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  • Churches —    The origin of the word is treated under the head Church (q.v.).    The number of churches in London and its immediate suburbs, or within the City boundaries, has varied considerably at different times, but in early days it was extraordinarily… …   Dictionary of London

  • churches —    As appears in many entries in this book, a remarkable number of English *calen dar customs are associated with churches, even though they now contain no religious elements. Sometimes, their dates link them to saints days; sometimes, as with… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Churches — Recorded as Churcher, Churches, Churchus, Churchouse and Curcher, this rare and interesting name is of medieval English and possibly Scottish origins, but ultimately French. It has two possible origins, both occupational. Firstly it may derive… …   Surnames reference

  • Churches —    See Catholics and Protestants …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • churches — tʃɜːtʃ n. building in which Christians meet to worship; public worship; members of a religious denomination; denomination; leaders of a religious body; organized religion v. take to church; conduct a special service (in thanks for the safe… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Churches Together in England — (CTE) is an ecumenical organisation and the national instrument for the Christian church in England. It helps the different Churches to work together instead of separately so that they can be more effective and credible. It works through a… …   Wikipedia

  • Churches Together in Britain and Ireland — (CTBI) is an ecumenical organisation. The members include most of the major churches in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. It was formerly known as the Council of Churches of Britain and Ireland. The CTBI office is located in Central London;… …   Wikipedia

  • Churches That Abuse —   …   Wikipedia

  • Churches affiliated with Australian Christian Churches — refers to churches that are a part of Australian Christian Churches, the Australian organisation of the Assemblies of God (AOG), a Pentecostal denomination originating in the United States of America. There are over 1,100 churches in Australian… …   Wikipedia

  • Churches of Chiloé — Churches of Chiloé * UNESCO World Heritage Site Chacao Church Co …   Wikipedia

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