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Congregation may refer to:

  • Congregation, a large gathering of people, often for the purpose of worship. Tyndale (1520s) used to translate Greek ekklesia in New Testament in the sense "an assembly of persons for religious worship and instruction" and also "the Christian church in general", which most Bibles translate as 'church'.[1]
  • Church (congregation), a Christian organization meeting in a particular place for worship, usually a church (building).
  • Congregation (Roman Curia), an administrative body of the Roman Catholic Church
  • A religious institute, or a grouping of religious institutes, in which only simple vows, not solemn vows, are taken
  • A group of monasteries, or a group of chapters of canons regular
  • Qahal, an Israelite organizational structure often translated as 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


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