a meeting chiefly for prayer.
(in certain Protestant churches) a meeting in midweek, chiefly for individual prayer and the offering of testimonies of faith.
- Also called prayer service.
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How to use prayer meeting in a sentence
Three years ago I met Svetlana Gorohovik, a young activist, at the prayer meeting outside the Red Church.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. | Kapil Komireddi | January 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jim Bob, who served two terms in the Arkansas state legislature, attended a weekly prayer meeting with Huckabee.Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar on Campaigning for Rick Santorum | Laura Colarusso | February 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Raymond promptly stole it from a church parking lot during Wednesday night prayer meeting and sold it to a chop shop near Tupelo.
In the middle of a prayer meeting, Jindal claimed that Susan collapsed and began convulsing on the floor.
One of my expense items, I remember, was ‘After-prayer-meeting snack, Tuskegee, $3.75.’
Only about twenty-five, who assembled on the southern side of the chapel, joined the prayer meeting.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
Two services are held in the chapel on Sundays, and on a Wednesday evening there is a prayer meeting.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
They had no chaplain; but they established a prayer-meeting, holding it beside a stump, in a retired place.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
And a weekly prayer-meeting was held at his house on Monday evenings, as it had formerly been held in old Max's back parlour.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope
Suddenly a hymn was started by a voice which every one knew, though they seldom heard it in prayer-meeting.All He Knew | John Habberton
British Dictionary definitions for prayer meeting
mainly Protestantism a religious meeting at which the participants offer up prayers to God
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