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A Selection of Funeral Traditions From Around the World

Across the Philippines, funeral traditions vary greatly from one region to the next. In Apayao, for example, the Isnag people have a custom that many Westerners would find unusual.

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Understanding the “Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” Wedding Tradition

“Something new” represents optimism for the future, and it is typically reflected in the presents offered to the couple at a wedding shower, engagement party or reception.

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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.

Category: Ceremonies

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What You Need To Do To Receive Your Wedding Officiant Online Certification

If you’re a first-time wedding officiant, you want to get the ball rolling on your registration as soon as you can. Look at the application portal at the Universal Life Church to get some perspective on what is expeted.

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Get Ordained Beliefs and Philosophy

The ULC provides a home for anyone that doesn’t fit into a neat little religious box, and empowers its ministers to express their beliefs proudly – however idiosyncratic or unconventional they might be.

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How To Find Your Wedding Officiant

Looking for a wedding officiant? You've got options, but you want to get it right. From conducting your search to narrowing your choices down to the final decision, here are the ways to find your perfect officiant.

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Tennessee Faces Backlash Over Law Barring Weddings by Online Ministers

Earlier this year, Tennessee sought to prevent ministers ordained online from performing wedding ceremonies. Now the Universal Life Church is suing the state to ensure their ministers' rights are upheld.

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Universal Life Church Files Lawsuit to Protect Online Ordination

The ULCM has thousands of active ministers and members across the State of Tennessee, individuals whose Constitutional and spiritual rights have been denied them by Tennessee lawmakers without good reason. 

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Ministers: Essential Support When a Loved One Dies

When a death occurs, ULC ministers may find themselves called upon to provide emotional support, or even plan the funeral. If grieving family members have reached out to you, consider these tips as you proceed.

Category: Funeral Loss

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