If you work in youth ministry it seems like setting up and taking down
chairs is an almost constant chore. I know for me it is something that
I have complained about more times than I can count. But check out this
article: Chairs and Prayers by Gordon Atkinson at The Christian Century. It offers a unique take on a menial yet necessary part of many church worship gatherings. Here is a quote that really caught my attention.
“setting up chairs is a task for which I
receive no compensation. It’s not in my job description. And everyone
needs a task like this at church, even the pastor. No, especially the