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A congregation is a large gathering of people, often for the purpose of worship.
The term congregation may refer to:
- Local church, a Christian organization meeting in a particular place for worship
- Congregation (Roman Curia), an administrative body of the Roman Catholic Church
- Congregation (Catholic), a grouping of religious institutes or a religious institute in which only simple vows, not solemn vows, are taken
- Congregation (Jewish), known in Hebrew as a kehilla
- Qahal, an Israelite organizational structure often translated as congregation
- Congregation, often used as an alternate term for a synagogue or its members in a similar vein as a Christian congregation
- Congregation (university), an assembly of senior members of a university
- The general audience in a ward in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- In music
- The Congregation, an English pop group, sold in the USA and Canada as The English Congregation
- Congregation (album), by The Afghan Whigs
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