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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

Church membership numbers wax and wane. When people become less involved or stop attending altogether, it's easy to take it personally as a community leader. You may feel the need to analyze their reasons to see if there ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

Sending a child off to college is a big transition for parents, especially if they are doing it for the first time. Even parents who have degrees may return from summer orientation looking glassy-eyed and overwhelmed by ...

Category: School

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

Most of the planning that a church does involves programs and services it offers. Many hours each week are spent on writing sermons, choosing texts and practicing music. There are many ways to practice faith, though, and ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

Faith communities often express exuberant support of families. They may offer printed devotionals each week for the family to complete together and use familial metaphors in sermons and other presentations. By all appear ...

Category: Religion

As a member of a faith community, you may often feel like you are attending a lot of gatherings but not really making any meaningful connections. As a church leader, it is easy to feel like guiding the congregation is an ...

Category: Religion ULC Books

Keeping up to speed during a church service can be hard for anyone at times, but especially so for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Fortunately, there are steps your church can take to make services accessible.

Category: Religion

When you think of possible groups that you could form with other church members, you probably think of something that gives back to the community. After all, the extent to which your church is faithful to its mission is ...

Category: Religion