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.

Teacher teaching LGBT history in class
August 16th, 2019

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker just signed into law a bill that ensures all public school students in Illinois learn about the contributions and history of the LGBT movement in American history. Progressive groups are praising the bill as a step towards giving LGBT youth representation in their textbooks. However, some parents believe the law is taking away their right to educate their children about sexuality. Continue reading

A mormon vaping
August 16th, 2019

Adding to the ever-growing list of banned substances, the Mormon church has officially ruled that vaping is prohibited in the Words of Wisdom. The move comes as many young Mormons believe they can ‘get around’ the Words of Wisdom by vaping. Vaping joins tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs, coffee, and tea on the list of forbidden substances. Continue reading

The official Lehigh County Seal
August 14th, 2019

The official seal of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania can stay, says the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Lehigh County seal, which prominently features a large cross front and center, was challenged by the Freedom From Religious Foundation as discriminatory, but the court ruled the seal’s ‘broader meaning’ and cultural familiarity in Lehigh County trumped any religious significance the cross might have. Continue reading