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3 Ways Couples Are Adjusting their Wedding Plans Due to COVID-19

The global pandemic has affected people all around the world and from all walks of life. While it is a problem that we are all facing together, that doesn't make it any less frustrating for couples whose wedding plans ha ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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Creative Ways Religions Worldwide Are Staying Distant

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world are changing their routines to fit within social distancing guidelines. Religions across the globe have also adjusted to stay connected with their congregatio ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Celebrating May Beyond Mothers, Graduations and the Kentucky Derby

The month of May marks the end of school, the beginning of summer vacations and the return of flowers and greenery to the landscape. One of the May birth flowers is lily of the valley, quite appropriate because this flow ...

Category: Aid Holidays and Observances

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Christians Worried Coronavirus Will Cause Porn Addiction to Rise

Some Christians are concerned that stay-at-home orders will lead to an increase in pornography viewership and create a wave of new porn addicts once our lives return to normal.

Category: Morality Christianity

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Is Religion the Ultimate Placebo?

According to Forbes, there is the placebo, and then there is the placebo effect. A placebo is the archetypal “sugar pill” — a pill that holds no medical value whatsoever but still miraculously alleviates medical ...

Category: Religion Science

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Pro-Life Activists Allowed to Hold Protests Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

Pro-life protestors can continue to protest in Michigan during the state's stay-at-home order after Governor Gretchen Whitmer clairifies what activities are prohibited during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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Religious Freedom to Harm?

We are saddened to hear yet another story of a stubborn pastor putting his congregation and his entire community at a heightened and unnecessary risk of contracting and transmitting coronavirus. This time around it’s F ...

Category: Morality Religion Science

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U.S. Churches Ignore Stay-at-Home Orders Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

In 1802, Thomas Jefferson created the phrase “separation of church and state” in a letter addressed to Danbury Baptist Association in Connecticut. Though the first amendment does not use this phrase, Mr. Jefferson em ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Politics Religion

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Can I Perform a Wedding on Video Chat During the Pandemic?

One of the best things about being a ULC minister is that you have a lot of flexibility for how to hold a ceremony. But can you perform a wedding via Zoom during the coronavirus shutdown? That's a complicated question. 

Category: Perform a Wedding

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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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