Church Etiquette: A Handbook for Manners and Appropriate Behavior in Church

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Author House, Mar 4, 2009 - Education - 80 pages
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This a handbook to help leaders and members in churches and other places of worship understand and implement the appropriate rules of behavior during services and other activities.  Information on etiquette during  meetings, social activities and worship services is discussed as well as appropriate behavior for children during worship services.    Important information on proper dress, treatment of guests and other topics is also shared.  Scripture references are included to emphasize the importance of following etiquette rules in places of worship.
 

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Contents

1 Entering Your Place of Worship
1
2 Respecting Gods Sanctuary
7
3 Come as You AreAppropriate Dress in Your Place of Worship
11
4 Welcoming and Greeting Guests
21
5 Protocol during the Sermon or Message
25
6 After the Benediction
31
7 Etiquette and Social Activities at Your Place of Worship
35
8 The Etiquette and Protocol of Meetings at Your Place of Worship
43
9 Teaching Children the Rules of Etiquette in Your Place of Worship
49
10 Where Do I Begin?
53
11 Remarks
59
Bibliography
61

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About the author (2009)

Linda Jones-Williams is a Certified Corporate Etiquette Consultant and a member of New Covenant Baptist Church of Westbury, NY.  She has been presenting workshops for school districts, churches, colleges, universities and corporations for over nine years.  Ms. Williams also holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology.  She has a business etiquette column in a corporate newsletter and an etiquette column in a  local newspaper.  She has  appeared as a guest on several local television stations.  Ms. Williams goal is to help others understand the importance of concept of "Kindness to Others" in our world today.   She challenges everyone to do "At least one act of kindness for someone everyday.  Please visit www.etiquettelifeskills.com for more information.

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