church building

Definitions

  • Church buildings ... special attention
    Church buildings ... special attention
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n church building a place for public (especially Christian) worship "the church was empty"
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Quotations

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    “An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars.”
  • Martin Luther
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    “Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.”

Usage

In literature:

During his ministry the church greatly increased in membership, and enlarged its building at a cost of $10,000.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
We must have a church building, and a native evangelist or two.
"Have We No Rights?" by Mabel Williamson
Fort building and church building went on vigorously.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
However, this fixed the purpose that had already been forming, of endeavouring to build a new Church.
"Old Times at Otterbourne" by Charlotte M. Yonge
This last is the real nave of the church, and a magnificent building it is.
"Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine" by Edward A. Freeman
Hurrying on, however, to the old town, on the south bank of the Don, we visited the parish church of Old Machar, a grand and venerable building.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
The settlers encouraged the idea of building a church, and a question of much importance arose as to where it should be placed.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
The Church Builds Allen a House.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
Where these new groups were founded the church building soon found a place.
"Church Cooperation in Community Life" by Paul L. Vogt
So he went out in the streets begging for stones to build up the little church.
"Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light" by Vera C. Barclay
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In poetry:

How thou didst build thy churches here,
And make thy gospel known;
Amongst them did thine arm appear,
Thy light and glory shone.
"Psalm 44" by Isaac Watts
"Build at Kallundborg by the sea
A church as stately as church may be,
And there shalt thou wed my daughter fair,"
Said the Lord of Nesvek to Esbern Snare.
"Kallundborg Church ( From The Tent on the Beach)" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"When Kallundborg church is builded well,
Thou must the name of its builder tell,
Or thy heart and thy eyes must be my boon."
"Build," said Esbern, "and build it soon."
"Kallundborg Church ( From The Tent on the Beach)" by John Greenleaf Whittier
At his last day's work he heard the Troll
Hammer and delve in the quarry's hole;
Before him the church stood large and fair:
"I have builded my tomb," said Esbern Snare.
"Kallundborg Church ( From The Tent on the Beach)" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And must that plaintive bell in vain
Plead loud along the dripping lane?
And must the building fall?
Not while we love the church and live
And of our charity will give
Our much, our more, our all.
"Verses Turned..." by Sir John Betjeman
Let us not shame Thee with a creed
That builds a costly church
But blinds us to a brother's need
Because he dares to search
For truth in his own soul and heart
And finds his church in home and mart.
"Prayer" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In news:

Anderson Interfaith Ministries, social services and churches work to help build stronger families.
Funeral services for the late Ira G Melvin, age 57, will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Chattahoochee Baptist Association Building with burial following in the Emanuel AME Church Cemetery, Days Crossroad both in Ft.
Facing a space crunch, the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints will build a new worship center on Ritchie Road, not far from Hewitt Drive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Christ Community Church Building Fund, 27 West Genesee Street Clyde, NY 14433.
Music ministry builds appreciation of diversity at Bath church.
Vegetables are growing on land on Wolf River Boulevard where the congregation hopes to eventually build a new church.
Getting the Word out Photo by Steve Rogers First Lutheran Church minister Laurie Johnson is busy putting the final touches on the South Bend building's new sign.
Tonight some churchgoers in the East are turning to their faith after a fire destroyed their renovated church building.
Some churchgoers in the East are turning to their faith after a fire destroyed their renovated church building.
A Roman Catholic church in Chicopee closed by the Springfield Diocese in 2009 is scheduled to start celebrating a weekly Mass again a year after the Vatican determined that local church officials could not sell the building.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown has filed an appeal in Schuylkill County court to have two church buildings in McAdoo returned to the tax examption list.
The Durham County Sheriff's office Sunday announced two arrests in the theft of copper from several churches and public buildings.
This is First United Methodist Church s building at Citrus Avenue and Cajon Street, built in 1891.
Old South Church in Copley Square to sell rare 17th Century book to repair building, sustain its ministry .
"He would say, 'Richard, there was an Ark, and so shall it be, now build it as your new church'," Greene says.
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In science:

Church, K.W., Gale, W., Hanks, P., Hindle, D.: Using Statistics in Lexical Analysis. In: Uri Zernik (ed.), Lexical Acquisition: Exploiting On-Line Resources to Build a Lexicon. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum (1991) 115-164. 3.
Mining the Web for Synonyms: PMI-IR versus LSA on TOEFL
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