Church Fathers -- See Fathers of the church Here are entered works on the life and thought of the leaders of the early church to the time of Gregory the Great in the West and John of Damascus in the East. Writings of early Christian authors are entered under Christian literature, Early.
Church Festivals -- See Fasts and feasts Here are entered works on religious fasts and feasts in general and on Christian fasts and feasts. The heading may also be divided by religious body or non-Christian religion, e.g. Fasts and feasts--Catholic Church, [Judaism, etc.] For fasts and feasts of a religious body occurring in a particular place, add a second heading Fasts and feasts--[local subdivision].
--subdivision Government under church denominations, e.g. Church of England--Government
Church Group Work -- See Also the narrower term Prayer groups Here are entered works on informal groups gathering for prayer in homes or church facilities. Works on midweek services of public worship consisting primarily of prayers and testimonies of faith are entered under Prayer meetings.