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

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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January 27th, 2014

The 56th Grammy Awards ceremony made history Sunday, 26 January when a mass wedding was held in conjunction with performances by several pop megastars. Befitting the Valentine’s Day season, thirty-four opposite-sex and same-sex couples were married in the ceremony, with … 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

July 23rd, 2012

How would you like to be married on stage during a performance by your favorite band? Fans of the pop band Train will have just such an opportunity now that the band’s drummer, Scott Underwood, has become a minister in … Continue reading

April 3rd, 2012

The ULC Monastery welcomes its newest celebrity minister – Robert Dyrdek! Professional skateboarder and reality TV star Rob Dyrdek has become ordained as a minister of the Universal Life Church Monastery, and used his ordination to officiate his sister’s wedding … Continue reading

March 5th, 2012

One of the most recent additions to the ULC Monastery’s growing list of celebrity ministers, which includes the likes of talk show host Conan O’Brien, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, and reality T.V. personality Jason Segel, is actress Fran Drescher. … Continue reading

January 27th, 2012

UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH ORDAINS OSCAR B. GOODMAN, FORMER LAS VEGAS MAYOR AND FORMER GO-TO DEFENSE ATTORNEY TO THE MOB   Goodman to perform a mass wedding ceremony at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day Former Las Vegas … Continue reading