noun, plural of·fer·to·ries.
Origin of offertory
Related formsof·fer·to·ri·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for offertory
The offertory is a more direct appeal, but it only yielded in the year 184l.The Church Index|William Pepperell
Even the check that you put in the plate when you take the offertory up the aisle on Sunday morning?The Unknown Quantity|Henry van Dyke
But when the Offertory was reached, matters suddenly quickened.The Historical Nights' Entertainment|Rafael Sabatini
Near this domestic quarter was found a small shrine of the Double Axes, with cult objects and offertory vessels in their places.
One of the most pleasing parts of the service is the taking up of the offertory.The Quiver 12/1899|Anonymous