Wedding officiant with couple
February 13th, 2018

So, you’ve been asked to perform a wedding ceremony. With minister license in hand, you’re just itching to get up to the altar on the big day. But then you realize: there is one important detail you’re unsure about. How much should you charge for an officiant fee? Continue reading

A collection of banned books
September 8th, 2017

At the end of September, libraries and bookstores everywhere will be celebrating “Banned Books Week.” This got us thinking: why do people ban books (or, in extreme cases, burn them)? Literature is such a fundamental part of human life, and … Continue reading

universal life church
January 5th, 2016

We love a lot of things about operating the Universal Life Church on your behalf, but our favorite part is running the blog and sermon sections of our website, as these allow us to launch and engage-in important, direct conversations … Continue reading

meaning of color
August 31st, 2015

The power of color to influence our behaviors and attitudes has been established by science and magnified by literature. Color plays a tremendous role in all of our lives, and has, since ancient times, been used as a way of … Continue reading

pray, ulc
February 10th, 2015

This article was submitted by guest blogger Priestess Danielle, ULCM Voodoo doctor and conjure woman   “The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.” – Tenzin … Continue reading

May 19th, 2014

For millennia humans have been building grand structures to symbolize our deepest religious convictions. Some of these structures are mere relics eroded away by time, while others are only beginning to show signs of crumbling down into ruins. Some have … Continue reading

greed, genorosity, cash, vice
February 24th, 2014

Have you ever felt torn over parting with a dollar bill that you know, deep down inside, could be better used by a beggar on the street? Perhaps you stopped for a moment to ponder the question, ultimately shoving the … Continue reading

February 20th, 2014

What makes millions of people around the world don colorful costumes, dance and cavort in the streets, and throw lavish feasts during the month of February? Believe it or not, the Carnival season (known widely as Mardi Gras in the … Continue reading

universal life church, valentine, catholic
February 5th, 2014

St. Valentine’s Day is the quintessential holiday of romantic love, but little is known about the day’s namesake. The legend of Saint Valentine is shrouded in mystery, a product of conflicting accounts and gripping early Christian narratives. However, once the … Continue reading

universal life church, ulc, get ordained, perform exorcism, minister robe
January 29th, 2014

Ministers ordained online have long performed weddings, baptisms, and funerals, but what about exorcisms? Does battling “demonic possession” have a legitimate place in church operations, or is it a dangerous throwback to medieval superstition? Writer and civil rights activist Eliyahu … Continue reading