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.
Recent Examples of congregant from the Web
In recent decades, churches, particularly mainline Protestant, have seen their congregants age and die off, with few young people replenishing the pews.
Another part of the vigil borrowed from the Quaker tradition of having congregants sit in silence until someone feels compelled to speak.
Congregants embraced after Ahavath Beth Israel reached its new home on Latah Street in 2003.
A local imam reportedly protected the attacker after congregants subdued him; The Guardian identifies the suspect as Darren Osborne, 47.
Masjid Ebun Abass has been a peaceful place of worship in the Bronx for a decade, but now some congregants are concerned for their safety.
One Sunday in the fall of 2015, congregants at Deerfield's Christ United Methodist Church spent a day performing service projects rather than participating in worship services.
The thinking was that clergy in those faith groups might have more direct power or influence in people’s lives, while congregants in liberal denominations wouldn’t necessarily follow their pastor or rabbi’s every word.
The building teems with daily activity for Hispanic congregants.
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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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