What is the first pew in the church called?

Answer There is no specific name for the front row pews that are found in many churches. That said, historically, the front row pews were set aside for those with high social rank. The higher the social r... Read More »

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What is a church bell ringer called?

A person who rings bells or is skilled in the art of bell ringing (campanology) is called a campanologist. The word is derived from "campana," the Late Latin term for "bell." A campanologist in a c... Read More »

Why are church seats called pews?

The use of the word pew has changed throughout the centuries. Today, pews refer to the seating provided for a church's congregation during a worship service, but the word originally had quite a dif... Read More »

Who was the first pope of the Roman Catholic Church?

According to the Catholic Church, Simon Peter was the first Pope. Peter was one of the original apostles and was from Bethsaida. He worked before becoming an apostle as a fisherman with his brother... Read More »

How to Respond to a First Time Church Guest?

When you get first time guests in church, first impressions matter and you will be wanting to engage their interest and enfold them into the community so that they feel ready to stay.