religious service

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious service the act of public worship following prescribed rules "the Sunday service"
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Usage

In literature:

But the synagogue service marks a great advance in the religious position of the Jews.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Theatrical performances as religious services are as general in China as they were in ancient Greece.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
She rose from her knees, much to William's satisfaction, who did not care for religious services in which he might not take an active part.
"Jan and Her Job" by L. Allen Harker
After the clergymen shall have performed the religious services of the church, the Masonic services should begin.
"Masonic Monitor of the Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason" by George Thornburgh
Military mass, as performed within the cathedral, seemed more like a theatrical show than a solemn religious service.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
Yes, that is my religious service.
"Walter Pieterse" by Multatuli
Social service has to him little or no divine sanction or religious value.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
Religious services must be judged of like amusements, by their effect on the life.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various
It was the first religious service she had ever voluntarily attended.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Before commencing their march, all the troops were assembled for a religious service.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
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In news:

LOS ANGELES — Sunday morning services at the Agape International Spiritual Center, a church of Religious Science, marry sense and spirit.
A church deacon in New Jersey has been accused of sexually assaulting a child during religious services.
The only difference is that the insurance company, instead of the university (or hospital or other religious institution), will inform the employee of the availability of the "services" that are contrary to our consciences.
Recent surveys suggest that about one in every five Americans attends religious services on the average weekend, worshipping in about 350,000.
The start of the legal year is marked with a traditional religious service.
Religious Service or Institution.
But sometimes, regular people on vacation just happen to decide to attend a religious service — sometimes not even of their own faith — and it sticks with them forever.
Police still don't know why a man opened fire during a religious service in suburban Milwaukee Saturday, killing seven people and himself.
The two larger loaves will be served that evening for his family and friends at Shabbat, a dinner before religious services at Temple Beth Israel, 801 W Michigan Ave.
OROVILLE — The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to deny Robert Seals a permit to publicly use The Chico Goddess Temple for events like religious services, weddings, summer children's camps and end-of-life celebrations.
Writing for Religious News Service.
A weekly half hour documentary broadcast by BBC World Service which explores personal experiences of religious belief from around the world.
Religious Service or Institution .
It has been assumed for centuries that physicians are moral agents who have the right to refuse to provide requested services that conflict with their religious or moral beliefs.
C 2012 Religion News Service (RNS) Does Rick Santorum's Southern surge also herald the return of the Religious Right .
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