This amuses me, in some ways, and definitely interests me. To see how churches are handling new etiquette traditions.
At a recent Wednesday night service, Brian Huff, pastor at Church of the Harvest, took matters into his own hands - literally. When a member's cell phone went off, Huff asked if he could answer it.
Etiquette lapses plague churches Oregon Register-Guard
The article goes on to mention fashion traditions (jeans ties, flip-flops, baseball caps) and tardiness. And the humorous final line is about gum under the pews. Heck, just the fact that they have pews makes them a old conservative church. Nowadays, you're just as likely to get folding chairs.