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525 DAYS AGO | 8.20.2021

Historic Groome Church splits from UMC over LGBTQ marriage and ordination

Delaware’s Groome Church leaves United Methodist Church over the denomination’s discrimination toward LGBTQ+ individuals, and UMC’s ban of same-sex marriage ...

527 DAYS AGO | 8.18.2021

The Black Umbrella - A Hmong Wedding Tradition

Learn about the symbolism and meaning of the black umbrella in Hmong weddings, the siv ceeb, mej koob, and other interesting details about the traditional ma...

533 DAYS AGO | 8.12.2021

What Does a Chuppah Symbolize? A Look at the Jewish Wedding Canopy

Learn about the symbolism of the chuppah, the traditional Jewish wedding canopy, and its place within modern Jewish marriage ceremonies.

536 DAYS AGO | 8.9.2021

The Javanese Siraman Wedding Ritual - An Illustrated Look

An illustrated guide to the Javanese Siraman Ceremony of Central Java, Indonesia. Learn about this traditional custom involving flower water, bathing, and sp...

546 DAYS AGO | 7.30.2021

How to Baptize Someone (and Why They Might Ask You To)

Learn about baptism, including how to baptize someone in water, its meaning in Christianity, answers to common questions, who can perform baptism, and exampl...

553 DAYS AGO | 7.23.2021

Spiritual Bathing - Performing Ritual Baths for Yourself & Others

Spiritual baths and ritual bathing have been used by cultures and faiths throughout history, including Hindus, Christians, and Pagans. Learn to prepare and p...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

Follow these simple steps to perform marriage for friends and family.

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563 DAYS AGO | 7.13.2021

‘Love Prevails’ LGBT group quits United Methodist Church in bold move

LGBTQ+ activist group Love Prevails departs the United Methodist Church in an open letter to the UMC, followed by the retirement of influential pastor Rev. A...

569 DAYS AGO | 7.7.2021

An Intro to Interfaith & Interspiritual Wedding Ceremonies

Learn about the similarities and differences between Interfaith and Interspiritual beliefs, and how these concepts apply to wedding ceremonies.

648 DAYS AGO | 4.19.2021

After a year of living life online, do distinctions like ‘online church’ even...

How designations like ‘online church’ and ‘online ordination’ have changed after a year of connecting with loved ones and communities online, Zoom, and Skype...

655 DAYS AGO | 4.12.2021

When Pagans Wed: Modern Paganism & the Wedding Ritual

Sacred circles, handfasting unity candles, and feasting -- learn what to expect at a modern Pagan or Neopagan wedding ceremony, including marriage rites of W...

659 DAYS AGO | 4.8.2021

Pagan Wedding Altars : An Illustrated Look at a Year and a Day Altar

Magic, love, & symbolism come together on a Pagan wedding altar. Learn some of the most common items you can expect, using a Wiccan Year and a Day ritual as ...

660 DAYS AGO | 4.7.2021

Weddings for the Dead -- A look at Mormon posthumous sealings and proxy baptisms

Mormon priests perform marriages and baptisms for dead ancestors to give their souls a place in the afterlife. Learn more about these rites, including proxy ...

662 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2021

New Gallup poll shows church membership is down dramatically -- And we know why

A new Gallup poll shows US church membership is lower than ever, below 50 percent in 2020. The largest contributor cited was a lack of religious preference o...

667 DAYS AGO | 3.31.2021

Mormon Weddings : From Top-Secret Temple Sealings to the Myth of Magic Underw...

Take a look inside the very private Mormon wedding ceremony, including temple sealings, recommends, civil ceremonies, magic underwear (garments), and even Mo...

668 DAYS AGO | 3.30.2021

An Officiant’s Guide to Covenant Marriages

Covenant marriages are legally distinct from other types of marriage. Here’s what wedding officiants and couples should know about these uncommon religious w...

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