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6 Facts About Church Services

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In Christianity, a church service is a formalized period of communal worship, often but not exclusively occurring on Sunday, or Saturday in the case of those churches practicing seventh-day Sabbatarianism.

The seventh-day Sabbath, observed from Friday sunset to Saturday sunset, is an important part of the beliefs and practices of seventh-day churches.

Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity.

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The church service is the gathering together of Christians to be taught the 'Word of God' and encouraged in their faith.

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Technically, the "church" in "church service" refers to the gathering of the faithful rather than to the building in which it takes place.

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In most Christians traditions, services are presided over by clergy wherever possible.

Clergy are some of the main and important formal leaders within certain religions.

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Styles of service vary greatly, from the Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, and Lutheran traditions of liturgical worship to the evangelical Protestant style, that often combines worship with teaching for the believers, which may also have an evangelistic component appealing to the non-Christians and/or skeptics in the congregation.

Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD.

Liturgy, literally "the work of the people", and translated idiomatically as "public service" in secular terms is the customary public worship performed by a religious group, according to its particular beliefs, customs and traditions.

Protestantism is a form of Christian faith and practice which originated with the Protestant Reformation, a movement against what its followers considered to be errors in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Quakers and some other groups have no formal outline to their services, but allow the worship to develop as the participants present feel moved.

Quakers are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements generally known as the Religious Society of Friends.

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