Posts Tagged: Universal Life Church

Tennessee Faces Backlash Over Law Barring Weddings by Online Ministers

Earlier this year, Tennessee sought to prevent ministers ordained online from performing wedding ceremonies. Now the Universal Life Church is suing the state to ensure their ministers' rights are upheld.

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Universal Life Church Files Lawsuit to Protect Online Ordination

The ULCM has thousands of active ministers and members across the State of Tennessee, individuals whose Constitutional and spiritual rights have been denied them by Tennessee lawmakers without good reason. 

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Ministers: Essential Support When a Loved One Dies

When a death occurs, ULC ministers may find themselves called upon to provide emotional support, or even plan the funeral. If grieving family members have reached out to you, consider these tips as you proceed.

Category: Funeral Loss

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Benefits of Online Church

Attending an online church is a life-enriching experience that can provide just as much spiritual fulfillment as an in-person service. Here are a few of the ways that online church can be a great alternative.

Category: Technology Church

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A Baptism Primer

The rite of baptism evokes some familiar images. Many might picture an infant being held over a font in a church surrounded by clergy, family and witnesses. Another scene may show a group of people up to their waists in ...

Category: Baptism

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Where Should I Become Ordained? A Guide to the Universal Life Churches

Become Ordained Online through the Universal Life Church Did you know that it takes three or more years and tens of thousands of dollars in tuition alone to become ordained through a Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran, or some ...

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Become Ordained to Perform Same Sex Weddings

Same Sex Weddings Now Legal in Nine States Nov. 6, 2012 witnessed four major victories in the fight for complete marriage equality in the United States. The first of these victories came when Minnesota voters defeate ...

Category: Become Ordained

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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 getordained.org may be due more to your interest in the process of ordination than in the ULC i ...

Category: Get Ordained

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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 ...

Category: Get Ordained

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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 ...

Category: Get Ordained

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