Definition of churchgoer in English:



  • A person who goes to church regularly.

    • ‘Church leaders have reassured churchgoers that services this weekend will go ahead despite the fire damage to the entrance hall.’
    • ‘It is not clear if Matt is himself an active churchgoer or a believer, but he is hardly dismissive of his father's faith.’
    • ‘On my way out of church recently, a fellow churchgoer struck up a conversation with me.’
    • ‘She was a regular churchgoer, visiting the Nazarene Church on South End Street every Wednesday and Sunday.’
    • ‘How many churchgoers really believe, as matter of historical fact, that Jesus instituted the mass?’
    • ‘This is the tremendous error of our time-that all churchgoers who make a profession of faith in Christ are continually forgiven.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Now the vast majority of people do not go to church and only the children of churchgoers go to Sunday school.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is believed that thousands of clergy and churchgoers are among the 350,000 British members of the Masons.’
    • ‘Now he's a regular churchgoer and the father of three children from his second marriage.’
    • ‘Mr Crump, who is a regular churchgoer, does not believe in Sunday shopping.’
    • ‘Most churchgoers vote, and share family and community values.’
    • ‘It is the fastest growing section of the Anglican Church, with more than one third of Anglican churchgoers claiming to be Evangelicals.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘‘Church on Sunday, Work on Monday’ tries to explain why churches have done such a poor job relating to churchgoers as working people.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Previously, many people were passive, conformist churchgoers, experiencing church as a television without a remote control.’
    parishioners, parish, churchgoers, flock, fold, faithful, following, followers, adherents, believers, loyal members, fellowship, communicants, laity, brethren, brothers and sisters, souls
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