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January 31st, 2014

How would you like your wedding officiant to be C-3PO, the saucer-eyed bronze-plated android from Star Wars? Perhaps you would prefer to have his counterpart, the garbage-bin-shaped R2-D2, as your ring-bearer. The concept is not as far-fetched as it may … 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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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

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November 4th, 2013

You may remember Kenny Kramer, the real-life inspiration behind Seinfeld character Kosmo Kramer who decided to get ordained online and become a minister in the Universal Life Church. The quirky comedian, who leads tours of real New York locations featured … Continue reading

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September 30th, 2013

George H.W. Bush has ruffled more than a few Republican feathers. Bucking the anti-gay trend among his peers, the former U.S. president and his wife, Barbara, served as witnesses at a wedding ceremony for a lesbian couple who are close … Continue reading

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May 20th, 2013

Is it possible to get married without a “blessing from God,” or is the whole idea just a ridiculous fantasy? A growing number of people from the humanist community are defying old notions of ordination by becoming ministers to perform … Continue reading

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February 19th, 2013

In one of the Universal Life Church Monastery’s more star-studded wedding celebrations, veteran comedian Joan Rivers performed a wedding ceremony this past Valentine’s Day for her two friends using her online ordination certificate. The happy couple was celebrity wedding planner … Continue reading

February 18th, 2013

Universal Life Church weddings have taken place in almost every location imaginable–from ski resorts to rock concerts, dance clubs, and even late night talk shows. They have been tiny and intimate, consisting of a single couple and their closest friends … Continue reading

ULC ordination now recognized in State of Tennessee
September 25th, 2012

ULC Ordination Status in Tennessee Update: March, 2018 — We’ve heard reports that some county clerks in Tennessee are rejecting the ordinations of Universal Life Church ministers. If you have personally encountered any difficulties with a county clerk in Tennessee, … Continue reading

May 7th, 2012

China’s culture is one of the oldest existing ones in the world, and it thus has wedding traditions that are ancient as well. The phrase “mass wedding” often conjures up images of stadiums filled to the brim with white-gowned brides … Continue reading