The Worship Usher And Hospitality

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Often overlooked, but of immense importance, are the contributions of ushers to the worshiping assembly. The ministry of ushers includes not only the supervision of the congregation's gathering and dispersing but also the modeling of a spirit of prayer.

Every art requires a special skill that gives it particular form and beauty, including the artistry called forth in the ministry of hospitality. All who come together in liturgy are invited to enhance the sense of belonging, but ushers have...


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