Articles Tagged Helping Others - ULC Blog

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

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

People of faith often look for ways to be a source of good in the world, and they seek experiences that bring themselves joy. That may even be why you joined your church. While the people with whom you worship probably p ...

Category: Aid

Volunteering their free time is one of the main ways that concerned citizens help make their communities better. Finding the right opportunity for your specific skill set can be a challenge. Fortunately, it is likely tha ...

Category: School

If you have a garden of your own, you are likely aware of the importance of bees. Bees and other pollinators are vital for the sustainability of ecosystems that support clean air, worldwide food production and many other ...

Category: Uncategorized

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 supposed free market is championed in many capitalist nations. Goods and services are bought for a certain amount of money, payable upon receipt. This seemingly simple exchange is the basic element that drives stock ...

Category: Politics

Reading to children early in their lives is very important. It's also vital that they learn those skills themselves when it is developmentally appropriate. The early hallmarks of literacy, such as letter and word recogni ...

Category: Aid