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History and Providing Elegance to Your Church

Churchpews

Church furniture ranges from various churches. Just like anything, though, the furniture should be replaced after some time.

History of church furniture
For more than 1,000 years church pews were not even common. In fact, what was common was that congregations were able to stand and mingle with others members of the church. From the 1600s and into the mid-1800s, the seating arrangements at several churches consisted of the highest social class sitting closest to the altar. It wasn’t until the 13th century that pews were finally introduced. However, those pews that were introduced were removable stone benches and were placed up against the church walls. Typically, within any type of parish, a local church is usually the oldest building, as well as being larger than any pre-19th-century structur

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