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Posts Tagged: ceremony

This year, families who have both Jewish and Christian heritage will experience an overlap of Passover and Easter. Is there a way to have an interfaith holiday without it turning into a celebration where the kids are loo ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Very often, a ULC minister will have to give a eulogy at a funeral, but you don't have to be a minister to give the eulogy. The family might ask you to say a few words about the deceased, especially if you were close to ...

Category: Funerals

As a ULC minister, you might be asked to perform a baptism. If you've never performed this ritual, you might be apprehensive about undertaking it. Here is a quick primer for planning the ceremony. More in-depth resource ...

Category: Ceremonies, Online Ordination, Baptisms

Baptism is first mentioned in the New Testament in reference to John the Baptist. Matthew recounts: "People went out to him from Jerusalem and all Judea and the whole region of the Jordan. 6 Confessing their sins, they ...

Category: Ceremonies, Religion, Baptisms, Christianity

Various Uses for Blessed OilBlessed oil does not have magical healing powers in and of itself. Instead, it is intended to act as a symbol of God's grace and heals believers through their faith. Blessing oil is used to he ...

Category: Online Ordination

So you have just received your official ordination and you are preparing to officiate your first ceremony. You may be a little nervous, but not to worry, even the most seasoned veterans get "cold feet"... just like the b ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

Around the country, summer is coming to an end as temperatures drop and the foliage begins to turn. There may, however, be couples out there trying to put together the perfect wedding ceremony before the rain begins to f ...

Category: Weddings