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Church Buildings

The church’s body is made up of many members, and for many of those members, the building they worship in is of vital importance. Though congregations may not always be able to dictate what their worship space looks like, more and more churches use architecture to reflect their mission. Church buildings can also be a significant source of conflict: numerous legal battles over church land and buildings occur each year, particularly as individual congregations split away from their denominations.

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