Articles Tagged Equality - ULC Blog

One of the main goals of the church is to welcome people who are looking for a community with which to explore their faith. Many organizations are starting to recognize the importance of offering inclusion training for t ...

Category: Equal Rights Morality

For many people of faith, church is a place of peace and escape from the troubles of the world. They want somewhere they can feel safe to ask questions and explore their faith with like-minded individuals. Worship servic ...

Category: Morality

There are groups that have been ostracized by churches for many years. Instead of following the call to welcome as many leaders on which faiths are founded admonished, historically churches have sought to isolate and ins ...

Category: Morality Religion Social Equality

If you have been a member of a community of faith for a long time, particularly in the American South, you may have heard of conversion therapy. This practice, frequently undertaken not by licensed mental health professi ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Religion Social Justice

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

All children deserve good education. The knowledge they build early on can have a lasting effect on their confidence and success for the rest of their lives. Schools should be a place where their dreams are cultivated an ...

Category: Politics Science Social Justice School

Many faith communities have cherished traditions and creeds, and these established habits are often considered an important part of their stories. Unfortunately, the way you usually do things may be a deterrent to people ...

Category: 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

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

In “Dear Church,” Lenny Duncan, a Black pastor in the ELCA, addresses racial inequities within his denomination. These same inequities exist in many religious institutions. To be a place that welcomes people of all r ...

Category: Morality Religion Social Equality