Get Ordained Blog - Page #72

Baptism News From Around the Globe

Pope Francis may be credited with drawing more international attention to religious news, but he is not the only figure making the headlines these days. Baptism has received more press recently and from a variety of de ...

Category: Get Ordained Baptism

Managing Stress for Funeral Workers

Funeral directors manage upward of 150 tasks per service, and often multiple services per day. According to Kate Hamilton of Mourning Cross Bereavement Pins, who conducted a survey among 57 funeral directors, the perso ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

Funeral Pyres Burn Continuously After Nepal Quake

The recent major earthquake in Nepal has impacted thousands of lives across the country. In Katmandu alone, over 800 people have died in a quake that measured 7.8 on the Richter scale. As in any catastrophe, great ener ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

Revised Wedding Etiquette Rules for the 21st Century

Sure, monograms and de rigueur ecru linen invitations may be quaint relics of the past (or as rare as hens' teeth), but in modern day nuptials, some rules still apply. Wedding etiquette is less about being persnickety ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Chinese Officials at Odds With Funeral Strippers

Funerals are seeing an unprecedented rise in attendance in rural China, and officials in the Ministry of Culture are not happy about it. In the past several years, the presence of exotic dancers at funeral services has ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

When Women Make More Money

Jane Austen famously penned, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." This so-called universal truth continues to have deep roots today, ev ...

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Second Shooters: An Inside Look at Wedding Photography

Wedding Photography One of the most important vendor choices a couple makes in planning their wedding is hiring a photographer. Wedding photography is a hotly competitive field. Professionals sell their services throu ...

Category: Get Ordained Wedding Materials

Wedding Industry Inflates the Real Cost of Weddings

A recent article in Slate brought attention to a media practice that some couples have long suspected or hoped got the facts wrong: surveys that significantly inflate what people truly spend on weddings these days. "Gr ...

Category: Get Ordained Perform a Wedding

Plans for Mass Baptism Struck Down Twice in Israel

Grass-roots efforts successfully shut down a group baptism to be conducted by Jehovah's Witnesses in the Israeli city of Ra'anana. The service was cancelled recently for the second time, even after a District court rul ...

Category: Get Ordained Baptism

Baptism Offers a Teachable Moment in Florida

A recent article by the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson in The Daily Beast addresses the story of a gay couple in Florida who was denied the opportunity to baptize their infant son in the Cathedral of St. Luke in Orlando, Fl ...

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