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A congregation sitting in church pews, looking uncomfortable.

How Can I Make My Sanctuary Seating More Comfortable?

A lot goes into making a worship service successful. It’s more than just the selection of music, the quality of the message, and the number of people in attendance. It’s about your worshippers carving out a portion of their weekend…
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View of Wooden Altar in circular sanctuary

6 Types of Worship & Altar Tables You May Find in a Church or Synagogue

When it’s time to renovate or redesign your church or synagogue, you likely focus on your seating options. Whether it’s radius curved pews, straight pews, or church chairs, you want high-quality, long-lasting church furniture. But what about other aspects of…
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A comparison image of a podium vs. a lectern.

Podiums vs. Lecterns for Churches: Does Your Worship Space Need Both?

If you are renovating your church or building a new one, you may see confusing terminology. Some places may use words like lectern, podium, ambos, and Bimah furniture interchangeably, but there are differences in each. The difference may be whether…
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A presider's chair at a Catholic church.

What Are the Different Types of Synagogue Bimah or Church Pulpit Chairs?

When your church or synagogue is ready for new worship seating, you might automatically think of pews and church chairs for your congregation. But one often neglected piece of church furniture is clergy chairs. Your pastor, reverend, priest, or rabbi…
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Curved pews with purple upholstery line the sanctuary of the North Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland, TN.

How to Clean Upholstery on Furniture for Church

When you invest in wood furniture for your church or synagogue, you expect it to last for decades. So, when you notice your pews, benches, or chairs are looking a bit dingy and in need of TLC, you want to…
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Radius curved pews and combination seating at Congregation Rodfei Sholom in San Antonio, TX.

5 Tips to Get the Money You Need for New Synagogue Seating

Upgrading your current synagogue seating shouldn’t be stressful. The process can be easy with the right furniture company, design assistance, and friendly representatives. However, one of the most significant stressors of updating your synagogue pews or chairs is how to…
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A small wooden block with a door cut out and a silver cross to make it resemble a church.

7 Ways to Make the Most of a Small Worship Space

Bigger isn’t always better. In a world where success is sometimes measured by how much money is in your bank account, how many followers you have on social media, or how many people you can fit into your vehicle, it…
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Red church pews create a sense of tradition in a church.

The Best Way to Transition from Metal Chairs to Wood Church Pews

Are the metal folding chairs in your worship space starting to cost more money to repair and maintain than they’re worth? If so, it’s time to make the transition to church pews! Pews are low-maintenance and durable, meaning you’ll get…
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Modern church pews provide a designated space for wheelchair access

How Modern Church Pews Can Help Make Your Worship Space More Accessible

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) made great strides in the United States by requiring many organizations to provide accommodations for people with disabilities. Yet, religious organizations are exempt from this law. However, churches and synagogues should still make sure…
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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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