Aid - ULC Blog

May is Mental Health Month. You may not be aware of how prevalent issues of depression, anxiety or other types of mental illness are in your faith community. With one out of every five adults and one out of every six you ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

Winter months are a palpable threat to the homeless population in your city. Freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation can make living on the streets unbearable and sometimes even dangerous. Many churches have yearl ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

As summer approaches, many families are looking for fun things for children to do during the break from school. Popular choices include reading, swimming, playing team sports and going on vacation. Another good option is ...

Category: Aid Morality

It is natural to want to protect the people you love. Parents do everything they can to keep their children safe and on the path toward growth. Friends stand up for each other. You may avoid extreme risks to ensure the s ...

Category: Aid Disasters

Your church probably has a lot to offer everyone who comes in the door. Taking steps to ensure that all people can access the building and services is a vital step in extending hospitality. You may not always do everythi ...

Category: Aid Religion

Mutual aid groups often spring up as grassroots movements that seek to meet the needs of communities at the local level. Mutual aid can take many forms beyond what one may consider the typical routes.

Category: Aid Judaism

Caring for any group of people can be mentally, spiritually and physically taxing. Many church leaders, however, tend to deny themselves the care they need. This is a mistake. You cannot be an effective help to others if ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

The holidays are a time to connect with loved ones. The season can also be hard for some people. When celebrations are centered around families, those who are single may feel their isolation more acutely. Loneliness is n ...

Category: Aid Holidays and Observances

A new year is a great time to evaluate your life and make new goals, but you don't have to wait until traditional resolution time rolls around to create changes. One of your ongoing goals may be to increase your ability ...

Category: Aid Morality

In 2003, Betsy Greer coined the term "craftivism" to encompass gentle, beautiful ways that creatives can make a difference in the world. Art has long been at the forefront of activist movements, challenging accepted norm ...

Category: Aid Politics Religion