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.
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!
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!
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.
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/
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