Just To Be A Door Keeper In The House Of The Lord Is An Honor!
Readers, this is an interesting read, it bring back fond memories for me. I can still hear and see my granny when she would say "just to be a doorkeeper in the house of the Lord is an honor." I still can see my granny dressed in her Usher uniform. On any given Sunday morning, you could tell which Sunday of the month it was by the Usher uniform (1st&3rd or 2nd&4th).
According to the article, one of about 400 people in Maryland and 15,000 in the nation have been trained and certified by the National United Church Ushers Association of America, a historically black education and service group that has preserved and passed along a “universal method” of church ushering for 96 years.
Back in the day, a doorkeeper in the house of the Lord was a position of honor and dignity. Not everyone could be a doorkeeper, because it was also a humbling position for those who could handle true humility, and by no means was this a lowly position, but one that would not bring the spotlight on an individual. Ushers serve as 'doorkeepers' to worship