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  Parish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A parish is a subdivision of a diocese or bishopric within the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Church of Sweden, and of some other churches.
Appointment as a parish priest entails the enjoyment of a benefice.
Parishes of this type are found in England, Ireland, the Channel Islands, the U.S. state of Louisiana (where it is equivalent to a county), Estonia and a number of island nations in the region of the Caribbean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parish   (457 words)

 Parish church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A parish church, in Christianity, is the church which acts as the religious centre of a parish, the basic administrative unit of episcopal churches.
In many parts of the world, especially in rural areas, the parish church is fundamental to the life of the community.
The church building reflects this status, and there is considerable variety in the size and style of parish churches.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parish_church   (250 words)

 St Marys Parish Church Woodford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Parish Church of St. Mary is situated at the southern end of the village and can be reached easily from the village green by taking the first left hand turn along Addington Road.
Some schoolboys visited the church on 30 July 1964, and when having some photographs developed that they had taken in the building, found the image of a person kneeling at the alter on one of them.
On one of the buttresses on the South side of the Church is a scratch dial (sometimes known as a Mass Dial).
www.woodfordpc.co.uk /parish_church.htm   (1139 words)

 Marden Parish Church - Bible verse of the day (ESV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We serve the Parish of Marden and its surrounding communities within the Deanery of Cranbrook, which is part of the Diocese of Canterbury.
Church is not just about Sundays; God loves us all, and we are part of the community every day of the week.
We accept that as individuals, and as a Church, we are called to be witnesses for Christ at every opportunity, and to love and care for those in need in our community and the world.
www.mardenchurch.org.uk   (279 words)

 St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New Kent County, Virginia
Peter's Parish Church is an active and growing Episcopal church, located in the Diocese of Virginia, approximately halfway between Williamsburg and Richmond.
Peter's Parish was established in 1679, and construction on the present church building began in 1701 and was completed by 1703.
A parish with a rich and interesting history, we have been a church home to countless people through the years, including some as well known as George and Martha Washington, who were married in this parish (and possibly in the church building itself) in 1759.
www.geocities.com /stpeterstc   (197 words)

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It was, after all, now the court church of colonial Virginia and soon took on appropriate trappings such as an altar cloth and cushion.
Governor Alexander Spotswood drafted plans for the structure: a cruciform-shaped church (the first in Virginia) 75 feet long, 28 feet wide, with 19 foot long transepts (wings.) Construction got underway under the watchful eye of James Blair, rector from 1710 to 1743 and also president of William and Mary, and was finished in 1715.
In fact, tombstones and monuments in the church and the churchyard are tributes to royal governors, members of the council, and local leaders who are buried there.
www.brutonparish.org /history.htm   (1575 words)

 Bruton Parish Church
Pelham brought to church with him a prisoner from the Gaol, whose job it was to pump the instrument.
In 1781 the church served as a storehouse or hospital, perhaps both, during the Battle of Yorktown.
In 1799 a visitor noted that the church again was "much out of repair." The exterior stairs were removed in 1834, and in 1838 the vestry agreed to major remodeling.
www.history.org /Almanack/places/hb/hbbruch.cfm   (1115 words)

 Ashburton Parish Church, Devon, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the 15th century the prosperity of Ashburton led to the chapel of St. Thomas a Becket, in the north transept, becoming the Guild Chapel of the wool workers and the chapel of St. Catherine, in the south transept, becoming that of the tinners.
But the Parish Church is more than a historic building - St. Andrew's is very much a live centre of Christian worship and teaching in the town and within the Diocese of Exeter.
It is because of your generosity that your Parish Church is in as good as a condition as it is today, and we hope you will continue to help us to maintain and improve St. Andrew's for this and future generations.
homepages.which.net /~harpur/standqq7.htm   (1302 words)

 United First Parish Church (Unitarian), Quincy, Massachusetts
United First Parish Church is proud to be a founding member of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization.
The United First Parish Church building, considered the finest existing Greek Revival church in New England, is a National Historic Landmark and part of the Adams National Historical Park.
Our church is the burial place of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and their wives Abigail Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams.
www.ufpc.org   (590 words)

 Cogges Parish Church, Witney, Oxfordshire
Cogges is an evangelical parish on the east side of Witney in West Oxfordshire.
The parish is in the Deanery of Witney, in the Diocese of Oxford.
The church forms a thriving Christian community with extensive links into the parish and the wider Witney area.
parishes.oxford.anglican.org /cogges   (272 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Church plans parish in cyberspace
The Church of England is hoping a host of worshippers in cyberspace will make its first virtual parish a success.
The Diocese of Oxford is advertising for a "web-pastor" to lead the i-church congregation in Friday's Church Times.
The i-church will welcome members - those people who agree to make a specific commitment to the church - and visitors who will be welcomed onto the website in the same way visitors to physical churches are welcomed.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/3534017.stm   (470 words)

 The First Parish in Cambridge, The First Church in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Award-winning journalist and author Larry Witham explores the tension between science and religion that lies at the heart of contemporary debates on stem cell research, cloning, and teaching evolution in the school curriculum.
The Dummer bowl, a silver basin sometimes used at child dedications in the Meetinghouse, is one of several pieces of American silver belonging to the Deacons of the First Church in Cambridge (Unitarian Universalist) and on loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
We will be meeting at First Parish, in the Barn Room on the second floor of the Parish House We'll gather at 7:00 pm for socializing, and meet from 7:30 - 9:30.
www.firstparishcambridge.org   (666 words)

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First Parish Church is located on the corner of Routes 44 and 140 in downtown Taunton across from the Police Station and City Hall.
First Parish today is a small but growing congregation rooted in the rich history of Taunton but thriving in the modern Unitarian-Universalist faith.
The First Parish Church is a member of the Ballou Channing District of the UUA.
firstparishtaunton.org   (162 words)

 St Peter's Church - Parish News & Views
From the same series as the preceding, this book, to paraphrase its author, explains the basic beliefs of Islam and the way they influence the daily lives of Muslims, and considers how the history, theology and understanding of Islam impact on Muslim attitudes and actions, both national and individual.
Cormac Rigby had two careers: 20-odd years at the BBC and from 1988 to 2003 as a Catholic parish priest.
Hence these sermons, at once finished and homely, in which he æ°tries to explore the Gospel, hoping that his own experiences and insights might strike a chord with his hearersæ±.
www.stpeterschurch.uk.com /news/library.htm   (1382 words)

 Trinity Parish Episcopal Church, Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Trinity Parish Church is located one block east of I-5 at the corner of Eighth and James.
Our parking lot is one block north of the church on the corner of Eighth and Cherry.
Our beautiful church was originally built in 1889-91, remodelled after a fire in 1903, and is currently undergoing repairs resulting from the Ash Wednesday Earthquake.
www.olympia.anglican.org /churches/seattle/trinity   (219 words)

 All Saints: Saint Ives
All Saints is the parish church of Saint Ives near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, serving the people of God here since the year 970.
Take a look at our beautiful church in these pictures and guide, together with some notes on the work at the church of Sir Ninian Comper.
The parish is in the diocese of Ely.
www.ely.anglican.org /parishes/stives   (286 words)

 First Parish Church Web Site
We are an historic congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC) with roots from the New England Congregational Church.
Our church membership currently stands at about 850, making First Parish Church one of the largest congregations in the Maine UCC.
First Parish Church is open to everyone and welcomes your participation in our services and activities.
www.firstparish.net   (178 words)

Saint Peter's is the town's parish church and one of the largest churches in the Diocese of St David's in the CHURCH IN WALES in the Anglican Communion.
Saint Peter's is one of the largest churches in the Diocese of Saint David's being 52 metres from west porch to east window and 15 metres wide across nave and south aisle.
He was originally buried in the Church of the Grey Friars in the town but, on the Dissolution of the Friary in 1538, his tomb was moved to Saint Peter's and placed in the Chancel.
netministries.org /see/churches/ch08035   (1885 words)

 Welcome to Saint Nicholas Parish Church - Homepage
We are a large and busy church with much happening.
The Church is at the centre of the Market Place and is open and stewarded every day.
Above all I hope that you will join us in worship on a Sunday – our main service is the Parish Communion at 10am with associated worship and activities for children.
www.saint-nicholas.org.uk   (179 words)

 Redland Parish Church - Bristol
Unusually for an Anglican church, there is no saint's name attached to the church.
This is an accident of history - the church was originally a private chapel - but it serves as a reminder that there are no 'superstars' in the church.
There is a rhythm to the Christian life that energises all of us: we come together to worship and we go out to serve - at home and at work, in the local community and further afield.
www.redland.org.uk   (129 words)

Coppull Parish Church is a beautiful brick built church with many interesting features.
The church is one of a few which are not dedicated to a Saint.
We the members of Coppull Parish Church by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, seek to Worship God Worthily.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /a.dickinson   (129 words)

 The Parish of Fawley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Parish is located near Southampton, UK, in the Diocese of Winchester.
Our Parish Church, dedicated to All Saints, dates from the 12th Century.
We are here to exercise the ministry of Jesus Christ in our own neighbourhood and to share in the wider ministry of the Church in the world.
www.hants.org.uk /fawley_church   (183 words)

 Enderby Parish Church Website
We are a Church of England church in the heart of England, just 5 miles south west of Leicester, in the village of Enderby.
See what else is happening at Enderby Parish Church in the months to come by pressing the "Events" link.
Take a tour round our church and through it, as well as seeing pictures from many years ago, by clicking on the Photo link.
www.enderbycofe.org.uk   (307 words)

 Saint Irenaeus Parish, Catholic Church, Oakmont Pennsylvania, Diocese of Pittsburgh
Contact the church office for a packet of information about preparing for Christian marriage and planning your wedding.
By their active and frequent participation in the Sacramental life of the Church, they witness by their actions what their role signifies.
Parish Office location and hours: lower level of the Parish Life and Education Center 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
www.saintirenaeus.org   (390 words)

 Immaculate Conception Parish Church, Lowell, Massachusetts
For members of the Immaculate Parish, this Home Page is an additional source of information on Parish programs.
The Immaculate Conception Parish was at one time teamed, within the Lowell Collaborative, with Saint Joseph's (Lithuanian) Parish.
One of the Ministries of the Immaculate Parish is to the African Community in Lowell.
world.std.com /~icp   (687 words)

 Kendal Parish Church
Visitors to this church are struck by its size and the lightness of the interior.
This lightness is due to the unusual construction of 5 aisles, separated by columns and allowing generous window area.
The central aisle is 800 years old and the other aisles have been added over the centuries so that, in its heyday, a congregation of 1100 was regularly accommodated.
www.wilson31.freeserve.co.uk   (129 words)

 Kintore Parish Church Web Page
Kintore Parish Church is a member of the Church of Scotland.
We are a vibrant community church set in rural Aberdeenshire.
You will find up-to-date information on what is happening within the church on the What's On page.
www.kintorekirk.org   (184 words)

 Tavistock Parish Church Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Please check the friends section if you are interested in becoming a Friend of the church.
The Parish Office (Mon-Thu 0930-1230) Parish Administrator, Mrs Kate Clough, 5a Plymouth Road, Tavistock PL19 8AU (tavychurch@eurobell.co.uk)
Note: We used the address for the Vicarage, the church is right across the road from there.
www.tavychurch.eurobell.co.uk   (513 words)

 Falmouth Parish Church
We invite you to take a Short Pictorial Tour of the Church and learn a little of its history and its musical tradition.
You may also email the clergy and churchwardens in the Vestry on kcmvestry@onetel.net.uk.
We try to keep the Church open between 10.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday during the Summer - and, of course, we're open for the usual Services on Sunday.
www.btinternet.com /~kcm   (136 words)

 St Laurence's: A Building At Risk
Although it is not, as many visitors expect, a cathedral, it is in fact a member of the Greater Churches Group - places distinguished by their size, character and use.
The church is also used frequently for music and drama.
We have many visitors, and we welcome groups to the church.
www.stlaurences.org.uk   (139 words)

 Resources Library - Parish Church of St Mary at Temple Balsall
Part of a talk given in St Mary's Church by Nigel Dwyer, whose sculpture of the crucifix now adorns the church.
Vicar's Report to the Annual General Meeting of the Parochial Church Council of The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sunday 28th March 2004
Vicar's Report to the Annual General Meeting of the Parochial Church Council of The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wednesday 2nd April 2003
rps.gn.apc.org /leveson/resources.htm   (1111 words)

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