free church


Definition of free church

  1. 1 :  a church whose sittings are for all and without charge

  2. 2 or Free Church :  a church not established or under state control: a Free Church in Scotland :  the church organized by those who left the Church of Scotland in 1843 to be free from state control in spiritual matters —called also Free Kirk b Free Church in England :  a nonconformist church

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