Definition of churchgoer in English:



  • A person who goes to church regularly.

    • ‘Now he's a regular churchgoer and the father of three children from his second marriage.’
    • ‘She was a regular churchgoer, visiting the Nazarene Church on South End Street every Wednesday and Sunday.’
    • ‘If you are a regular churchgoer and believe that love should stay within the parameters set by religion, these online dating sites for Christians provide just what you desire.’
    • ‘Mr Crump, who is a regular churchgoer, does not believe in Sunday shopping.’
    • ‘It is the fastest growing section of the Anglican Church, with more than one third of Anglican churchgoers claiming to be Evangelicals.’
    • ‘Church leaders have reassured churchgoers that services this weekend will go ahead despite the fire damage to the entrance hall.’
    • ‘Most churchgoers vote, and share family and community values.’
    • ‘On my way out of church recently, a fellow churchgoer struck up a conversation with me.’
    • ‘It is believed that thousands of clergy and churchgoers are among the 350,000 British members of the Masons.’
    • ‘It is not clear if Matt is himself an active churchgoer or a believer, but he is hardly dismissive of his father's faith.’
    • ‘Although he is a Sabbath walker rather than a regular churchgoer, Berry is no stranger to either church or seminary, although he admits to feeling strange in both places.’
    • ‘Gray, a former Harrogate choirboy and more recently a regular churchgoer in Newcastle, posed as a priest to rob the woman in her own home.’
    • ‘How many churchgoers really believe, as matter of historical fact, that Jesus instituted the mass?’
    • ‘Now the vast majority of people do not go to church and only the children of churchgoers go to Sunday school.’
    • ‘This is the tremendous error of our time-that all churchgoers who make a profession of faith in Christ are continually forgiven.’
    • ‘Washington, always a churchgoer but never a communicant, was among those who often spoke of the ‘great Ruler of events,’ but never of Jesus Christ.’
    • ‘Previously, many people were passive, conformist churchgoers, experiencing church as a television without a remote control.’
    • ‘There was a mood of sombre but affectionate reflection at Easter Sunday services as churchgoers mourned Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother who had died the previous day.’
    • ‘‘Church on Sunday, Work on Monday’ tries to explain why churches have done such a poor job relating to churchgoers as working people.’
    • ‘Ten years later, he was asked by a member of his United Methodist church to transport the churchgoer's son to Tranquility Bay in Jamaica.’
    parishioners, parish, churchgoers, flock, fold, faithful, following, followers, adherents, believers, loyal members, fellowship, communicants, laity, brethren, brothers and sisters, souls
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