The Universal Life Church Blog

The Universal Life Church Monastery is the only interfaith ministry worldwide that opens its doors to all who seek to become an ordained minister or wedding officiant. We enable all faiths; Christian, Jew, Mormon, Pagan, Wiccan, Baptists, and Atheists to join our Church. We are a non-denominational congregation of children from the same universe.

Many Benefits of Attending Church

attending church
November 25th, 2015

Attending church is often central to the spiritual lives of the religious. However, many people who consider themselves religious do not spend nearly as much time in church as they used to. According to a pole from the Pew Research … Continue reading

Muslim Boy Who Built Homemade Clock Resembling Bomb Demands $15 Million

homemade clock
November 24th, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed, the boy who made a clock at home and wound up being arrested and questioned for it is now demanding $15 million from the city of Irving and its school district. His lawyers are seeking $5 million from … Continue reading

Do Black Lives Matter at the University of Missouri?

black lives matter
November 18th, 2015

The University of Missouri, often called Mizzou for short, has been in the news recently after some racial unrest has been taking place at the school, largely via the Black Lives Matter movement. Many incoming students are surprised to discover … Continue reading

The Red Cup Controversy – Starbucks declaring war on Christmas?

red cup controversy
November 10th, 2015

Are People Really Offended Over the Starbucks Cup? It seems that the Christmas season begins earlier and earlier each year (and no, this isn’t just us getting older!). Traditionally the ‘Christmas season’  didn’t begin until after Thanksgiving… but things have … Continue reading

Catholic Hospitals: Faith over Health

catholic hospitals
November 2nd, 2015

Catholic Hospitals can deny patients medically recommended or even necessary treatment on the grounds that offering the care would conflict with their freedom of conscience. In another instance where the expression of one person’s belief directly impacts the rights of … Continue reading

Should You Observe the Sabbath?

October 26th, 2015

The Importance of Resting on the Sabbath The Sabbath day is a day of the week that many religious people observe. It is seen as a day of rest; a time that people can take a break from hectic schedules … Continue reading

Tennessee Might Ban Religious Lessons in Schools

The law would pull both Islam and Christ from school lessons if applied without bias
October 23rd, 2015

A Tennessee state lawmaker is introducing a bill to ban the teaching of “religious doctrine” in public schools until at least the 10th grade. Representative Sheila Butt’s proposal was created in response to a number of complaints from parents about … Continue reading

Two Iraqi Refugees’ Fight for Universal Right to Love

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October 23rd, 2015

Former Iraqi translator and artist Nayeff Hrebid made local news in Seattle, Washington when he escaped his home country in 2009 and became a United States citizen. As a translator for American forces in Iraq, Hrebid’s job put his life … Continue reading

The Rise of the Non-Denominational Church

October 15th, 2015

In recent years, non-denominational churches have been on the rise in America. Instead of the majority of believers associating with a specific denomination such as Baptist or Catholic, more and more are joining non-denominational churches like the Universal Life Church. … Continue reading

Another Mass Shooting, and Nothing is Different

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October 13th, 2015

The Oregon Shooter The Umpqua Community College shootings that took place last week in Oregon have left our nation in mourning and wondering what could have caused the shooter to do such a horrible thing. Many news stations have declined … Continue reading