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the Temple Israel in Minneapolis, Minnesota

How to Tell What Kind of Church Chairs and Seating Your Space Requires

If you’re in the middle of a synagogue or church renovation, designing a new worship space, or just wondering how your spiritual center’s seating can best serve your religious services, there are several choices you need to make. The process…
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A wooden pulpit and beautiful wood church furniture with stained glass in the background at the Christ of the Redeemer Church in Longport, New Jersey.

Wood Church Furniture: Why It’s the Best Choice for You

If it’s time for your church to invest in new furniture, you need to consider choosing wood church furniture. Not only will it last for years, but it is also versatile, beautiful, and sustainable. Studies even show that wood furniture…
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Albright United Methodist in Mishawaka, IN

How to Maximize Your Worship Space to Stimulate Congregational Growth – Tips from New Holland Church Furniture

For many places of worship, the role of the modern church or synagogue is evolving. By utilizing space beyond the traditional Friday evening or Sunday morning services, most areas of worship are finding they can expand their impact and reach.…
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Church chair and pew seating

Church Pews vs. Chairs: Deciding Which Is Best for Your Worship Space

If we asked you to picture a church in your head, what would you envision? Would you think of a perfect white wooden building complete with a steeple, pews, and an organ? Or would you think of a contemporary worship…
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Retablo at St. Rocco Catholic Church

Custom Retablo Designs to Enhance Your Church

Here at New Holland Church Furniture, we know the importance of a strong, visually compelling central piece of custom church furniture. Our handcrafted retablos are just that—quality-built, eye-catching unique pieces designed to draw the eyes of your parishioners, inspiring them…
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Recently disinfected, clean church pews awaiting a congregation’s arrival

Maintaining Your Worship Furniture to Last and Disinfecting for Safety

Discover How to Protect Your Church Seating While Thoroughly Disinfecting Surfaces Here at New Holland Church Furniture, we handcraft our quality-built worship furniture and synagogue or church seating to withstand the test of time. However, maintaining worship furniture with some light cleaning and care…
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Youth group gathered outdoors at sunset for praise and worship

The Best Ways to Empower Religious Youth Group Activities

When it comes to religious youth group activities, the internet contains many ideas and activities to keep youth engaged and inspired. But what makes a great youth ministry at a spiritual center or house of worship like yours? A youth…
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Custom radius curved pews installed in Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Looking Back at 58 Years of Handcrafting Radius Curved Wood Pews

If you’re not yet familiar with our work here at New Holland Church Furniture, there’s one simple statement that gets to the heart of how we have approached worship furniture design, building, and installation through the decades: Custom is our…
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Church sign advertising online Sunday service via Facebook due to COVID-19

5 Great Tips for Keeping Your Congregation Engaged During Social Distancing

As social distancing continues this spring (and possibly through summer 2020), your congregational leaders may have already established some great ways to keep everyone in your community engaged remotely. However, many of us probably believed we would be back worshipping…
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Chancel and pulpit area of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Houston TX

Did You Know? Traditional Church Architecture Is On the Rise

A few years ago, The New York Times published a feature in its Religion Journal that shared the new church building story of our customer, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas. St. Martin’s made headlines when the congregation—one of…
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