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Announcing the “How Do I Get Ordained” Series

About the "How Do I Get Ordained" Series     The Universal Life Church staff recognizes that your presence on may be due more to your interest in the process of ordination than in the ULC i ...

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Become Ordained as a Non Denominational Minister

Why You Should Become a Minister Using Get Ordained™ Any given layperson, or someone who is not a member of the clergy, must become ordained in order to be a minister. The world's religions view the ordination p ...

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How to Be a Minister

What it Means to Be a Minister The world's many faith traditions use a variety words to refer to their spiritual leaders, such as pastor, rabbi, priest, and imam. However, all of these positions can be described by th ...

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How to Perform a Wedding

Perform a Wedding as a ULC Minister The most commonly-performed ministerial service provided by Universal Life Church ministers is the solemnization of weddings. Any ULC minister can perform a wedding in 48 U.S. state ...

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Perform a Fall Wedding With Your Universal Life Church Ordination

Pop quiz! What is the second most popular season for weddings? Here's a hint: it's not Summer, as warm weather and consistently sunny days make June, July, and August the most popular months for performing weddings. You ...

Category: Wedding Planning

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Be Ordained Through the Universal Life Church

What It Means To Be Ordained Be ordained through the ULC and be able to perform weddings, funerals, and baptismal ceremonies.* The ordination process has both spiritual and legal meanings that vary greatly from rel ...

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How to Change Your Name

Introduction to the ULC Name Change Guide Congratulations to you and your spouse! Let us help make your first couple of months of marriage a little bit easier.* There are many new tasks newlyweds must accomplish duri ...

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About the ULC Ordination Certificate

How Is the ULC Ordination Certificate Made? The Universal Life Church offers a beautiful, well-designed ordination certificate that is professionally-printed by a print shop near our headquarters in Seattle, WA. ...

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Use Get Ordained™ to Perform Weddings

Why You Should Use Get Ordained™ To Become a Minister You can officiate wedding ceremonies for friends and family or even complete strangers if you become ordained through Get Ordained™ and the ...

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History of the Universal Life Church

The Universal Life Church (ULC) is a modern, non-denominational church started by Kirby J. Hensley. This new approach to religion, first known as the "Life Church", began in 1959 in Modesto, California and has since come ...

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