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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

Joan Rivers officiates wedding, courtesy of Robert Evans
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

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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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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

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August 14th, 2013

Just when you thought almost every breed of celebrity had become an ordained minister online in the Universal Life Church, you get thrown a curve ball. In addition to comedians like Conan O’Brien, actors like Fran Drescher, and musicians like … Continue reading

Cannes - The Da Vinci Code World Premiere & Opening Gala
August 5th, 2013

Sir Ian McKellen is no stranger to performing. The Shakespearian actor knows how to bring great drama, and make you hang on every word. He will be putting these skills to good use when he performs the wedding of his … Continue reading

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July 15th, 2013

Imagine having your wedding officiated by “Kramer”, the quirky character from the hit 1990s television sitcom Seinfeld. Surprisingly, reality might not be so far-removed from fiction: it turns out Kenny Kramer, the real-life inspiration behind the fictional Cosmo Kramer, has … Continue reading

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April 15th, 2013

As the Universal Life Church Monastery mentioned recently on its Facebook page, talk show host Wendy Williams plans to take advantage of her online ordination in the Universal Life Church Monastery to perform weddings. Although it will not have been … Continue reading