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

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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 for more information.

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