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interdenominational

[in-ter-di-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl] /ˌɪn tər dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
occurring between, involving, or common to different religious denominations.
Also called interchurch.
Origin of interdenominational
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; inter- + denominational
Related forms
interdenominationalism, noun
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  • A word of caution to ministers in charge of local fields is desirable in regard to settlement of interdenominational difficulties.

  • Principles of interdenominational ethics should be observed in making grants of missionary funds to local pastors.

  • But our main interest was in the mission schools and in the interdenominational theological seminary.

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong
  • Hence it is often most difficult to gain support from denominational authorities and churches for interdenominational projects.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • This is now the chief cause of weakness in the interdenominational movement for church and country life in the State.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • An interdenominational committee sees to the carrying out of this policy.

    A History of American Christianity

    Leonard Woolsey Bacon
  • The plans and methods of these leaflets have the approval of the denominational and interdenominational leaders of North America.

    The Boy and the Sunday School John L. Alexander

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