The Word "Church"

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Capitalization for the word church is as follows: Cap church when it is part of the title of a church organization. ...went to the First Baptist Church... ...drove past Holy Nativity Episcopal Church... Cap church when it is the entity -- used mostly for the Catholic denomination: ...know that the Church is against abortion... not think the Church will change its stand on women priests... Cap church when it is a party to a lawsuit: ...claimed that the Church violated the rights of... Do not cap church when it refers to the building or people when it is not part of a name: ...know there is a Presbyterian church nearby... ...think the church is in a state of disrepair... Happy punctuating! Margie