This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)

What is the Universal Life Church?

  1. Maddie Ruud profile image77
    Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago

    What is the Universal Life Church?

    What are the beliefs and/or ceremonies involved?

  2. J.S.Matthew profile image82
    J.S.Matthewposted 8 years ago

    Hello and sorry I took so long to answer!  The Universal Life Church is a non-denominational church that ordains any person regardless of faith, as long as they follow the Church's motto: "Do What Is Right".  The majority of these ordinations are done online and there have been many famous people who have been ordained through the Universal Life Church.  The following is a cut and paste direcly from the Church's website:

    "Ministers Network of the Universal Life Church

    As an Ordained Minister we welcome you to our full spectrum all faiths, non-denominational ministry. Over the years millions of ULC ministers have been ordained through the Universal Life Church worldwide, prominent figures such as Johnny Carson, Lawrence Welk, Sharon Stone, Tony Danza and numerous other Famous Ministers have left their mark on their journey. It is your turn to do so now.

    Whether you are going to perform weddings and funerals or perhaps even baptize children; you have made the decision to take your life into a leadership position. That position emboldens you to pilot your own ship and to speak truth to power and to persevere on your own Journey of Life. Should you fail, remember to get up, dust off and start all over again. It may not be the way of others but it is your way. Share your thoughts in the Blog and join hands in Fellowship with others in our common goal to recognize that “We are All Children of the Same Universe” – and we all have a right to be here."

    (Br. G Martin Freeman)

    For more information, check out the site:

    http://ministers.themonastery.org/home.php

    For the record, I was raised a Catholic and went to Catholic schools for most of my life.  I am ordained by the Monastery and I do believe in Jesus Christ.  I am sure that there are people who abuse the privledge of being ordained, but I can assure you that in my experiences within the network, most people are just.  It is wrong to label all Ministers of this Church as being frauds, satanists, anti-christ, et. al.

    Feel free to write back to me and don't forget to check out the site-it will answer most of your questions.

    Peace,
    J.S. Matthew (Rev.)

  3. nochance profile image93
    nochanceposted 8 years ago

    As far as I know it is simply a church where anyone can become a minister and do nothing for it. A friend of mine recently became ordained through it. Yeah, so all we have to do now is get him the license and he can preform marriages and stuff. Basically it's just a title for a church that anyone can join. I don't know much about it though.

 
working