The Belief Aspect Of Culture

2137 WordsApr 1, 20169 Pages
Every person in this world belongs to a different culture within their society. We all have different values, beliefs, and norms that help build our culture. I recently had the opportunity to look further into the belief aspect of culture. When we think about cultural beliefs, the first thing that comes to mind is our religion. Religion truly represents what an individual believes in. On March 14th of this year, I attended a Methodist Church service. I am Catholic so it was quite an experience for me. I have been to a Community Church service before, but never a Methodist one. The church I attended over Spring Break was located in a small town inside Green Bay called Allouez. It was called the First United Methodist Church. When I first arrived, the outside of the church was a little different looking than most churches. Most churches have steeples, while this one is more flat top. It flourished with brown brick and stone sculptures on the outside walls. I could tell that most of the people who were attending the mass were middle to upper class individuals. There were generally a lot of nice cars in the parking lot, but most of the people had to park across the street in a business lot because the church lot was not big enough. The elderly and disabled take up most of the closer spots. I could see this by all of the Oldsmobiles, Cadillacs, and Buicks that were parked. After I parked I walked up the steps and into the lobby of the church. The lobby contained a big bulletin
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