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Always Contact County Clerks Before You Perform A Wedding

American marriage laws are confusing; they vary greatly from state to state - and even from county to county in some states - and can be subject to spontaneous and arbitrary changes if a judge or attorney general decides ...

Category: Weddings

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Marriage Certificates

Many Universal Life Church ministers find that the couples whose marriage ceremonies they perform look for the means to immortalize their love and commitment in ways beyond the banal county and/or state government docume ...

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Online Ministry Popularity Growing In Sweden

Svenska ministrar - hej från den universella livet kyrkan! Several months' worth of casual observation has led the Universal Life Church to notice that our free online ordination is becoming increasingly popular in S ...

Category: Sweden

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Notice Concerning Tennessee Weddings

A notice for Universal Life Church ministers who are looking to perform marriage ceremonies in the State of Tennessee: It has come to the attention of the ULC Ministries that our ministers occasionally experience issu ...

Category: Weddings

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Sweden Recognizes File-Sharing Religion

The Swedish government has officially recognized a new religion founded on the practice of file-sharing, called "Kopimism". Kopimists subscribe to the tenet that information and knowledge are sacred; for them the act of ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom of Religion Religion Social Justice Spirituality

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The ULC and gay marriage in Washington State

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

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New Louisiana Marriage Laws

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) ...

Category: Weddings

Letter to Lady Gaga from the ULC Monastery

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 frien ...

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Season of Giving

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

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Pat Robertson: Is Mac & Cheese A Black Thing?

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

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