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Congregational
Congregational Con`gre*ga"tion*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a congregation; conducted, or participated in, by a congregation; as, congregational singing. 2. Belonging to the system of Congregationalism, or to Congregationalist; holding to the faith and polity of Congregationalism; as, a Congregational church.
Congregationalism
Congregationalism Con`gre*ga"tion*al*ism, n. 1. That system of church organization which vests all ecclesiastical power in the assembled brotherhood of each local church. 2. The faith and polity of the Congregational churches, taken collectively. Note: In this sense (which is its usual signification) Congregationalism is the system of faith and practice common to a large body of evangelical Trinitarian churches, which recognize the local brotherhood of each church as independent of all dictation in ecclesiastical matters, but are united in fellowship and joint action, as in councils for mutual advice, and in consociations, conferences, missionary organizations, etc., and to whose membership the designation ``Congregationalists' is generally restricted; but Unitarian and other churches are Congregational in their polity.
Congregationalist
Congregationalist Con`gre*ga"tion*al*ist, n. One who belongs to a Congregational church or society; one who holds to Congregationalism.

Meaning of Congregation from wikipedia

- A congregation is a large gathering of people, often for the purpose of worship. Congregation may also refer to: Church (congregation), a Christian organization...
- The Congregation were a British pop ensemble, formed by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway in England. In the United States they were credited as The English...
- Solesmes Congregation is an ****ociation of monasteries within the Benedictine Confederation headed by the Abbey of Solesmes. The congregation was founded...
- facilities, Congregation Beth Israel opened a synagogue of its own in 2004. The congregation is smaller than other Jewish congregations in the area;...
- The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF; Latin: Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei) is the oldest among the nine congregations of the Roman Curia...
- Synagogue (Edmonton) Congregation Beth Israel (Vancouver) Beth Israel Synagogue (Halifax, Nova Scotia) Beth Israel Congregation (Kingston, Ontario) Beth...
- list of publications deemed heretical or contrary to morality by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (a former Dicastery of the Roman Curia)...
- the Catholic Church, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints (Latin: Congregatio de Causis Sanctorum) is the congregation of the Roman Curia that oversees...
- A church (or local church) is a religious organization or congregation that meets in a particular location. Many are formally organized, with constitutions...
- A religious congregation is a type of religious institute in the Catholic Church. They are legally distinguished from religious orders – the other major...