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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

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 c ...

Category: Online Ordination

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 ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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 s ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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 ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

There has been no shortage of stories and theories that have attempted to explain how the world came into existence, many of them from religion. Why so many stories across different cultures share similar explanations is ...

Category: Religion

Around the country, summer is coming to an end as temperatures drop and the foliage begins to turn. There may, however, be couples out there trying to put together the perfect wedding ceremony before the rain begins to f ...

Category: Weddings

Fervent belief in divine protection is a common tenet of many r****eligious faiths, and brings many people the world over great comfort. But sometimes the cloak of certainty can smother the flame of realistic expectation ...

Category: Religion

Despite the legacy left by his predecessors, Pope Francis I has all but turned age-old tradition on its head by proclaiming that he cannot judge LGBT people as morally bad based merely on their orientation. It is yet to ...

Category: Christianity

Everyone knows who Superman is. Particularly modern folks like those who get ordained online, discussions about this character are almost unavoidable lately. He embodies about the same spirit of Americana as sharing appl ...

Category: Christianity