Where Should You Sit in Church on Sunday?

by | Jun 13, 2013 | Devotional | 12 comments

By Sister Erin Light

office meetingWhen you walk into the sanctuary on Sunday for church, you have to decide where to sit. For some people it’s a no-brainer and for others it’s a major dilemma. This flow chart will help you make the right choice.

This is in no way meant to offend anyone. It’s simply to get us thinking about our “church habits.” If you’re reading via email, you’re definitely going to want to click on the title of this post so you can see this flowchart up close. Even if you’re reading online, click the flowchart itself, and you’ll be able to view a bigger version.

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  1. Anonymous

    Our building is so small, if you had an indecision about where to sit. . .
    you would hold up the entire church service!
    Please pray for us to get something new whereby we can invited not only our church family, but also do community work & “Invite Them to Come & See”

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  2. Anonymous

    Our building is so small, if you had an indecision about where to sit. . .
    you would hold up the entire church service!
    Please pray for us to get something new whereby we can invited not only our church family, but also do community work & “Invite Them to Come & See”

    Reply
  3. Tammy Valenti

    This was a cute chart. When I was a teenager, we used to sit in the back in the branch, but would rush to the meetings at campout so we could sit in the front rows. One year we discussed this and realized that we should have the same enthusiasm in the branch as we do at campout. The Sunday after campout, we moved to the front row in the branch. I’ve been sitting there ever since.

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  4. Tammy Valenti

    This was a cute chart. When I was a teenager, we used to sit in the back in the branch, but would rush to the meetings at campout so we could sit in the front rows. One year we discussed this and realized that we should have the same enthusiasm in the branch as we do at campout. The Sunday after campout, we moved to the front row in the branch. I’ve been sitting there ever since.

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  5. Anthony S.

    This is too funny. (I feel sorry for the poor deacons–this chart puts them in no-win situations that can only be helped by a double portion of the Spirit of God!) Never mind someone “owning” their seat; people have been known to claim parking spaces in the church lot as theirs, too (regardless of how late they arrive)!

    Let’s pray–and do everything we can–so that God’s Spirit and blessings abound in our branches and missions to the point where people get there early to sit close.

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  6. Anthony S.

    This is too funny. (I feel sorry for the poor deacons–this chart puts them in no-win situations that can only be helped by a double portion of the Spirit of God!) Never mind someone “owning” their seat; people have been known to claim parking spaces in the church lot as theirs, too (regardless of how late they arrive)!

    Let’s pray–and do everything we can–so that God’s Spirit and blessings abound in our branches and missions to the point where people get there early to sit close.

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  7. BroKenLom

    What a crack-up! I could identify at least one person in our branch for every spot on this chart. Been laughing ever since. I especially liked “Flowchart unable to assist you further…” We who sit on the rostrum don’t have these choices, but we have our own version, like who sits in the corners, who sits nearest the piano, who sits behind the pulpit where they can’t so easily get caught nodding off, etc.

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  8. BroKenLom

    What a crack-up! I could identify at least one person in our branch for every spot on this chart. Been laughing ever since. I especially liked “Flowchart unable to assist you further…” We who sit on the rostrum don’t have these choices, but we have our own version, like who sits in the corners, who sits nearest the piano, who sits behind the pulpit where they can’t so easily get caught nodding off, etc.

    Reply

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