Meaning of non-denominational in English:


Pronunciation /nɒndɪnɒmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/


  • Open or acceptable to people of any Christian denomination.

    ‘non-denominational religious instruction’
    • ‘It is for young people from all religious backgrounds and is non-denominational.’
    • ‘He pointed out, however, that his work is non-denominational and not religious.’
    • ‘It operated as a non-denominational church attended mostly by my mother's extended family.’
    • ‘He had carefully narrowed it down to one church in each denomination and one non-denominational church.’
    • ‘Her mother was a former Catholic, and Baker was raised in a non-denominational Christian church.’
    • ‘It is strictly confidential and non-denominational and is open to all.’
    • ‘Robbie became a priest with the non-denominational Church Ministries, based in Illinois.’
    • ‘Furthermore, state schools in Scotland are either non-denominational or Roman Catholic.’
    • ‘There was a time when non-denominational mission groups like Wycliffe and Africa Inland Mission did not exist.’
    • ‘But his aides have stressed that he is not proposing a merger of the Catholic and non-denominational systems.’
    • ‘The meetings are anonymous, non-denominational and open to all, men and women and anyone who feels the need is welcome along.’
    • ‘I traveled from New York City to Darien, Connecticut, to a shiny new non-denominational Christian fellowship.’
    • ‘The Potter's House, Jakes' non-denominational church in Dallas, has more than 30,000 members.’
    • ‘Over the years I have been involved in ministry with many different kinds of churches both denominational and non-denominational.’
    • ‘I am a non-denominational Christian and I feel certain that I represent many millions of moderate and progressive Americans.’
    • ‘It is anonymous, non-denominational and open to all.’
    • ‘But it is also a non-denominational endeavor, open to all the spiritual traditions that one might find in a contemporary community.’
    • ‘It was a non-denominational Bible preaching church.’
    • ‘Catholic children in non-denominational schools will have access to separate sex education classes under plans being drawn up by church officials.’
    • ‘Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian housing charity whose goal is to eliminate poverty and homelessness from the world.’
    non-denominational, non-sectarian, universal, catholic, all-embracing, all-inclusive