Meaning of fellowship meeting in English:

fellowship meeting


  • 1(Chiefly in Scotland) a local Presbyterian association or society formed for the purpose of prayer and fellowship, in defiance of the episcopal structure imposed on the Church of Scotland from 1661 to 1690; a meeting of such a society (now historical).

  • 2(More generally) an informal Christian meeting or gathering typically involving intimate or spiritual conversation, prayer, and general socializing; (in later use also) a meeting for the mutual support and rehabilitation of persons affected by addiction to alcohol, drugs, etc.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in Cloud of Witnesses.