the church composed of the followers of Swedenborg; the Swedenborgian church.
a sect founded in 1787, based on Swedenborgianism Often shortened to New Church
- Church of the subgenius
body, humour A mutant offshoot of Discordianism launched in 1981 as a spoof of fundamentalist Christianity by the “Reverend” Ivan Stang, a brilliant satirist with a gift for promotion. Popular among hackers as a rich source of bizarre imagery and references such as “Bob” the divine drilling-equipment salesman, the Benevolent Space Xists, and the Stark […]
- Church parade
noun 1. a parade by servicemen or members of a uniformed organization for the purposes of attending religious services
- Church planting
noun the starting of a new church with a core of worshippers, similar to planting seeds to grow a crop
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. (formerly in England and Ireland) a compulsory assessment imposed on the parishioners’ holdings of houses or land in order to repair the parish church and maintain its services.