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Church ushers use a system of hand signals known as the National Silent Uniform System to communicate with each other during church services. The system is taught by the National United Church Ushers Association of Ameri... More »

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One of the 18 hand signals used by ushers in church is called the service position, which an usher takes when he enters the sanctuary. The greeting signal is an open right hand used to greet congregants. More »

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Ushers use hand signals to silently communicate during a religious service without disturbing the rest of the congregation. This silent form of communication enhances the worship experience for members of the congregatio... More »

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