Discover the most popular and inspiring quotes and sayings on the topic of Church. Share them with your friends on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or your personal blogs, and let the world be inspired by their powerful messages. Here are the Top 100 Church Quotes And Sayings by 86 Authors including Tom Hollander,Barbara Brown Taylor,Rowan Williams,Hilarie Burton,Sunday Adelaja for you to enjoy and share.

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When we get christened or married or die, we drift naturally in the direction of the church. And in moments of crisis, when our spiritual Tom-Tom is no longer telling us what to do, we find ourselves scrabbling at the vicarage door. -- Tom Hollander
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Church can be extremely boring. It can be very meaningful, it can be character forming, but can be have very little fizz in it. -- Barbara Brown Taylor
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The Church is the new creation, it is life and joy, it is the sacramental fellowship in which we share the ultimate purpose of God, made real for us now in our hearing the Word and sharing the Sacrament. -- Rowan Williams
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I grew up in the United Methodist Church, and church was always a very big part of my growing up. -- Hilarie Burton
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Church and business are compatible -- Sunday Adelaja
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Oh, honey, God don't care which church you go, long as you show up! -- Robert Harling
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I go to church as an expression of my need for God and for God's family. -- Philip Yancey
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Although churches seem the most natural space to perform spiritual awakening, the disconcerting reality is that many people in Western society see churches more as museums of religion than sacred stages that dramatize the movement of God's spirit. -- Diana Butler Bass
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Church can't be a place where we feel like a visitor, or somewhere we're afraid to allow others to see our messes. It's got to feel like home. -- Ross Parsley
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Church is the textured context in which we grow up in Christ to maturity. But church is difficult. Sooner or later, though, if we are serious about growing up in Christ, we have to deal with church. I say sooner. -- Eugene H. Peterson
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I always say that as church falls into demise, we still have the inclination to congregate whether by a night of music or a festival, or just sitting down to listen to some vinyl ... -- Daniel Lanois
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I think in church you're raised like God is God and you are here. -- Charles King
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I don't have to go to church. The church is within me and the experience is my own. It's my life experience. -- Mariel Hemingway
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The church is a storehouse of spiritual food whereby the inner man is fed, nourished, and developed into maturity. If it fails, it is not fulfilling its purpose as a church. -- Billy Graham
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Church is too often the most risky place to be spiritually honest. -- Peter Enns
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The church is a place where we make our prejudice sacred. -- Peter Rollins
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Church only benefits you when you participate in the presence of God. -- T.d. Jakes
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I grew up in the church. I was raised in the church. -- Quinton Aaron
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I enjoy going to church. -- Katharine Mcphee
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The problem with the church is the church -- R. Alan Woods
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As children we were bombarded by competing answers. Church says one thing, school another. Now as adults it's no surprise that if we discuss the nature of it all, we generally spout some combination of the two, depending on our individual inclination and mood. -- Robert Lanza
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The Church should be the place where a word reverberates right into the world. -- Karl Barth
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The church is far greater than [a building or denomination]. It includes the whole family of God - that vast unseen fellowship of men and women throughout the ages who belong to Christ. Paul wrote of "God's household, which is the church of the living God" [1 Timothy 3:15 NIV). -- Billy Graham
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Overseas, church, Vatican You at a stand still mannequin -- Nicki Minaj
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Churches are good for prayer, but so are garages and cars and mountains and showers and dance floors. -- Anne Lamott
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I always felt that church is where I'm going to find my community and people to live my life with. -- Sara Zarr
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A high church for the true mediocre. -- Norman Mailer
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Where a people prays, there is the church; and where the church is; there is never loneliness. -- Eric Metaxas
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The Church is not the building, its the people, its not just the gathering, its also the scattering ... -- John Wimber
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The Church is the one institution that exists for those outside it. -- William Tyndale
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The Church is the body of Christ fashioned by baptism & the Eucharist. -- Henri Nouwen
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God gave us the church to arm us with help and strength -- Sunday Adelaja
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The church is the chief place for spiritual edification and growth (Acts 20:32; Eph. 4:11-16; 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 1 Pet. 2:1-2; 2 Pet. 3:18). -- Ed Stetzer
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There is nothing like the local church when the local church is working right. -- Bill Hybels
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For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas. -- Gerald R. Ford
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The church is supposed to help the people discover their calling and reveal the Kingdom of God to them -- Sunday Adelaja
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There's a bunch od huge churchs clustered together, trying to blend in with all the family-themed restaurants, because salvation is as easy as chicken wings, I guess. -- Patrick Ness
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Church should be enjoyed, not endured. -- Brian Houston
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Just like I believe God is everywhere, I believe that whether it's nature, whether it's sitting on a bike in spin class, that can be church, too, for me. -- Lisa Rinna
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From the time I can remember my mother kept me in church. I think my first recollection of any place, being anywhere was in a church. -- Teddy Pendergrass
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Go among the people. Don't assume you know what church looks like. -- Alan Hirsch
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When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. -- Keith Richards
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A ballpark at night is more like a church than a church -- W.p. Kinsella
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The church is to help its members mature in Christ's calling -- Sunday Adelaja
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The church is God's elect that God wants to raise in the country to give hope to everyone -- Sunday Adelaja
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The church is, above all, a place to receive grace: it brings forgiven people together with the aim of equipping us to dispense grace to others. -- Philip Yancey
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You ain't gotta go to church to find your God. -- Jay-Z
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Now the church is not wood and stone, but the company of people who believe in Christ. -- Martin Luther
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I was reared in the church, in the Presbyterian Church. -- Billy Graham
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The church is a house of prayer for all nations -- Sunday Adelaja
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As burned as I've been by local churches and by people who call themselves in God's name, Jesus gave us the church. It's supposed to be a community of like-minded people who encourage and strengthen each other. But that's not how it always works. -- Anne Graham Lotz
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Church is God's people intentionally committing to die together so that others can find his kingdom. -- Hugh Halter
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There's good things about going to church. -- Ryan Gosling
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That older and greater church to which I belong: the church where the oftener you laugh the better, because by laughter only can you destroy evil without malice -- George Bernard Shaw
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Let's go into the sanctuary or the adult Sunday school room, -- Carolyn Brown
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A church is something very beautiful. It is nice when people feel happy in it. But I am not a religious man. Look at us, and then at the infinity of space. We are rather small insignificant creatures, wouldn't you say? -- Oscar Niemeyer
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I know only one Church: it is the society of men. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
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The point of church isn't to get people to come to church." "No?" said Steve, cocking an eyebrow. "What is it?" It seemed obvious to me. "to feed them, so they can go out and, you know, be Jesus." Take this Bread, A Radical Conversion by Sara Miles -- Sara Miles
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Today, we need a Church capable of walking at people's side, of doing more than simply listening to them; a Church which accompanies them on their journey ... -- Pope Francis
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Personally, I am a church-going Christian. I love my church, my congregation; it's my favorite place to be. -- Pauley Perrette
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A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there. -- H.l. Mencken
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Church isn't perfect. It's practice. -- Nadia Bolz-Weber
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Church is great, but I found my church here. Hugh Hefner has been nothing but a gentleman. -- Jessica Hahn
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Church begins with Jesus: who He is and what He has done. It is all about Jesus, and if it begins
to be about something else, then it stops being the church as Jesus meant it to be. -- Neil Cole
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The church is not a theological classroom. It is a conversion, confession, repentance, reconciliation, forgiveness and sanctification center, where flawed people place their faith in Christ, gather to know and love him better, and learn to love others as he designed. -- Paul David Tripp
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Being a member of a church means realizing that we are responsible for helping the brothers and sisters around us to grow as disciples of Jesus. In the same way, they are responsible for helping us. We desperately need each other in the daily fight to follow Christ in a world that's full of sin. -- David Platt
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I like church. It's empty when I go. I walk around. There are so many beautiful Catholic churches in New York. -- Andy Warhol
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The Church is not merely a hospital or a halfway house to check in and out for weekend visits. -- Deborrah K. Ogans
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Obviously I don't really go to church any more - no time. -- Kimbra
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We must re-grasp the idea of church membership as being the membership of the body of Christ and as the biggest honour which can come man's way in this world. -- David Lloyd-Jones
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The church is the gym of the soul. -- Sylvester Stallone
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Wherever we find the Word of God surely preached and heard, and the sacraments administered according to the institution of Christ, there, it is not to be doubted, is a church of God. -- John Calvin
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A worshipping Church or a prayer group is a magnet that draws the Lord and His people to connect with each other! -- Gangai Victor
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Am equally at home in an Anglican or Baptist church -- David Frost
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During the ten years I lived in the U.K., I frequently attended an Anglican church just outside of London. I enjoyed the energetic singing and the thoughtful homilies. And yet, I found it easy to be a pew warmer, a consumer, a back row critic. -- Gary Hamel
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There are a surprising number who get their spiritual uplift week by week only from the comfort of their own living rooms or from their computers. They never go to church. Well, they "go" to church but do so in their own way. -- David F. Wells
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The Church is Christ's witness to the world of a loving savior and His redemptive plan for man. -- John Paul Warren
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When God measures a church, He begins with its depth not its breadth, with its substance not its style. -- Steve Lawson
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By the time we get to church, I need church cuz I've been yelled at by everyone in the family. -- Jeff Foxworthy
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A church is not a church when the passion for souls is gone. -- Lee Roberson
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Only the church can provide people with quality fellowship -- Sunday Adelaja
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People no longer need to go to church to hear the Word, which has been the selling point for local churches for the past fifty years. Because of this, church is becoming less of a possessor of knowledge (commodity) and more a communal hub. -- Justin Wise
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I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church. -- Stephen Collins
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Growing up, I was blessed to be part of a great church. This is where I met many friends who have encouraged me in my life to live strong for Christ. My church is a place where I can develop friendships with others that will encourage me in my walk with Christ. -- Bethany Hamilton
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Church on time, makes me party. -- David Bowie
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Most of us come to the church by a means the church does not allow. -- Flannery O'connor
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A church ought to express the joy of religion as well as its majesty. -- Barbara Mertz
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Worshipers never leave church ... we carry our sanctuary with us wherever we go. -- Aiden Wilson Tozer
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Churches are just clubs for people who like to join things. -- Garth Ennis
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One may be "outside" the church, but one can never be "outside" of God's love. -- Clark H. Pinnock
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For every family of the pious ought to be a church. -- John Calvin
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An unholy church! it is useless to the world, and of no esteem among men. It is an abomination, hell's laughter, heaven's abhorrence. The worst evils which have ever come upon the world have been brought upon her by an unholy church. -- Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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The church is always more than a school. But the church cannot be less than a school. -- Jaroslav Pelikan
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When the church becomes an institution, people are nothing more than volunteers to be recruited. When the church is a movement, our stewardship becomes the unleashing of our God-given gifts, talents, and passions. -- Erwin Mcmanus
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A church must grow larger and smaller at the same time. Larger through worship and smaller through small groups. -- Rick Warren
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The church is God saying: 'I'm throwing a banquet, and all these mismatched, messed-up people are invited. Here, have some wine. -- Rachel Held Evans
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In God's eyes the church is like a family circle where each one feels the warmth of the Father's love. -- Sunday Adelaja
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Frequently, we act as arbiters of grace rather than its facilitators. But the Church is not a tollhouse; it is the house of the Father, where there is a place for everyone, with all their problems. -- Pope Francis
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The word church as applied to the Christian society was first used by Jesus Himself when He told Peter, "Upon this rock I will build my church" [Matthew 16:18]. He is the foundation of all Christian experience. -- Billy Graham
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You can't have Christ without the Church, -- Pope Francis