ULC - IN THE NEWS

Sep 23

Finding Love in Fits and Starts

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The couple profiled in this New York Times story, whose recent wedding was officiated by a mutual friend and Universal Life Church minister, met by chance, had an on-and-off relationship for a while, and kept running into each other -- practice makes perfect

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Sep 23

For Two College Students, Finally a Place (and a Person) to Call Home

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The New York Times profiles a Bard College couple who were recently married in a campus garden in a ceremony officiated by mutual friend and Universal Life Church minister.

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Sep 18

Greer Lucille Griebel and Cameron Thomas Bowden

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The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette announces the marriage of a Little Rock couple whose recent wedding was officiated by a Universal Life Church minister.

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Sep 17

Billy 'The Rev.' Gibbons marries S.D. musicians

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The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on the story of two local singers who were married at the San Diego Blues Festival by ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons, a Universal Life Church minister who has, by his own account, officiated dozens of weddings over the past couple decades.

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Sep 16

After a Fire, Rebuilding What Matters

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The New York Times introduces us to a Colorado couple whose home and possessions were lost in the Marshall fire, prompting them to revisit what mattered to them in a relationship -- and a wedding. Their recent nuptials were officiated by a friend of the groom, who became an ordained Universal Life Church minister for the occasion.

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Sep 16

A Relationship With Biblical Origins

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In this New York Times profile, we meet a San Francisco couple whose first meeting involved a joint reading from the biblical Song of Songs at the wedding of mutual friends, and whose own recent wedding was officiated by the bride's aunt, an ordained Universal Life Church minister.

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Sep 09

Hitting a High Note on and Off the Opera Stage

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The New York Times profiles a couple whose mutual involvement in the local opera scene helped forge their connection and eventually led them to marry. The ceremony was officiated by one of their former grad school professors, who is an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church.

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Sep 09

If at First You Don't Succeed at Love, Try an Instagram DM

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In this profile, the New York Times introduces us to a couple whose initial connections involved multiple social media platforms and a lot of persistence. Their recent California wedding was officiated by a friend of the bride who became an ordained Universal Life Church minister for the occasion.

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Sep 02

A Proposal Seven Years in the Making

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The New York Times profiles a couple who became engaged after an operatic proposal, and whose recent wedding was officiated by the sister of one of the grooms. She became an ordained Universal Life Church minister for the occasion.

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Aug 29

Meet the celebrity wedding crashers!

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The Daily Mail provides a rundown of celebrity wedding crashers, including Tom Hanks, who even became an ordained Universal Life Church minister to officiate a ceremony.

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Aug 26

It Was Magic From the First Second

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In this New York Times profile, we meet a local couple who were introduced on a podcast hosted by mutual friends, one of whom became an ordained Universal Life Church minister to officiate their July wedding.

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Aug 19

A Stitch in Time, With His Help

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The New York Times profiles an artistic and creative Brooklyn couple who collaborated on the bride's wedding dress in the weeks leading up to their ceremony, which was officiated by a friend who became a Universal Life Church minister for the occasion.

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Aug 05

Joining a Theater Club Set the Stage for Romance

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The Washington, DC couple in this New York Times profile met as college freshmen when they both joined the theater club. Their recent wedding was officiated by a mutual friend who became an ordained Universal Life Church minister for the occasion.

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Aug 05

Fourteen Years Later, They Finally, Fortunately, Wed

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The New York Times profiles an area couple, an editor and a teacher who have been together for 14 years, whose July wedding was officiated by an ordained Universal Life Church minister.

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Aug 05

Want To Elope? Helzberg Diamonds Helps Couples Get Hitched In Store

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Helzberg Diamonds is taking the 'planning' out of weddings by making it easy for couples to marry in their stores. Almost 600 Helzberg associates have gotten ordained, including one quoted in this JCK article who is now a Universal Life Church minister.

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Jul 29

On the Set of 'Law & Order: SVU,' an Unscripted Meet-Cute

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The 'Law & Order: SVU' actors profiled in this New York Times article were married in a ceremony solemnized by an ordained Universal Life Church minister.

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Jul 29

Their Courtship in a Nutshell? Cry and Cry Again.

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The New York Times profiles a Washington, DC couple whose recent wedding was officiated by the brother of one of the brides, who became an ordained Universal Life Church minister for the occasion.

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Jul 22

In 'Apocalyptic Times,' Marching Forward Together

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In this New York Times profile, we meet an Oakland couple who were married prior to San Francisco Pride's Trans March by a mutual friend, an ordained minister of the Universal Life Church.

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Jul 22

His Better Banter Won Her Over

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The New York Times profiles an area couple whose recent wedding was officiated by a mutual friend who's also a Universal Life Church minister.

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Jul 06

I gave, gained a memory as wedding officiant

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An Albuquerque Journal writer recounts his experience becoming an ordained Universal Life Church minister to officiate his friends' wedding.

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