: a service of Christian worshipspecifically: such a service that is not sacramental in character
Examples of divine service in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAt the invitation of the Evangelical Church and the Council of Churches in Namibia, the mortal remains of two victims of the genocide 1904-1908 in former German Southwest Africa are returned during a divine service.
Suyin Haynes, Time, 28 May 2021 Had that event not occurred, the first born rather than the Priest or Levite would have undertaken the mission to perform divine service.
Rabbi Avi Weiss, sun-sentinel.com, 31 Aug. 2020 Had that event not occurred, the first born rather than the Priest or Levite would have undertaken the mission to perform divine service in one's home.
Rabbi Avi Weiss, Jewish Journal, 5 Sep. 2017
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