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The Universal Life Church has a remarkably simple mission: to support religious freedom and advocate for good around the world. The ULC is one of several American marriage ministries that exist as non-profit interfaith a ...

Category: Online Ordination, Perform a Wedding, Be a Minister, Become Ordained Online

So you want to perform a wedding ceremony? As a minister, even a minister ordained online, it is your job as the wedding officiant to complete the couple's marriage certificate. While it may seem slightly intimidating to ...

Category: Weddings, Perform a Wedding

So you have everything in place for your wedding, and look forward to a lifetime of bliss. However, there are quite a few states that have some weird wedding laws (or at least laws to consider when planning a wedding) in ...

Category: Online Ordination, Weddings, Perform a Wedding

So you have just received your official ordination and you are preparing to officiate your first ceremony. You may be a little nervous, but not to worry, even the most seasoned veterans get "cold feet"... just like the b ...

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About the Pronouncement of MarriageThe pronouncement of marriage is perhaps the single most important thing you will do every time you perform a wedding in that it introduces the couple as man and wife (or some variation ...

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About the Exchange of Wedding RingsIt is traditional in Western cultures for the couple to exchange wedding rings during their wedding ceremony. The ring is placed on the fourth finger or "ring finger" of the left hand o ...

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About Wedding VowsWedding vows, also known as marriage vows, are promises couples make to one another during their wedding ceremony about loving and honoring their new spouse.Wedding vows traditionally include three comp ...

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About the Greeting, Readings, and PrayersAfter the guests have been seated in the wedding space and the processional is complete, the wedding officiant begins to perform the wedding ceremony by welcoming those assembled ...

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About the ProcessionalAlthough it takes a variety of forms, the wedding processional is always the first component of every wedding. It involves the seating of the guests in the wedding space and the subsequent entrance ...

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Online-ordained ministers of the Universal Life Church are more likely to perform a wedding for family, friends, congregation members, or complete strangers than do anything else. As such, the Universal Life Church staff ...

Category: Perform a Wedding