Within large cities there are generally small communities of people with the same background, and their houses of worship are just as local as that of a rural community. The people who attend services have many outside interests in common, and their traditional spiritual values tend to be the same....

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There are congregations that do not have their own buildings where they can worship, and many of them meet at private homes. The reason may be that they have too few members, but some churches might have lost their church due to a weather event or vandalism. Some of these...

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There are many cities that boast huge churches and cathedrals that are still being used as houses of worship in the modern world, and mega churches have flourished over the past few decades. For those who prefer to connect with others of their faith around the world, there are now...

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There are many religions across the globe, and the majority of them have houses of worship. They are called churches, synagogues, mosques and temples to name just a few of those connected with major religions. Each one has in common the fact that people gather there to express their faith, and many of them also function as a center for the congregation’s community.

There is no standard size for any of these buildings, and some of them depend solely upon the number of people who belong to that particular religion in an area. Small neighborhood churches are common in cities, suburbs and rural communities. Large churches are generally found in urban areas, and technology has now created mega churches. No matter where people choose to worship, they all have their own reasons for selecting a particular church. Some of them want a feeling of family, but others are attracted to the message of a church.