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The focus of this part of our guide is on online resources for places of worship or ministries in the community of Temperance, Michigan.

For the most part, these will be affiliated with Christian churches or denominations, as Christianity is the predominant religion in Temperance. Of Temperance residents who responded to a recent poll, approximately one percent cited Islam as their religion, while more than forty-five percent named Christian denominations or churches, and no other religions were cited.

The Catholics are, by far, the most commonly cited religion in Temperance. They are followed distantly by the Lutherans, Baptists, Pentecostals, Methodists, Mormons, Presbyterians, and various other Christian denominations and non-denominational churches.

Other topics related to belief, faith, religion, and spirituality in Temperance would also be on-topic in this category.

While these terms are often used interchangeably, they are distinct words with unique definitions. For example, belief can be a simple reference to the acceptance of a person or idea as being true, while faith is stronger. In the context of religion, faith adds devotion and obedience to belief. Faith is the belief in things that cannot be perceived through the five senses, but which can be felt through intuition.

Religion pertains to a system of beliefs about a deity, and usually involves ritual, a code of ethics, a worldview, or a philosophy of life. Those who are involved in a religion are part of a community of like-minded individuals. Examples include the religions of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism.

Spirituality brings meaning to faith and religion. The spiritual person has considered his faith and beliefs, giving meaning and purpose to religion.



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