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When it comes to resolutions, everyone talks about which goals to set and how to achieve them. They may set up long-term goals and list a lot of smaller milestones to help them along the way. Without a solid follow-up pr ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

Most spiritual communities have feasts of some kind. It is a common part of humanity to want to celebrate joyous occasions. Merriam-Webster defines feast as "an elaborate and usually abundant meal often accompanied by a ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

The holiday season often inspires people to be even more generous than they usually are. It's common for church members to give gifts to their congregation leaders such as the pastor, the music minister, childcare worker ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

Staying active, particularly as you get older, is essential to health. The CDC recommends that older adults get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate aerobic activity. That's five half-hour workouts every week, which ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

Many churches have made great strides toward the intentional inclusion of people who don't look or act like their historically typical members. Whether it is committing to the practice of antiracism, affirming the LGBTQI ...

Category: Morality Religion

A newsletter is a great way to keep members and other interested parties informed about what is going on in your congregation. It doesn't do you any good, however, if no one reads it. Follow these tips for making your ch ...

Category: Religion

The Universal Life Church believes that all individuals are equal. That is why we do not discriminate and welcome everyone, of any race, sexuality, gender, socioeconomic status, and faith background to get ordained.

Category: Universal Life Church ULC Topics

Gratitude is more than just saying what you’re thankful for around the table at Thanksgiving. Practicing gratitude can be a way of life. Reflecting regularly on the things for which you are grateful can have several be ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality

Advent is the first season of the Christian church year and the period of time in which believers wait for the coming Christ child. Many churches that observe Advent loop it into the Christmas celebrations, but some pr ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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