Examples of congregant in a Sentence
A small number of congregants had assembled for Midnight Mass.
The church depends on the financial support of its congregants.
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After celebrating Mass last month, congregants here at the Valle de los Caídos basilica walked to the back of the altar to pay homage to Francisco Franco, the Spanish dictator who is buried here.
The church’s pastor, Tiffanie Irwin, had escalated her control over church congregants over time as church membership dwindled.
Not much has changed in the half century since, with 80 percent of American churchgoers still attending services where 80 percent of the congregants are from one racial or ethnic group, according to a 2014 Duke University Study.
The suspect, 28-year-old Marco Antonio Moreno, immediately surrendered to congregants after the stabbing, Hooper said.
In the transition, Greater St. Matthew has lost nearly half of its 600 congregants.
Opponents also have brought up Barrett’s ties to People of Praise, a group that calls on its mostly-Catholic congregants to join Protestants in worship and works of service outside the church.
The historical church, located a block from the statehouse in Monument Circle in Indianapolis, also encouraged its congregants to join a protest against the administration’s immigration policies in June.
Like their congregants, religious leaders have sharply divided themselves along political lines.
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CONGREGANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of congregant for English Language Learners
: a person who is part of a congregation : a person who is attending religious services or who regularly attends religious services
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