Church Furnishings

Fit for all Church’s

Church Furnishings

Africarve create all of Church Furniture such as pews and all the furnishing are by hand.

altar 

a special table where religious ceremonies are performed, especially in a Christian church

biretta 

a stiff square hat worn by a Roman Catholic priest

cassock

 long loose piece of clothing, often black and covering the whole body, traditionally worn by some priests

chalice a

 large cup for wine, especially one used during the Christian ceremony of Holy Communion

 

collar

 a priest’s dog collar

 

collection plate

 a dish used in church for collecting money

 

crib

 a model of the wooden box that Jesus Christ was born in, according to the Bible. Some Christians have these in their churches and houses at Christmas.

 

cross

 a shape with one long upright line and one shorter line across it, used as a symbol of Christianity

 

cross

 a model, structure, or piece of jewellery in the shape of a cross

 

crucifix

 a model of Jesus Christ dying on a cross, often found in a church or worn as jewellery

 

dog collar

 a white stiff round collar worn by priests in the Christian church

 

Easter egg

 an egg that children decorate in celebration of Easter

 

the Eucharist

 the bread and wine used in the ceremony of the Eucharist

font

 a stone bowl, usually on top of a post, that holds water for the baptism ceremony in the Christian church

 

frock

 a long loose piece of clothing with sleeves that some priests and monks wear

 

graven image

 a picture or statue of a god or holy person

 

hassock

 in some churches, a thick cushion (=cloth bag filled with soft material) used for kneeling on 

the Holy Grail

 

in old stories, the cup that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper

 

holy water

 water that a priest has blessed

 

the Host

 the bread that is used in the Christian ceremony of Communion

 

icon

 a picture or model of a holy person that is used in religious worship in the Russian or Greek Orthodox Church

 

Madonna

 a picture or model of the Madonna

 

plate

 a flat round dish used for collecting money, especially in a church

 

psalter

 a book containing psalms from the Bible, used in a church

 

rood screen

 a large decorated screen in some Christian churches that separates the main part of the church from the part where the altar is

 

rosary

 a set of small beads used by Roman Catholics for counting a series of prayers

 

the Sacrament

 the holy bread and wine that people eat and drink as part of the Christian ceremony of communion

 

skullcap

 a small hat sometimes worn by Jewish men and Roman Catholic priests

 

stigmata

 the marks on Jesus Christ’s body where he was fixed to the cross, or marks on the skin of some religious people that are similar to these injuries

 

surplice

 a loose white piece of clothing, worn over other clothes by priests, church singers, and people who help during ceremonies

 

tabernacle

 a container for holy objects in a Catholic church

 

tithe

 a particular amount of money that members of some Christian churches give to the church

 

vestment

 a robe worn by a priest, or a piece of clothing worn with it

 

wafer

 a thin round piece of bread that a priest gives people to eat during the Christian religious ceremony of holy communion

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