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Definition of "congregational" [con•gre•ga•tion•al]

  • Of or relating to a congregation. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to Congregationalism or Congregationalists. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "congregational" in a sentence
  • "Consider one of the sentences in Ross' lead paragraph: "Is the congregations' independence, what we call congregational polity, a sacrosanct principle, or must it yield to our commitment to racial justice?""
  • "And also with us, Michael Dash, professor of ministry and context and an expert in congregational studies at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta."
  • "The importance of what we might call congregational investment for keeping people in their current congregation shows up in many different ways."