A great many congregations get together at the church for events other than worship services. Youth groups and their activities are a common reason for the congregation to gather. Raising funds for the needs of the congregation or community is another. Many churches hold bake sales or bazaars. Congregation members...

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A church wedding is often the dream of brides and grooms that have grown up attending church. Their plans begin with knowing they will be bonded in matrimony as a religious rite as well as a civil obligation. Many brides have dreamed of the walk down the aisle on the...

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Parents of teens are often worried about the lessons they learn in the modern world, and attending church is one way to help instill good values in them. Many churches understand this, and they often have youth groups to help them through these difficult years. Much of what they do...

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A church building is the place where people exercise their faith as a group. For many people, this is their spiritual home. Home is the place where they will take you in no matter what, and this certainly fits the description of nearly any church. A home or church should...

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A church does not just exist as a building. It is a place where a group of people worship and pray together. The congregation is the reason for the existence of the building. It is their faith that gathers them as a group and keeps them active in the community. Many churches believe community activities strengthen faith while helping others. There are few congregations in the world today that simply attend church once a week and nothing else.

Community activities for a church consist of many ways to help their community. Some churches raise funds for helping people in need of housing. Others have food or clothing drives for those less fortunate. Some specialize in ministry services that are often in foreign countries. Each church congregation makes the decision on what services they will provide within their community and beyond. They then plan how they will gather and deliver these services as part of their faith.