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Covid-19 ravaged the world, forcing many events and other social plans to be put on hold. For many excited couples, this meant canceling or postponing their weddings indefinitely. After the first wave passed, however, so ...

Category: Health and Wellness Weddings

School is the place where many children discover new interests and start dreaming about what they want to be when they grow up. They meet new friends and develop social skills beyond what they are able to practice at hom ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

Many faith communities want to work toward racial justice. They are committed to learning how to foster open communication and resist oppression, particularly in the way the church itself functions. One of the first step ...

Category: Morality Social Equality

Summer is a season in which people often have extra time to play and try new things. Individuals and families often come up with lists of things they'd like to do over the course of the summer, but many times these plans ...

Category: Uncategorized Environment

There are groups that have been ostracized by churches for many years. Instead of following the call to welcome as many leaders on which faiths are founded admonished, historically churches have sought to isolate and ins ...

Category: Morality Religion Social Equality

As a community of faith, your church likely values good stewardship of the earth. One great stride toward significantly lowering waste production and making more sustainable choices is to reduce the use of plastic. There ...

Category: Religion Science

If you have been a member of a community of faith for a long time, particularly in the American South, you may have heard of conversion therapy. This practice, frequently undertaken not by licensed mental health professi ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Religion Social Justice

The practice of faith can be such an intimate experience. Being honest about who you are is important, especially among those with whom you worship. When you are a churchgoer who happens to be part of the LGBTQIA+ commun ...

Category: Morality Religion Social Equality

June is Pride Month, and this means that there are probably multiple events in your city celebrating the diversity and inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community. Many straight people in your faith community may want to get inv ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Human Rights Morality

Church leaders who want to create open, welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA+ people often grapple with the specific ways they should go about doing so. While their intentions are noble, many of them still fall short of includin ...

Category: Morality Social Equality