregations are local congregations from different church bodies that have merged.

Several Congregations

  1. During his time in Rome he worked in pastoral ministry as well as collaboration with several congregations of the Roman Curia.
  2. In the United Methodist church in the United States, bishops function as superintendents of several congregations and have the power to ordain ministers.
  3. The church grew quickly, ministering to Latinos in Denver, Colorado, where the church had gathered several congregations.

Conservative Congregations

  1. Therefore, not all Conservative congregations or rabbis permit these roles for Bnot Kohanim (daughters of priests).
  2. An increasingly inclusive stance has lost it many conservative congregations and members.
  3. More than 10 conservative congregations in Virginia have seceded, along with some African bishops, to protest the ordination of a gay bishop in New England. (Web site)

Large Congregations

  1. Until this time the Novatians had flourished exceedingly in Rome, possessing many churches there, which were attended by large congregations. (Web site)
  2. He attracted large congregations, and the usual result of his preaching was a revival of religion. (Web site)
  3. Some rabbis today refuse to take large congregations or work full time, he said.

Reform Congregations

  1. These "rabbis," many of whom had never seen the inside of a yeshiva, organized Reform congregations all over the country. (Web site)
  2. Reform congregations even abandoned the bar mitzvah for many years, replacing it for a time with a confirmation ceremony at age sixteen or seventeen. (Web site)

Jewish Congregations

  1. Approximately 87,500 persons are members of Jewish congregations and account for 0.1 percent of the population. (Web site)
  2. Of wider import still is the development of the Sabbath schools which are generally attached to Jewish congregations in the same country. (Web site)

Religious Congregations

  1. Church tax is a tax imposed on members of some religious congregations in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria and some parts of Switzerland.
  2. Sister Mary Jo Leddy, with a Ph.D. in philosophy, wrote extensively about why religious congregations of women should be overhauled from top to bottom.
  3. He said he met in January with the pope to present a list of 25 requests for pontifical approval from new religious congregations and secular institutes. (Web site)

Full Communion

  1. Since 1846 these congregations have declared full communion with the Episcopalians. (Web site)

Individual Congregations

  1. Pastors are called by individual congregations. (Web site)
  2. The Exclusive Brethren is not a democratic movement, nor do individual congregations have any autonomy. (Web site)

Lutheran Congregations

  1. Active members of other Lutheran congregations usually need only to transfer their membership.
  2. In some Lutheran congregations a small amount or the reliquæ may be kept for delivery to those too ill or infirm to attend the service (private communion). (Web site)
  3. He says all the issues we face as a culture are reflected in the Lutheran congregations he photographed.

Number

  1. Not all new arrivals join congregations, resulting in the discrepancy between population numbers and the number of congregation members. (Web site)
  2. The ELCA has many differences of opinion among its constituent congregations, which have caused a number of disputes over social and doctrinal issues.
  3. In 1820 della Genga was made vicar of Rome, as well as arch-priest of the Liberian Basilica and prefect of a number of small congregations. (Web site)

Distinguishing

  1. Pastors are assigned to congregations by bishop s, distinguishing it from presbyterian government.

State

  1. Neither has the State disturbed the Congregations of the Mission of St-Lazarus (Lazarists), founded by St. Vincent de Paul, with its mother-house at Paris. (Web site)
  2. The major divisions of the Curia are the secretariat of state, the Roman congregations, and the Roman tribunals. (Web site)
  3. The most important parts of the Curia are the Secretariat of State and the various Congregations. (Web site)

Societies

  1. Societies were formed, "class meetings" of converts were held, and lay preachers were trained and given charge of several congregations. (Web site)

Offices

  1. These are the Roman Congregations, the tribunals, and the offices of Curia (Ufficii di Curia). (Web site)

Minyan

  1. In the mid 20th century some congregations in Reform Judaism and Conservative Judaism began counting women as part of the minyan. (Web site)
  2. Many Conservative congregations have recently begun to count women in the minyan as well.

Women

  1. Those Reform and Reconstructionist congregations that consider a minyan mandatory for communal prayer, count both men and women for a minyan.
  2. It encourages women to be active in the church and has affirmed women's sufferage within congregations since 1969.
  3. Currently, there are more women than men in the congregations of most US denominations. (Web site)

Christian

  1. The Israeli Government's closure policy prevented several Palestinian religious leaders, both Muslim and Christian, from reaching their congregations. (Web site)

Hymns

  1. Unitarian Universalist congregations and fellowships tend to retain some Christian traditions, such as Sunday worship with a sermon and the singing of hymns. (Web site)

Action

  1. The action marks the latest attempt by a conservative organization to help clergy harness their congregations to sway elections. (Web site)
  2. Local congregations are not the only place where you find the Lutheran church in action.

Faithful

  1. The Anglican Communion Network seeks to unite faithful, orthodox congregations and dioceses for Great Commission ministry.

District

  1. The Independent Methodists are composed of congregations in Maryland, Tennessee and the District of Columbia. (Web site)
  2. A consistory in Jewish usage, a body governing the Jewish congregations of a province or of a country; also the district administered by the consistory. (Web site)

Uganda

  1. Those congregations and ministries are part of the East Africa Annual Conference led by Bishop Daniel Wandabula, who is based in Kampala, Uganda. (Web site)
  2. Rwanda, Uganda, Central Africa, Kenya, Southern Cone and Nigeria all have significant congregations within U.S. dioceses, and more join them daily.

Circuits

  1. The network of small groups, congregations, circuits and districts is called the 'Connexion' (the 'x' is there on purpose!).

Wisconsin

  1. Vilatte worked diligently on behalf of his congregations in Wisconsin, providing the only Catholic presence in his very rural part of the state. (Web site)
  2. Five such Lutheran congregations met in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 17, 1900 and organized a synod named the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. (Web site)

Reformed

  1. The Roman Congregations, and especially the index and the Holy Office, are to be reformed. (Web site)

Associations

  1. Prior to the application of the Law of Associations of 1901, there was a large number of religious congregations in Paris. (Web site)

Association

  1. Association of Free Lutheran Congregations is the 4th largest Lutheran church body in the United States.
  2. Lutheran Churches of the Reformation, LCR, is an association of Lutheran congregations. (Web site)
  3. LCMC is an association of congregations. (Web site)

Outreach

  1. Included is an outreach to the Hispanic community of Florida where most of its congregations are located.

Communities

  1. On the other hand many communities of canonesses willingly took the name and the rule of life laid down for the congregations of regular canons. (Web site)
  2. Bishop McKenzie also challenges other faith leaders across the country to help spread the word to women in their congregations and communities.
  3. Congregations must determine what they must do to make a difference in their communities, according to the bishop.

Doctrine

  1. Bishops should consistently visit pastors and congregations, teaching and working to re-establish uniformity in doctrine and practice. (Web site)

Scripture

  1. The dispute was precipitated by the consecration of an openly gay bishop in 2003 and what the congregations see as a rejection of the authority of Scripture. (Web site)

Commandments

  1. Thus, mitzvot (commandments) have been replaced with " folkways ", non-binding customs that can be democratically accepted or rejected by the congregations.

Missionaries

  1. When missionaries from the Mediterranean met with those local congregations that did survive, they found differences in practice, doctrine and government. (Web site)
  2. The Government prohibits missionaries from proselytizing among Muslims; however, they may serve non-Muslim congregations. (Web site)

Result

  1. These uniting congregations were the result of several previous unions. (Web site)

Merger

  1. Some congregations in the ALC opted not to join the merger and instead formed the American Association of Lutheran Churches.
  2. Some congregations and members in the Dutch Reformed Church did not agree with the merger and have separated.

Methodist Church

  1. These early churches were still part of the Methodist church, although the congregations remained separate.

Annual Conferences

  1. Thus, Missionary Societies are a part of all local congregations, District Conference, and Annual Conferences. (Web site)

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