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Get Ordained to Perform a Wedding in the US

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When Thomas Jefferson penned the phrase “separation of church and state,” he may not have been thinking about marriage, but that statement should go hand and hand with 21st century weddings. Over two hundred years after Mr. Jefferson proclaimed those … Continue reading

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Meaningful Wedding Vows

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Ministers in the Universal Life Church will often be asked to participate in wedding planning as well as perform the ceremony itself. Writing vows can be tricky for some folks; while it may take some time for inspiration to strike, … Continue reading

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Threats to the American Family

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As a wedding officiant, you may be asked to perform a ceremony of which you disapprove. You are encouraged to follow your gut instincts; you certainly have every right to refuse your services for any reason. We commonly see this … Continue reading

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Make Your Christmas Wedding Ceremony Merrier Christmas weddings are rather popular and there seems to be magic in the air this time of year.  Many ULC ministers are happy to help beyond just officiating the wedding ceremony. If you will … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Learned from ULC’s Wedding Events

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The ULC has played host to many weddings, including two mass events. One event was in New York City, and one in our home of Seattle. Both were incredibly rewarding and very stressful. We wanted to offer you a glimpse … Continue reading

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10 Misconceptions of Online Ordination

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There are many common misconceptions about online ordination through the Universal Life Church (ULC) and this is to set the record straight. Some of these concerns stem from potential ministers’ interactions with other churches or online groups, and thus they … Continue reading

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Immigration Law and Marriages Performed by ULC Wedding Officiants

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Blog by guest-writer Andre Olivie, Immigration Attorney The status of marriages officiated by Universal Life Church ministers is well-established when both parties are citizens of the United States. To understand the legal issues regarding the marriage of a U.S. citizen … Continue reading

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Why Get Ordained as an Interfaith Minister?

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By facilitating interfaith ministers through its open ordinations, the Universal Life Church (ULC) has helped to establish crucial avenues for dialogue and cooperation between diverse religious traditions. In this era of religiously-inspired conflict, the ULC’s interfaith mission is more important … Continue reading

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