Post by LinuxGal
2. Shaking hands
3. Placing communion wafer on the tongue
4. Holy water fonts
1. Passing the collection plate around the entire
When I was a kid, the church I attended used baskets
with long handles, wielded by a team of ushers.
The "envelope system" was preferred. Put the weekly contribution,
check or cash, in the envelope, and drop it in the basket. Others
dropped cash in, unmarked, but visible.
Nowadays, I'd expect a technically apt congregation to have autopay
available using anything from direct debit or other EFT to apps
like Paypal's Venmo. None of that filthy, germ-saturated lucre need
Not new. And not a problem if not done.