"I Ship It", and for many members that's where it ends. Some then draw, paint or write great works exploring their favoured Ship, and in so doing their Ship gains traction and popularity within the Church.
"One of the most serious prayers in the Church is the "1tp" - the One True Pairing. While ordinary Ships are marked by mashing the names of the two or more subjects together, the One True Pairing is honoured by affixing 1tp to the end. This is the Ship that Shipper has chosen to dedicate themselves to, and they will consider any rival ship to be the most rank heresy and wage ongoing Flame Wars to promote their 1tp.
"Note that these Ships are based around the idea of perceived, potential love. A curious aspect of the Church of Shipping is that when a relationship actually begins between two Shipped subjects - added to the Church's great Canon - then all interest is immediately lost, the matter is considered resolved, and the members move on to different things."