Congregations

Some articles on congregations, congregation:

Augustinian Canons - Reforms and Congregations
... A great number of congregations of canons regular sprang into existence, each with its own distinctive constitutions, grounded on the Rule of St ... order to preserve uniformity and regularity among these numerous congregations Pope Benedict XII, in the year 1339, issued his Papal Bull Ad decorem, which ... Roman Martyrology mentions the existence of more than thirty-three different congregations of canons regular ...
Leadership Conference Of Women Religious - Membership Statistics
... The conference has more than 1,500 members, whose congregations in 2011 included 46,451 (or 83%) of the 55,944 women religious in the United States ... is confined to the women who are the superiors, or leaders, of their respective congregations it is a consortium of executives rather than as an organization of representatives of religious ... The membership of the congregations in the LCWR declined rapidly in the early 21st century, both through a lack of any new members in most member congregations and the increasing age of the women who ...
Lutheran Church In Malaysia And Singapore - Beliefs and Practices - Languages in Use
... Most services conducted by the LCMS congregations are in Mandarin and the other Chinese dialects commonly spoken in West Malaysia like Hokkien and Cantonese ... are becoming increasingly common, with some congregations using English exclusively, and some congregations have started Malay and Tamil services ... services are conducted almost exclusively with the Senoi congregations ...
Sponsoring Church (Churches Of Christ)
... The sponsoring church arrangement describes a resource-pooling strategy employed by some congregations of the Churches of Christ ... Under this arrangement, congregations and individuals send money or other resources to a congregation, which oversees those funds and resources earmarked for an individual preacher, work, project or program ... to distinguish certain Church of Christ congregations from Churches of Christ (non-institutional) congregations ...