HyperDic: church_service

English > 1 sense of the expression church service:
NOUNactchurch service, churcha service conducted in a house of worship
English > church service: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA service conducted in a house of worship.
Category ofAnglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of EnglandThe national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs)
Divine OfficeCanonical prayers recited daily by priests (e.g. the breviary of the Roman Catholic Church)
High Church, High Anglican ChurchA group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)
PuritanismThe beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects)
attend, go toBe present at (meetings, church services, university) , etc.
bannsA public announcement of a proposed marriage
church, church buildingA place for public (especially Christian) worship
church bellA bell in a church tower (usually sounded to summon people to church)
cryptA cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially beneath a church)
disestablishdeprive (an established church) of its status
hassockA cushion for kneeling on (as when praying in church)
official(of a church) given official status as a national or state institution
separatist, separationistAn advocate of secession or separation from a larger / larger group (such as an established church or a national union)
sermon, discourse, preachingAn address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
steeple, spireA tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
Broaderservice, religious service, divine serviceThe act of public worship following prescribed rules

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