Meeting house


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Meeting house

A house of worship, especially that of the Society of Friends, or Quakers, and the Mormons.

meeting house

A house of worship for some Protestant faiths; also may serve as a center of community activity; usually a notably plain structure, often having a square floor plan.
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It also reflects the history of the Meeting House, which people will love anyway.
The next day, however, neighbors rallied to rebuild the local meeting house into a large two-story frame house.
By focussing on two successive phases in the traditionalisation of the Maori meeting house - exhibition and aestheticisation in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and standardisation and tribalisation during the 1930s and 1940s - I hope to illustrate how a number of distinct projects converged to displace meeting houses out of time.
The African Meeting House was the nexus of black abolitionist communities in the Northeast.
Objections have been raised from patrons of the Friends Meeting House -a base for Liverpool's Quakercommunity -which would be demolished if the plans are given the go-ahead.
The museum marked Morden Tower's past use as a meeting house for the city's glaziers, plumbers and painters.
to the 2,400-member chapter for use as a bird sanctuary and a meeting house.
Gore will deliver remarks at Boston's Old South Meeting House, one of the 16 sites on the city's historic Freedom Trail.
A historic bell cast by Paul Revere was lowered from the steeple of the shuttered First Baptist Church, and is now en route to a new home, at Boston's Old South Meeting House.
It will be at the Quaker Meeting House Peace Garden on Church Street in Paddock on Sunday from 12.
Councillors McPartland and Khan will continue to hold their regular surgeries at Hazel and Elder Court Meeting House from 11am to noon on the last Thursday of each month.