Vocabulary-Church





Vocabulary : Church is the list of words denoting Church.

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• Diocese…The district under the jurisdiction of a bishop

• Cathedral…The principal church in the diocese

• Aisle…The passage between the pews in a church

• Sexton…One who has the charge of church building

• Verger…One who leads people to their seats in a church

• Offertory…The money given by the congregation at the church service

• Crypt…A chapel or vault beneath a church usually used for the burial of the dead

• Encyclical…A letter from the Pope to all Roman catholic

• Vestry…A room attached to the church in which vestments are kept

• Vestry…A room attached to the church in which the church officials are meeting

• Presbytery…The residence of a priest or minister or vicar

• Manse… The residence of a priest or minister or vicar

• Vicarage… The residence of a priest or minister or vicar

• Rectory… The residence of a priest or minister or vicar

• Chorister…One who sings in the choir

• Lectern…A reading desk from which the scriptures are read

• Pulpit…The stand from which the preachers delivers his sermon

• Crosier…A bishop’s staff

• Mitre…A bishop’s cap

• Vestments…The garments of parsons and choristers

• Cassock…A long loose gown worn by priests and choristers

• Surplice…A loose white vestment worn over cassock

• Rochet…A vestment like a surplice worn by bishops

• Cope…A cloak like vestment worn by priests at processions or solemn ceremonies

• Chalice…The cup used in the Eucharist

• Celebrant…The priest officiating at the Holy Communion

• Canopy…A rich covering carried over a priest in procession

• Clergy…The body of ministers ordained to work in a church

• Laity…The people as distinct from the clergy

• Synod…A council of clergymen

• Font…The vessel or basin containing water for baptism

• Dean…The head of a cathedral

• Archdeacon…A clergy man next in the rank after the bishop

• Deacon…One in the lowest degree of holy orders in the Anglican Church

• Halo…The circle of light seen in the pictures around the head of Jesus Christ and other holy people

• Aureole… The circle of light seen in the pictures around the head of Jesus Christ and other holy people

• Chaplain…A clergymen assigned to a regiment, a warship, prison or a public institution

• Missionary…One who goes to the heathen countries to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ

• Matins…Morning service of the Anglican Church

• Vespers…Evening service

• Evensong… Evening service

• Atheist…One who does not believe in the existence of God

• Agnostic…One who believes that man can not have knowledge of God but only of natural elements

• Apostate…One who renounces his religious vows and forsakes his religious principles

• Proselyte…One who is converted from one religion to another

• Monotheist…One who believes in a single God

• Polytheist…One who believes in many Gods

• Bigot…One intolerantly devoted to a particular creed

• Blaspheme…To utter profane language against God or anything Holy

• Heresy…Holding opinion contrary to the true doctrine of the church so as to cause a division

• Sacrilege…Violating or profaning religious things

• Iconoclast…A breaker of church images or ornaments

• Nave…The central or the main part of a church

• Chancel…the eastern end of a church

• Chapel…A portion of a large building with an altar of its own where services can be held for a small number of people

• Acolyte…One who assists at services by lighting candles

• Censer…A vessel for burning incense

• Stipend…The salary of a clergyman

• Instinction…Method of administering Holy Communion by dipping the bread into the wine and offering both at once

• Glebe…the land furnishing part of the church revenue

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