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Survival of Fittest: the Evolution vs Creation Debate

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Earlier this week, Bill Nye “the Science Guy” debated Creation Museum founder Ken Ham at Ham’s facility in Kentucky. The two discussed if creationism as a literal interpretation of the Bible is a viable model for explaining our origins. Universal … Continue reading

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Modern Christmas: A Patchwork of Traditions

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Despite the fact that Christmas has traditionally been considered a Christian holiday, the fact is the version we collectively celebrate is actually a combination of the traditions of many different religions and cultures. We hope ULC ministers are able to … 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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Hiding Behind Religion

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You probably remember the waitress at a St. Louis Applebees who went public with the story that an influential local pastor had refused to tip her, writing “I give God 10%. Why do you get 18?” on the receipt in … 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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Season of Death

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There are a variety of holidays celebrated to remember the dead and as an interfaith minister of the ULC, you should explore their histories and the relationships between them. The holidays discussed here have influences from Pagans and Christianity, as … Continue reading

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How ULC Ministers View Halloween

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With Halloween fast approaching, we asked our ministers for their thoughts on the holiday. In particular, we asked our Wiccan ministers how they felt about the caricatures of witches with grotesque green faces that are seen in abundance this time … Continue reading

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