Articles Tagged Religion - ULC Blog

When you graduate from seminary, you may have grand ideas of the kind of church you'd like to lead. You imagine the good you can do in your community through outreach projects and enjoy the thought of helping foster cong ...

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Humans can possess many good qualities. They are often kind and thoughtful, and it's likely that most of the people in your faith community look for ways to help when anyone has a need. It takes more to be a good spiritu ...

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People of different faiths have various rituals for practicing what they believe. For those who worship in the Catholic tradition, confession is an important sacrament that facilitates reconciliation with God. While it i ...

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As a person of faith, loving others and helping to meet their needs in any way possible probably don't seem like second nature. But the opportunity to do so may have been what drew you to your current faith community in ...

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Creating an atmosphere at your church that communicates hospitality and welcome to all people is likely a fundamental part of your organization’s goals. You seek to assure all who walk in the door that their presence i ...

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Many consumers shop according to not only their needs but also their values. The marketing departments of most major corporations understand this and play right into it. They advertise their products or services with ima ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Keeping up to speed during a church service can be hard for anyone at times, but especially so for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Fortunately, there are steps your church can take to make services accessible.

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The process of finding a new church is very different than it was ten years ago. Nowadays, most people research online rather than in person, so churches need to make sure that information is conveyed effectively.

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