Education: How to Usher

The University of Omaha's wide-ranging services even include the schooling of church ushers. This year 40 adult students took the Omaha ushering course, learning their art from practical experts. At their commencement last week, the principal speaker was earnest, efficient A. & P. Sales Manager J. S. Handy. Every Sunday as head usher at Des Moines' Westminster Presbyterian Church, he "competes with the Devil" of congregational boredom.

Said Salesman Handy to the graduating class of Omaha's School of Church Ushering:

"The usher's job is to put the buyers [congregation] in a receptive mood for the supersalesman in the pulpit to work on. ....

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