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In this past month's news the patriarch of beloved reality television family of 'Duck Dynasty' publicly spoke against the gay lifestyle. He cites the bible as his main source of information about his own ethical represen ...

Category: Morality

64551407](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/red-blue-usa.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7542 width=300 height=294}As a wedding officiant, you may be asked to perform a ceremony of which you disapprove. You are encouraged t ...

Category: Religion

Chinese New Year has somewhat mystical origins; it is based on the ancient lunar-solar calendar and is a time to honor heavenly deities and ancestors. Along with the general day off of work and traditions of feasting w ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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 culture ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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 perform a wedding this C ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

The Catholic church seems to be undergoing a transformation led by Pope Francis. While we must admit that there is certainly room for more improvement, the gestures he has extended are more in line with Christian princip ...

Category: Christianity

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 place of ...

Category: Morality

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 of ...

Category: Weddings, ULC Topics

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