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An Examination of the Sacrament of Baptism

Baptism is an important rite of passage. It is considered the first step that launches ones Christian walk. We examine this sacrament, looking at the meaning, the origin, and the different observances of the ritual.

Category: Ceremonies

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Skating Down the Aisle: The Marriage Ministry of Rob Dyrdek

Some people jump into marriage. Other people kickflip into it. TV personality and professional skateboarder got ordained through the Universal Life Church, and has used his ordination to perform weddings!

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Nine Tips for Planning a Last-Minute Wedding

Once you have set your venue and date, get the invitations out as soon as possible. Give your guests enough time to request off work and make travel arrangements.

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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Attending a Religious Ceremony When You Aren't Religious

Regardless of what you decide, be gracious and RSVP appropriately. If you can’t attend but still want to let the person know you care, send a nice gift with a letter expressing your regrets.

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Exploring Black American Wedding Traditions

While the phrase “tying the knot” is commonly used as a synonym for “getting married,” there’s an actual wedding custom of tying knots that originates in Africa.

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Making Your Fall Wedding Special With These Menu Ideas

If you really want to lean into the cozy fall vibes for your fall wedding, consider incorporating the classic fall spices, dishes, drinks, and desserts into your wedding menu. Your guests will thank you!

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Fun Fall Holidays You May Not Have Heard Of

When we think of fall holidays, we tend to think of Halloween or Thanksgiving. But did you know there are plenty of other fall holidays out there that you and your family can celebrate?

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Hairstyle Dos and Don’ts for Your Special Day

Many couples will hire wedding planners and other vendors for their nuptials. Consult a professional hair stylist, especially if you think you want to do something out of the ordinary for your big day.

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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Jain Wedding Traditions

Jainism is one of the oldest religions in continuous practice today. Jain wedding traditions vary from sect to sect, but the weddings themselves have the same purpose

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Amish Courtship and Weddings

Just like any other weddings, Amish weddings are full of their own unique rituals and customs. From courtship to the big day itself, Amish weddings are simpler but no less meaningful than other ceremonies.

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