Definition of Church service

1. Noun. A service conducted in a house of worship. "Don't be late for church"

Definition of Church service

1. Noun. A formalized period of communal worship, often but not exclusively occurring on Sunday, or Saturday in the case of those churches practicing Sabbatarianism. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Church Service

church festival
church hat
church key
church keys
church member
church mode
church mouse
church music
church officer
church planter
church planters
church planting
church property
church roll
church school
church service (current term)
church services
church tower
church year

Literary usage of Church service

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Here he began immediately those reforms of the church service known chiefly from his three liturgical works: Deutsch kirchen ampt. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Labor, United States Office of Education (1912)
"5 Since the annual salary for "church service" was £4, it may merely be that Lefferts was late in receiving his salary. The town records show that ..."

3. The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII. to by Henry Hallam (1876)
"But she hud begun to make alterations, though not very essential, in the Church service before the pope's behavior could have ..."

4. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"... and even if endowments, after doing God and His church service for so many ages, should be ultimately diverted, it ¡в no worse if they are diverted in ..."

5. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by Benjamin and Thomas Kite (Firm)., William Sewel (1823)
"... and church-service, having this clause: ' Every person shall resort to their parish church, or upon let thereof, to some other, every Sunday and holiday ..."

6. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"I. I mentioned before an attempt to bring in our English church service into Scotland, which made a great hubbub there, and was repelled with much violence ..."

7. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1908)
"... of the News by President Davis at church service— Federals take Forts Gregg and Whit worth—The Retreat harassed by Continuous Fighting—Longstreet saves ..."

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