What is congregation?

  • (noun): The act of congregating.
    Synonyms: congregating
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Tzvi Ashkenazi - London
... to London at the invitation of the Sephardic congregation of that city ... to take the rabbinate of the Sephardic congregation, but refused ... to Lemberg, where he stood in high repute, both in his congregation and in the community at large ...
Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer
... The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Latin Congregatio Sanctissimi Redemptoris – C.Ss.R.) is a Roman Catholic missionary Congregation founded ... Members of the Congregation, Catholic priests and consecrated religious brothers, are known as Redemptorists and minister in more than 77 countries around the world ...
Kiever Synagogue - Early History
... Synagogue, or Kiever Shul (formally The First Russian Congregation of Rodfei Sholem Anshei Kiev) dates to 1912 when a group of Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine who had settled in "The Ward"—th ... Street, but had left in a dispute over burial rites and formed a new congregation, Chevra Rodfei Sholem ... The congregation was officially incorporated in 1914 as “The First Russian Congregation of Rodfei Sholem Anshei Kiev” ...
Tzvi Ashkenazi - Amsterdam - Appointment and Welcome
1710, he received a letter of appointment to the chief rabbinate of the Ashkenazi congregation of Amsterdam ... was he to be required to subordinate himself to the congregation, or to be obliged to receive gifts, and that he should be permitted to preserve absolute ... to have been paid, for in the register of the records of the congregation it is stated that on Saturday 4 Nisan 5472 (12 April 1712), the parnasim sent a secretary and two ...
... Congregation may also be The Congregation, a soul band from Chicago Congregation (album), by The Afghan Whigs English Congregation, an English pop group formerly ...

More definitions of "congregation":

  • (noun): A group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church.
    Synonyms: fold, faithful
  • (noun): An assemblage of people or animals or things collected together.
    Example: "A congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"

Famous quotes containing the word congregation:

    In 1862 the congregation of the church forwarded the church bell to General Beauregard to be melted into cannon, “hoping that its gentle tones, that have so often called us to the House of God, may be transmuted into war’s resounding rhyme to repel the ruthless invader from the beautiful land God, in his goodness, has given us.”
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave
    o’erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with
    golden fire, why, it appeareth nothing to me but a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    He believes without reservation that Kentucky is the garden spot of the world, and is ready to dispute with anyone who questions his claim. In his enthusiasm for his State he compares with the Methodist preacher whom Timothy Flint heard tell a congregation that “Heaven is a Kentucky of a place.”
    —For the State of Kentucky, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)