This week I became an ordained minister

Ya ever see a TV show where two of the characters are getting hitched, and they want one of their friends to marry them?  Talk show host Conan O’Brien has even officiated a wedding on his show.

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How did most of these people do it?  They got ordained online, which is what I did for my 52 in 52 project this week!

***DISCLAIMER*** I didn’t do this to make light of anyone’s religion or beliefs.   I just thought it would be a fun and quirky thing to do!

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There are a few online ministries out there, but the most popular and well known one is the Universal Life Church.

But, after doing some research on ULC, I discovered something very disturbing!

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In Canada the legal standing of Universal Life Church is not as firm as it is in the United States and elsewhere, which means…

If you officiate a wedding in Canada, the couple still has to be married by either a recognized religious organization (which the ULC isn’t,) or by a judge, justice of the peace or authorized municipal clerk. 

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Legally marrying someone may be out of the question for now, but I can still do what this person suggested in the ULC website forum.

Long story short, I did become ordained!!!  The process was probably one of the easiest and fastest thing I’ve ever done online!

It’s literally just like signing up for anything through a website!! Fill in the information, create a password, and you’re done!!!

If you would like to become ordained by the Universal Life Church, go to https://www.themonastery.org/

So, that makes 3 new things I’ve done so far in my 52 in 52 project!  Stay tuned, come back here or follow me on Twitter, and/or Instagram to find out what I’ll be doing next!!

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