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					Usher Training

                         Welcome to an
                          instructional
                       lesson on Church
                        Ushering. In this
                         12-minute, self-
                              paced
                       presentation, you
                          will learn the
                        basics of Church
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                            Ushering.
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                                       Introduction
                       Ushering is a ministry.
                       Be prepared to handle both the
                       routine and the unusual.
                       Show kindness towards others.
                       Love God and willing to be a
                       servant.
                       Make sure the service goes
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                       smoothly.
                       Ushers are doorkeepers and
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                       guards.
Basic Information
                                       Usher
                                     Coordinator


                                       Head
                                       Usher



                             Usher     Usher       Usher




                       One Head Usher and three other
                       ushers assigned to each Sunday
                       morning service.
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                       Only a Head Usher is scheduled
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                       for the Wednesday service.
                              Usher Coordinator
                       Oversees the ministry.
                       Produces the usher schedule
                       quarterly.
                       Weekly, reminds the Head Ushers
                       of their assignments.
                       Other duties as assigned.


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Head Usher
                       In charge during the service.
                       Assigned to the post near the
                       inside doors.
                       Arrives 30 minutes before each
                       service.
                       Sets the thermostats for the
                       heating and air conditioning.

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                       Turns on the lights.
                       Makes sure the supplies are in
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                       place for the service.
Head Usher
                       Clears the sidewalks of snow, ice
                       and leaves.
                       Assigns posts to the other ushers.
                       Makes sure the sanctuary is
                       prepared for the next service.
                       Takes attendance in the entire
                       building.

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                       Passes out the bulletins until the
                       ushers arrive.
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Head Usher
                       Welcomes everyone by name,
                       especially visitors.
                       Gives directions (i.e. Rest Room,
                       Nursery, etc.)
                       Stops the flow of traffic during
                       prayer.
                       Other duties as assigned.

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                                                Usher
                       Responds to the requests and
                       directions of the Head Usher.
                       Assigned to a seat on the back
                       row of one of the three seating
                       sections.
                       Arrives 15 minutes before each
                       service.
                       Makes sure his assigned section
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                       is prepared for the next service.
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                                                   Usher
                       Takes a “head-count” attendance
                       in his section.
                       Passes out and collects the
                       attendance books.
                       Collects the offering.
                       Passes out the bulletins.
                       Welcomes everyone by name,
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                       especially visitors.

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                                                 Usher
                        Assists the Head Usher with
                        disturbances.
                        Gives directions (i.e. Rest Room,
                        Nursery, etc.)
                        Other duties as assigned.




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Dress Code
                        Does not apply to Wednesday.
                        You only get one chance to make a
                        good impression.
                        Wear a tie and jacket or its
                        equivalency.
                        Tennis shoes, jeans, and polo
                        shirts are not acceptable.

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                        Tie, dress shirts, suit jacket and
                        dress shoes are acceptable.
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