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Proposition 8 and Religious Equality

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The march toward full legal recognition of same-sex couples has been building up momentum this week with a surprising jump in velocity, beginning with the repeal of Proposition 8. In a 2-1 vote, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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Minister Reminder: Always Contact County Clerks Before You Perform A Wedding

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American marriage laws are confusing; they vary greatly from state to state – and even from county to county in some states – and can be subject to spontaneous and arbitrary changes if a judge or attorney general decides to … Continue reading

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A Guide to Gay Weddings: the Proposal

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Gay marriage is more prevalent than ever, but how should couples navigate the big day? Marriage, a time honored tradition wrought with etiquette is beginning to change and expand. In honor of these changes, the Universal Life Church Ministries is … Continue reading

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Alabama pastor implies gay marriage is more terrifying than nuclear accidents

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Why the ULC Ministries cannot stay silent on Pastor Richey’s broken silence on gay marriage This is the third installment of the ULC Ministries’s “Fear Blog” series where we highlight the ways in which fear is used in inappropriate religious … Continue reading

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God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and The Left Doesn't Get It

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Where two conversational taboos meet, Jim Wallis artfully crafts a painfully accurate discussion on America’s shortcomings and the possibilities for change and improvements. Jim Wallis has done something big. He has communicated a new political platform that accurately uses religion … Continue reading

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Letter to Mary Hollinrake From The ULC

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From the desk of Brother Martin Freeman to Mary Hollinrake, Kent County Clerk For context, please read our blog post about Mary Hollinrake’s interactions with one of our ministers. Dear Mrs. Hollinrake: The Universal Life Church Ministries (hereafter referred to … Continue reading

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Misconceptions About Online Ordinations and What To Do About Them

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An unfortunate by-product of the nature of free and easily-obtainable online ordinations are the doubts people have about them. ULC ministers must combat these doubts. Yesterday, the Universal Life Church Ministries’s Church Blog discussed an issue which threatens the rights … Continue reading

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ULC Monastery Ministers Become Ordained Online to do more than Perform Weddings

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The hundreds of thousands of Universal Life Church Ministries ministers do more than officiate wedding ceremonies; many are called to the ULC  to help others. While some people get ordained online through the Universal Life Church Ministries merely to be … Continue reading

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