The Often Untold History of Church Pews

Written by Family Video Coupon on April 4, 2016. Posted in Antique church pews for sale, Church pews used, Steeples furniture

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When people look at churches and think about the evolution of the buildings themselves, they often look at the church steeples crosses. In many towns, the churches may be the oldest structures and the steeples the tallest for miles around. It is no wonder that they garner the most attention, What may often be overlooked is the history of the church pews that are so much a part of the design and decor of the church and the services conducted within.

If you go to church regularly, or have ever been to a service, the seating arrangements are familiar. Despite how ubiquitous the church pews may be today, this was not always the case. In fact, until the time of the Protestant reformation, most churches did not have pews at all. For at leas

If You Are Renovating Your Church, You May Need New Church Pews

Written by Family Video Coupon on September 30, 2014. Posted in Church pews used, Church steeple, Picture of a church steeple

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Are you looking to renovate your church’s sanctuary in order to accommodate more congregants? Perhaps you are building a new sanctuary at a new location, and as such you may want to consider antique church pews for sale, depending on the style of your church and the kind of denomination to which your church belongs.

Interestingly, historically speaking, it wasn’t until the Protestant Reformation occurred, pews were not a typical fixture in churches. In fact, for more than ten centuries, churchgoers could walk around at will during services without being invited to sit down in pews. It wasn’t until the sermon became a more prominent fixture in Protestant churches that pews were used more widely.

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