Ordination is the process by with certain individuals is set apart as clergies to perform various religious ceremonies and activities. Those that undergo ordination are referred to as ordinand or ordinal. When you are ordained by Universal Life Church you become an officiate capable of performing all ceremonies and rites. Universal Life Church will train and provide you with the license you need to become an ordained minister. With this title you can serve as a ceremonial minister and can officiate wedding, funerals, house blessing, commitment ceremonies, naming ceremonies and other rites.
The first step of becoming an ordained minister through Universal Life Church is to check on the laws of your state or home country. Contact you clergy office or search online in the State Departments websites to determine the local requirements to become an ordained minister. Some states may require you to have a license.
Consider whether you becoming ordained will affect the relationship with your church. Find out whether becoming ordained can lead you to be excommunicated from your church. Talk to the clergy for advice.
Determine the reasons for requiring ordination. Do you need to get ordained to officiate a wedding ceremony or you have been called to serve and do not have the time or money to join the seminary. Critically evaluate your reasons for wanting to become a minster.
Find an organization that will suit your beliefs and need. Do thorough research to find an online ministry that you would consider joining. Ensure that they are providing legitimate services. You can trust Universal Life church to provide you with legitimate ordination services.
Get the ministries in the phone or email and find out more about the ordination process. Get to know whether your ordination will be enough for you to perform ceremonies. You can also ask them what is required to act as a minister in a stated. If the organization does not respond when you contact them move to the next one. Get to know how much renewal fees you will be paying.
Complete the ordination request. Fill on your name, email address, physical address and resubmit to Universal Life Church for review.
Becoming ordained is now fast, simple and inexpensive through Life Universal Church. It is a requirement however before one can officiate a ceremony to be ordained and licensed. Otherwise the ceremony becomes null and void. You will also require to have a good relationship with religious organizations to serves as a minister or officiant if that is your main reason.
Once you have completed the process you receive your official ordination certificate. This will take two week and if you do not receive them contact your ministry.
Once you have become ordained through Universal life church you can officiate the ceremony. Remember to read through the marriage license and communicate with the wedding couple. Know what the legal requirements are for carrying out these processes. When the marriage is done submit the marriage license to the authorized authority in time.
Visit - Official Home Universal Life Church, ULC Academy, Seminary. We offer the only ULC ordination valid in each of the 50 United States and throughout Canada.