ULC Blog - Page 10

When storms and other catastrophes strike somewhere in the world, many people of faith feel powerless as they sit and watch the destruction from afar. Unless you are already a trained volunteer who is ready to be dispatc ...

Category: Aid Disasters

A diverse church is a healthy church. People of all ethnic, racial, gender, sexual orientation and economic backgrounds should be welcome at worship services. Most churches go out of their way to ensure that everyone kno ...

Category: Social Equality

Attending a church service can be challenging for many reasons. Some people have specific music preferences, while others may be pickier about the content of the sermon. Many people have been hurt by a church in the past ...

Category: Morality Social Equality

Being the leader of a faith community in any capacity can be both rewarding and stressful. No matter how dedicated you are to your work, at some point, it's healthy to take a break. A sabbatical is an extended break (usu ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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 ...

Category: Ceremonies

Many people take time once a year to do some deep cleaning on their homes, cars and workspaces. It feels good to have everything organized and in its proper place. You can get the same feeling from sorting out your digit ...

Category: Uncategorized

Many neighborhoods have community Facebook groups to buy, sell or trade unwanted items. The Buy Nothing Project takes this concept a step further, supporting communities that offer everything for free to other locals in ...

Category: Uncategorized

People of faith often look for ways to be a source of good in the world, and they seek experiences that bring themselves joy. That may even be why you joined your church. While the people with whom you worship probably p ...

Category: Aid

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 ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

No matter how much you love what you do and the people you work with, you need regular days off and vacation time. Other elements of your life can benefit from the same type of break. A digital detox is a period of time ...

Category: Health and Wellness