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The governor of the State of Washington, the state where the Universal Life Church Ministries is located, has begun an impassioned push for gay marriage. As we have indicated many times before, the ULC firmly supports ma ...

Category: Gay Weddings, Weddings

A quick note for Universal Life Church ministers who are planning on performing wedding ceremonies in Louisiana:It has recently come to the attention of the ULC Ministries staff that some Louisiana parishes (counties) ha ...

Category: Weddings

News broke on December 12 that Lady Gaga, pop music sensation and "Mother Monster" to millions of "monster" fans, is looking to become legally ordained online in order to perform a gay wedding ceremony for her friend and ...

Category: Weddings

In the spirit of the holiday season, we here at the Universal Life Church Ministries want to share with our ordained ministers an update on our charitable gifts. We recently had the privilege of receiving a letter from t ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Morality, Religion

Right-wing fundamentalist Pat Robertson has been known to say some downright odious things on behalf of his faith. No doubt many of our own ministers ordained online are familiar. Recently he said that divorcing a spouse ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

A curious story was covered in Sunday's edition of the CBS Morning Show--an emerging art and literary movement called "steampunk". The movement might be described a re-imagining of Victorian Britain which includes Victor ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Morality, Science, Spirituality, Technology

Conan O'Brien, the late-night talk show host and comedian, has been officially ordained by the Universal Life Church Ministries. As of October 21st 2010 he joins the ranks of our many celebrity ministers.Conan O'Brien wi ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Social Equality, Weddings

Jesus said: "No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth."Matthew 6:24Here in Seattle, we are see ...

Category: Morality, Politics

This last week was a tough one for those who oppose the death penalty on moral grounds: i.e. thou shalt not kill. We saw two very different men put to death in two southern states. These men and their circumstances could ...

Category: Social Justice

Like the controversial "moral" issues of abortion and gay marriage, the debate concerning the usage of stem cells is not likely to subside any time soon. The argument pits two deeply-entrenched parties with firm ideologi ...

Category: Politics, Christianity