Articles Tagged Helping Others - ULC Blog

If your church is interested in labor issues and advocacy, you probably talk often about supporting fair trade. There are economic, social and environmental standards that organizations must meet in order to be fair-trad ...

Category: Social Justice

Starting a new group at church can be a daunting prospect. You want to choose something that will pique the interest of your members without overwhelming them. One type of group that almost everyone can participate in is ...

Category: Health and Wellness

Society has an issue with violence. Any time a violent incident occurs, many people chime in on the action taken to respond to it. Those who side with law enforcement tend to view the response as an example of their oath ...

Category: Social Justice

There are several ways that depression can affect not only the people experiencing it but also those around them. They may have sudden mood swings or become increasingly sensitive or irritable. A depressive episode is of ...

Category: Health and Wellness

Your wedding day is likely designed to cater to your preferences and wishes. It's important to make sure your guests feel comfortable and are able to enjoy the day, too. Guests with accommodation needs may feel uncertain ...

Category: Weddings

Mahatma Gandhi is famously known for encouraging people to be the change they want to see in the world. What does this mean in a practical sense, though? Many of the world's problems are so big that it can be overwhelmin ...

Category: Health and Wellness

When you are charged with leading a faith community, there are a lot of strengths you must be able to demonstrate. In addition to having good basic organizational skills, such as time management and goal setting, you mus ...

Category: Uncategorized

When preachers talk about financial stewardship, their sermons almost inevitably lean toward tithing (i.e., giving money to the church). Being a good financial steward is much more than that, though. Stewardship is a wor ...

Category: Uncategorized

Many young people in faith communities get their first volunteer experience by going on short-term mission trips. They identify a project somewhere and offer their assistance. In the week or two that they're on location, ...

Category: Religion

When storms and other catastrophes strike somewhere in the world, many people of faith feel powerless as they sit and watch the destruction from afar. Unless you are already a trained volunteer who is ready to be dispatc ...

Category: Aid Disasters