congregational


congregational
congregationally, adv.
/kong'gri gay"sheuh nl/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to a congregation: congregational singing.
2. (cap.) pertaining or adhering to a form of Protestant church government in which each local church acts as an independent, self-governing body, while maintaining fellowship with like congregations.
[1570-80; CONGREGATION + -AL1]

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