As to Graciousness- A person is characterized as a Christian or
Anti-Christian, cultured or ill-mannered, by his or her ability to act
graciously toward others. A person may be considered gracious
when being more considerate of others than on self.
As to the Pulpit- Do not cross in front of the pulpit while
service in is progress. Follow the direction of the Ushers for
As to the Sanctuary- Do not enter the sanctuary when the Scripture
or prayer is being given. Such movement disturbs the solemnity of the
service and is a distraction to those who seek communion with God.
As to the Benediction- DO not leave the sanctuary until after the
benediction unless, your departure is a dire necessity or emergency.
The benediction is the final "good word" of the service, the last
blessing of the hour. Do not leave God's house without your
As to the Users- Follow the directions of the ushers. Ushers
are to assure that you receive prompt and comfortable seating.
It is impolite and inappropriate to proceed to your seat without the
directions of a Church Usher.
As to Bibles or Hymnals- Do not remove the Church Bibles or
Hymnals for the Church. These items are the property of
the Church and to remove them deprives others from the full
participation in the worship experience.
As to Common Sense- The rules of grace are generally based on a
liberal dosage of common sense. Remember to treat others as you would
like to be treated. Take time to think before you act or speak.
Remember that all you do or say is under the lawful watch of God.