Articles Tagged Church - ULC Blog

When the weather warms up, many people want to spend more time outside. You may see attendance at services dwindle a bit as families take weekend hikes or go camping over the weekend. When they return, the stories they t ...

Category: Environment

Many church leadership teams have great ideas about how to market the church to entice visitors. Real growth happens when those who are curious choose to stay, though. Here are a few habits to build and pitfalls to avoid ...

Category: Uncategorized

Many churches have experienced a decline in attendance in recent years. There may be various reasons for this change. People may have become disillusioned with church in general. Concerns related to the ongoing pandemic ...

Category: Religion

Joining a new church opens you up to new possibilities for personal and spiritual growth. It can also be a place to form solid, lasting friendships with people with whom you already have something in common. If you're ne ...

Category: Religion

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