pray, ulc
February 10th, 2015

This article was submitted by guest blogger Priestess Danielle, ULCM Voodoo doctor and conjure woman   “The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.” – Tenzin … Continue reading

old book
February 3rd, 2015

ISIS’s attempt to drag us all back to the dark ages is based on their harmful use of hateful, radical jihadist ideologies that they justify with passages of the Qu ‘ran. We look at the Westboro Baptist Church as a … Continue reading

hand raised to sky
January 27th, 2015

This article was submitted by guest blogger R.D. Pickett, author and ULCM Pastor   Interfaith ministry, are we up to the Task? This is an easy question right? Not really. In a perfect world I would say sure, but let’s … Continue reading

decade in review
January 12th, 2015

Where We’ve Been For the past decade, the ULC Monastery has worked tirelessly to secure your rights as a minister. We have lobbied and even threatened litigation against states and clerks of the court that have refused to recognize our … Continue reading

heavenly host
November 26th, 2014

The gender you ascribe to God might reflect your attitude about women and sexual minorities, a new study suggests. In particular, it appears that belief in a male god correlates with greater opposition to same-sex marriage, since the latter conflicts … Continue reading

St. Peters
October 20th, 2014

For progressive Catholics, it was yet another resounding victory—or so it seemed. The pope had issued a statement seeking even greater acceptance of gay people and remarried Catholics. Before the media fanfare had died down, though, conservative Catholics responded to … Continue reading

photo by Tom Hussey
August 18th, 2014

Discussions on religion often revolve around the profound differences which exist between people of various backgrounds of belief. How on earth, for example, can an atheist find common ground with a Muslim, or a pagan with a Baptist? Although the … Continue reading

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April 18th, 2014

If you were raised Christian, you probably spent Easter Sunday eating chocolate rabbits and hunting for pastel-painted eggs. Perhaps as you grew older, the significance of Easter faded away into the mists of Christian legends about Christ’s resurrection (along with … Continue reading

Bible, ulc, universal life church, christianity
April 14th, 2014

“For the Bible tells me so”. Most Christians in America probably remember singing these very words as children in Sunday school. It is a simple proclamation that if the “Good Book” says so, you can be sure it is true. … Continue reading

ordained minister benediction
February 17th, 2014

As we move closer to the Carnival and Lent seasons, many Christians are beginning to reflect on the juxtaposition of Carnival’s sinful pleasures, and the self-restraint and reflection of Lent. With this in mind, it behooves us to re-consider what … Continue reading