prayer meeting

noun

Definition of prayer meeting

: a usually informal gathering for worship and prayer especially : a Protestant worship service usually held on a week night

called also prayer service

Examples of prayer meeting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The protest and prayer meeting was slated to be held by conservative Catholic news outlet Church Militant during the conference meeting in mid-November. Emily Opilo, baltimoresun.com, 10 Sep. 2021 Or perhaps the motivating number is nine, which accounts for those who were shot in Charleston during a prayer meeting. Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2021 Although no one disputes that the February gathering accelerated the outbreak, the virus was probably circulating in the region, Alsace, weeks before the prayer meeting began and months before the French government banned events in March. Washington Post, 25 Feb. 2021 Nix and Britt’s prayer meeting was an especially nice moment for a worried mom. Giana Han, al, 27 Oct. 2020 The football program held Zoom meetings, and at the end of it, Britt and Krista Nix, quarterback Bo Nix’s mother, held a prayer meeting where parents could come forward with prayer requests. Giana Han, al, 27 Oct. 2020 But Gordon went to that spot on the South Side, anyway, for a recent prayer meeting. Janice Neumann, chicagotribune.com, 10 Sep. 2020 According to the page, a community prayer meeting for Linda will be held at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, behind the Smucker homestead in Bird-In-Hand, Pennsylvania. Andrea Cavallier, NBC News, 23 June 2020 This demonstration was more like a prayer meeting than a political rally, despite the presence of many local political figures. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, 7 June 2020

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First Known Use of prayer meeting

1721, in the meaning defined above

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18 Sep 2021

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“Prayer meeting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prayer%20meeting. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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