Definitions for "Congregation"
An assembly of persons; a gathering; esp. an assembly of persons met for the worship of God, and for religious instruction; a body of people who habitually so meet.
A body of cardinals or other ecclesiastics to whom as intrusted some department of the church business; as, the Congregation of the Propaganda, which has charge of the missions of the Roman Catholic Church.
A company of religious persons forming a subdivision of a monastic order.
The assemblage of Masters and Doctors at Oxford or Cambrige University, mainly for the granting of degrees.
an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together; "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"
A meeting of the Regent House for the formal conduct of certain items of University business, principally the conferment of degrees. Congregations take place in the Senate-House regularly throughout the year. Special Congregations take place from time to time, for the conferment of Honorary Degrees, and three days at the end of the Easter Term are reserved for the graduation of most first-degree students (see ' General Admission'). The Vice-Chancellor or a deputy appointed by him or her presides at Congregations, unless the Chancellor is present. A Congregation is also held at the beginning of each academical year for the election of the Proctors and their deputies. Immediately prior to this, the Vice-Chancellor gives an address to the University.
a community of selves , attempting to hold one another in self-selfobject connection
an association of men who, animated by the same aspiration, concentrate themselves on a single object and open up their inner selves to the working of a single impulse
Keywords:  grunge, whigs, afghan, nirvana, spite
Congregation is a grunge album by The Afghan Whigs, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). In spite of substantial criticism from some purists who saw the band's sound as watered down, the album has been remembered as a classic grunge album that was ignored in the shadow of releases from giants like Pearl Jam and Nirvana.
Keywords:  lord, knox, protestant, john, jewish
The whole body of the Jewish people; -- called also Congregation of the Lord.
the name assumed by the Protestant party under John Knox. The leaders called themselves (1557) Lords of the Congregation.
a community whose purpose is spiritual growth and transformation
a framework within which members can breathe spiritually in different ways
Keywords:  perpetual, institution
a perpetual institution
The act of congregating, or bringing together, or of collecting into one aggregate or mass.
A collection or mass of separate things.
Keywords:  tribe, social, entity, comes, family
a social entity which comes into being and develops mainly as the result of a common will and not like the family or tribe, by natural processes
A community of believers who practice their common faith.
Keywords:  complex, relationships, set
a complex set of relationships
Keywords:  accord, acting, group, one
a group acting in one accord
Keywords:  life, own, organism
an organism with "a life of its own
Keywords:  units, company
a company of units