A: Our rates cover the cost of many important elements to making our products work for you. Ministers who order products are taking advantage of constant research into national and local laws. This research informs us in setting up charters and corporations in many states that require these in order for our ordinations to be recognized and valid. In essence, they make our products worth something in your endeavors. Of course the majority of the cost is simply to pay for us to ship the items to you as soon as possible.
A: Yes, your ordination with the Universal Life Church Monastery is legal. Once you get ordained, you are a minister for life unless you request otherwise. For help with performing ceremonies, we offer many products to assist you.
A: First, log in to your account here:
Click on "My Account" at the very top right corner of the page. From this screen, you can view or change the name and email address associated with your ordination record, edit your address book, reset your password, or view your order history.
A: You must be at least 18 years old to become an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church. Please note that some areas may require you are even older to conduct a legally binding ceremony - you should always check with your local county clerk.
A: You will need to fill out the ordination form again to get your own login. After you receive the ordination confirmation email, please contact our support staff firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at (206) 285-1086. If you would like the ordination date from a previous account applied to your new record, you must either provide a picture of your original documents from the ULC, or let us know what email address was associated with your original membership. If this criteria is met, we will be able to update your new record.
If you do not have a picture of documents reflecting your previous ordination date, or are unable to provide an email address that matches any of our records, you will not be able to have your ordination date changed.
Please be aware that any documents ordered with falsified information are not valid.
A: Universal Life Church titles are honorary certificates. If you are unsure as to what legal protections you have using the title, contact your local legal authority or consult a lawyer. Your ordination grants you the rights of a Legal Minister, no more and no less.
A: Go to our main page, www.themonastery.org , and attempt to login. If you do not remember your password, click "I forgot my password". Follow the instructions and you should get a password reset email.
If you forgot your email address for logging in, you must contact our support staff at email@example.com or by calling us at (206) 285 - 1086.
A: The problem may be with the specific web browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Netscape, etc) and we suggest that you try using a different one and/or making sure you are using the latest version of the browser. The problem may also be with your credit card so please make sure that the billing address you enter matches the address the card is registered to. If you still have trouble contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A: Many email services provide automatic spam filters that at times will misinterpret a legitimate message as junk mail. Please check your spam folder; the ordination confirmation message could be there. It is also possible that you made a typo before submitting your ordination application. Just one incorrect letter would be the difference between receiving either the message or nothing at all. If you feel that your ordination was not received, email: email@example.com.
A: The Universal Life Church Monastery is a religious organization and therefore does not disseminate legal advice. However, we do offer several legal resources and literature to you that may address your specific concerns.
A: First, log in to your account here: https://www.themonastery.org/tools/ordination/login.php
Click on "My Account" at the very top right corner of the page. From this screen, you can view the name and email address associated with your ordination record, edit your address book, reset your password, or view your order history.
A: Some Provinces say yes and others no. You may order a Letter of Good Standing to present to the proper authority in your Province to determine if they recognize your ULC Ordination. Whether you are allowed to officiate weddings is dependent upon the discretion of the Canadian authority.
A: We provide many resources to help you plan and conduct your ceremony. Please browse the items offered to our community. The Wedding Officiant Package is an excellent package which contains all of the items you need to help perform a ceremony to be remembered.
A: Our ordinations are fully legal in the United States; however each country treats our ordinations differently. For further information, or to find out about the requirements of recognition, contact your local officials.
A: Generally you may preside over ceremonies performed outside of the state you were ordained in. For specific information and requirements, contact the city or county clerk within the locale in which the ceremony will take place.
A: Your ordination with the Universal Life Church never expires! So don't fear, even if you have changed your name, you are still ordained. However, we do require that your ordination record should be updated to include your new, full legal name without any titles. If your name has changed for any reason, please do let us know by emailing us an image of your photo ID or other government-issued documentation that displays the new name you would like applied to your account. Once that is received we will happily change your account information. You can send your documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org