Confused about what to do during an Adventist church service? True, church bulletins can be rife with confusing jargon and language, but while most services vary widely in format, they’re very similar in content.

Washing one another’s feet is a time-honored practice that is supposed to instill in the participants a sense of humbleness, service, gentleness, kindness, meekness, closeness and all that other good stuff. But who knows where that other’s person foot has been? There are things in the world like germs, fungus and flesh-eating bacteria, you know. Here’s how to wash feet with the least amount of human contact.

Here are a few ways to help you figure out if you’ve wandered into an Adventist church. The #1 tip: If you’re up that early on a Saturday morning to go to church, you are most likely in an Adventist one. Read on for more helpful clues!

Not many people outside of the denomination realize that Adventists come in all flavors and types. We’re rainbow sherbet, not just raspberry sorbet (and yes, maybe we were a little hungry as we wrote this.) But no matter where you fall on the spectrum, everybody is welcome! (Note: There are sure to be more types than the ones presented here. Feel free to suggest more in the comments section.)