Ceremonies - ULC Blog

Over the course of history, weddings have predominantly been conducted by religious officials. However, this is far from the only way to go about tying the knot. Nonreligious and secular events have long been prevalent i ...

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While some wedding ceremonies are secular in nature, faith can play a large role in many couples’ special day. Whether religious or not, wedding ceremony scripts contain special elements – each with its own purpose o ...

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Universal Life Ministers can solemnize Christian, Islamic, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, and interfaith ceremonies, plus religious wedding ceremonies from many other traditions. That lines up with the ULC’s second core tene ...

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When arranging wedding plans, you likely are going to spend more time working out the details of the reception than the marriage ceremony. Typically, this is the part of the event that has a lot more to put together, fro ...

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You have probably seen the announcements on social media. A couple throwing a party to celebrate finding out whether the child they are having is going to be a girl or boy. You may even have attended one. Most of the peo ...

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It is hard to deny that weddings have gotten a bit out of control over the last few decades. While the concept of marriage is practically as old as recorded history, the traditions surrounding the practice have changed t ...

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There is no shortage of wedding planning advice available. Most of it, however, uses heteronormative terms and practices that may make many of your guests feel uncomfortable and may not be sufficient to express the natur ...

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Weddings are often incredibly expensive affairs. While costs can vary depending on individual decisions, the average couple in the United States still spends over $30,000 on their big day. These expenses generally includ ...

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While many areas are starting to slowly open back up in the United States, there are still restrictions on groups over a certain size. These restrictions have caused a lot of things to be put on hold, including sensitive ...

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The global pandemic has affected people all around the world and from all walks of life. While it is a problem that we are all facing together, that doesn't make it any less frustrating for couples whose wedding plans ha ...

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