Religion - ULC Blog

Various world religions include community support as one of their basic tenets of belief. It is easy, however, for churches to become insulated against the problems of their cities and the world at large. In an effort to ...

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Many churches have experienced a decline in attendance in recent years. There may be various reasons for this change. People may have become disillusioned with church in general. Concerns related to the ongoing pandemic ...

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Joining a new church opens you up to new possibilities for personal and spiritual growth. It can also be a place to form solid, lasting friendships with people with whom you already have something in common. If you're ne ...

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When you graduate from seminary, you may have grand ideas of the kind of church you'd like to lead. You imagine the good you can do in your community through outreach projects and enjoy the thought of helping foster cong ...

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Many young people in faith communities get their first volunteer experience by going on short-term mission trips. They identify a project somewhere and offer their assistance. In the week or two that they're on location, ...

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Humans can possess many good qualities. They are often kind and thoughtful, and it's likely that most of the people in your faith community look for ways to help when anyone has a need. It takes more to be a good spiritu ...

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People of different faiths have various rituals for practicing what they believe. For those who worship in the Catholic tradition, confession is an important sacrament that facilitates reconciliation with God. While it i ...

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As a person of faith, loving others and helping to meet their needs in any way possible probably don't seem like second nature. But the opportunity to do so may have been what drew you to your current faith community in ...

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Creating an atmosphere at your church that communicates hospitality and welcome to all people is likely a fundamental part of your organization’s goals. You seek to assure all who walk in the door that their presence i ...

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Many consumers shop according to not only their needs but also their values. The marketing departments of most major corporations understand this and play right into it. They advertise their products or services with ima ...

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