Laity in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Laity

members of the church but who are not ordained ministers or priests

Examples of Laity in a sentence

Holding confession, the priest had the laity line up one by one to confess their sins.  🔊

All of the laity attended service, but the priest was mysteriously absent.  🔊

As a loyal member of the laity, I attend church every Sunday morning.  🔊

Although he was considered a part of the laity, the young man had plans of becoming part of the clergy.  🔊

As the officiator, the clergy signaled for the laity to sit in the pews so that the service could begin.  🔊

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