Al Sharpton leads fellow ministers in a march for justice.
August 29th, 2017

Under the direction of Rev. Al Sharpton, more than 1,000 religious leaders rallied in Washington D.C. on Monday. Organizers called it the “One Thousand Ministers March for Justice”, and it was followed by a rally near the Martin Luther King … Continue reading

Over 100 Jewish gravestones were knocked over in a Philadelphia cemetery
March 3rd, 2017

The United States has been rocked by a recent wave of anti-Semitism. Across the country, incidents of threats and vandalism have sparked alarm and forced Jewish communities into action. One bright spot: they’re not alone in the struggle for peace. Continue reading

merry christmas
January 4th, 2016

The winter holidays may largely be over, but we’re still seeing a lot of questions about proper holiday etiquette. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. At least, that’s what most of the holiday songs on the radio like … Continue reading

wedding, valentine, love, perform a wedding, ulc
January 21st, 2014

How would you like to take your wedding on tour across the nation? One couple from Seattle did exactly that last year. Rather than hold their wedding ceremony inside a place of worship, Dane Kuttler and Rowan Parker got legally … Continue reading

Yin Yang Temperance - Universal Life Church Monastery
January 9th, 2014

Temperance is control over excess and over-indulgence. As such, it has many applications in Chastity, Humility, Prudence, and other areas that involve restraining impulse. Since Temperance is related to many other virtues, it is considered one of the four cardinal … Continue reading

interfaith, universal life church, ulc
November 18th, 2013

You have probably heard people say that the benefit of having divorced parents is that you get twice as many Christmas presents. It might also be said that the benefit of having both Jewish and Christian parents is that you … Continue reading

Bible, universal life church, interfaith
November 15th, 2013

The History channel no longer hides the fact that it has done away with history programming in favor of programming on religion and conspiracy theories as well as reality television, earning criticism from scientists, scholars, and skeptics. Earlier this year … Continue reading

October 25th, 2013

Take away barriers to gender and religion in marriage, and what is left? Apparently, love. That is what it boiled down to for a retired Catholic priest and his Jewish partner, who finally got married in the U.S. state of … Continue reading

religion, ulc, universal life church monastery, intelligence, belief
September 5th, 2013

Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, if you can believe the findings of a recent study on the relationship between religion and intelligence. The findings will undoubtedly ruffle the feathers of many devoutly religious people. We should be careful … Continue reading

Wicca, pagan, get ordained
June 5th, 2013

If God’s “grace” covers atheists—as Pope Francis I recently declared—it covers Wiccans and members of other earth-based religions too, a Christian pastor has said. The Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson, of Fairview Community Church in Costa Mesa, California, made the suggestion … Continue reading