Jonathan Van Ness officiating a wedding
June 4th, 2019

According to reports, Jonathan Van Ness got his ordination through the ULC in order to help couples legally tie the knot. One Seattle couple was lucky enough to call JVN their wedding officiant. Continue reading

April 10th, 2018

In addition to being a worldwide superstar, apparently Adele can now add “ordained minister” to her extensive resume. That’s according to a report from The Guardian which indicates the singer joined the Universal Life Church earlier this year to officiate a wedding for close friend Alan Carr and his partner. Continue reading

Presidential advisor Jared Kushner
January 4th, 2018

In an explosive new book titled “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” author Michael Wolff reports that Jared Kushner, one of the president’s senior advisors and husband of Ivanka Trump, is a ULC minister. Anyone who feels so-called … Continue reading

A collage of all the celebrity deaths in 2016
December 29th, 2016

The year 2016 may go down in infamy for many reasons, but one of them has to be the unbelievable string of celebrity deaths. This year has been absolutely ruthless in claiming the lives of so many beloved public figures. … Continue reading

Ryan Lochte making a dumb face.
September 23rd, 2016

People make mistakes. It’s a fact of life. When this happens, we seek forgiveness from others. But for those who live in the spotlight, mistakes are greatly magnified. As opposed to everyday people, celebrities have millions of eyes on them. … Continue reading

September 5th, 2014

On the afternoon of September 4, 2014, we lost one of our most cherished Universal Life Church ministers, Joan Rivers. Joan passed away, at the age of 81, from complications encountered during vocal cord surgery. This loss is particularly painful … Continue reading

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

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

medium, ulc, minister, paranormal
October 18th, 2013

Universal Life Church ministers are infamous for their quirky, eccentric personalities and their innovative approach when they perform a wedding, funeral, or other minister rites. Now, a ULC minister who identifies as a psychic medium is expanding that definition even … Continue reading

Stephen Colbert, Minister Ordained Online
October 7th, 2013

Stephen Colbert, host of the Emmy Award-winning Colbert Report on Comedy Central, last week added “minister” to his long resume. Colbert has been a Presidential candidate (twice), tried out for a spot on the U.S. Olympic bobsledding team, was knighted … Continue reading