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September 30th, 2015

So you’ve been asked to perform a wedding. There’s a lot to consider to make sure everything works out, and you may be a little nervous. You’ve checked with the office that is issuing the marriage license to see if … Continue reading

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August 25th, 2015

You may have heard in the news recently about a woman named Josephine King who has been banned from her church because she was not tithing regularly. The 92-year-old woman was informed through a written notice that because she was … Continue reading

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July 31st, 2015

The Indiana government is barring a ULC minister from the free expression of his faith. Despite religious conservatives having just passed a controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act to supposedly prevent such restrictions, Bill Levin of the First Church of Cannabis … Continue reading

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June 26th, 2015

This post was last updated on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 to reflect continued events and challenges in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision. The conservative Supreme Court has just ruled in favor of marriage equality, bringing it to all 50 states! This … Continue reading

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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

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August 29th, 2014

It was almost certainly the highlight of the young couple’s life. There was Paul McCartney, former member of the Beatles, smirking at them from the stage as they held up a sign asking him to marry them. With most big-name … Continue reading

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June 18th, 2014

In a move illustrating the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage, TV legend Patty Duke recently became an ordained minister online in the Universal Life Church. The actress, whom many will remember from her roles in The Patty Duke Show and … Continue reading

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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

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April 9th, 2014

“To have and to hold”. “To love and to cherish”. Such phrases have left an indelible mark on our understanding of what it means to unite in holy matrimony, at least in Western Christianity. But what are the origins of … Continue reading