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Common Winter Wedding Mistakes To Avoid

When you fall in love with the person you know you want to spend the rest of your life with, summer may seem too long to wait to tie the knot. You may have always dreamed of a post-wedding sleigh ride through snowy stree ...

Category: Weddings

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Observing Advent: Honoring the Slowness of the Season

The period of the year between late November through December isn't known for its ease and tranquility. Students and teachers are rushing to finish up the semester before a well-deserved break. Families are preparing the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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Military Funerals Continue To Be Impacted by COVID-19

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 ...

Category: Ceremonies Funerals

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Religious Journeys During COVID-19

Pilgrimages have historically been a powerful tool for people looking to deepen their faith. Unfortunately, with the novel coronavirus affecting almost every aspect of life, it may be nearly impossible to gather in the u ...

Category: Religion

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Getting Married, Social Distancing Style

With much of the country social distancing or under shelter-in-place orders, it seemed that weddings wouldn't be possible for some time. One ULC minister in NYC found a creative way to go ahead with one anyway.

Category: Weddings

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The Growing Trend of Humanist Funerals

As Americans become ever less religious, so too have our celebrated life milestones such as births, weddings, and funerals. Many of these celebrations are no longer held in a church, synagogue, or mosque, presided over b ...

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Universal Life Church Sues Tennessee to Protect Online Ordination

The Universal Life Church Ministries filed a lawsuit against Tennessee to block a recently-passed law that would bar ministers who received their ordination online from performing weddings

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6 Places to Explore Native American Culture in Kansas City

The Native American community is the oldest ethnic population in the Kansas City area. While Kansas City, Missouri, might be called the “BBQ Capital of the World,” “Cowtown” and “Paris of th ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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Why Michael Curry Mattered Before the Royal Wedding

Bishop Michael Curry, the primate of the Episcopal Church, gave the address at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. If you didn’t get to see the wedding, CNN offers the full text of the wedding address, b ...

Category: Religion Weddings

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When Fashion Collides With Religion

The 2018 theme for the Met Gala is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. It’s a bold idea to use Catholicism as the theme for this major event, but the Met has never shied away from controversy. Re ...

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