Christian Sermons

Online Sermons

Online Sermons

The Spark of Life By Scott Phillips What can you say to the things of life and circumstance? What can be said to those times when words are weak to describe the feeling that is deep within your soul? When a child is born, there is no way to communicate the joy of looking into the eyes of a new human soul? The same sort of mystery when you stand in...»View more

Online Sermons

Online Sermons

By Scott Phillips In Him By Him Through Him Manifestation follows Preparation I can see it. Standing there in his striking appearance, standing there by the Jordan, like a reed shaken in the wind, he stood there proclaiming truth, the coming of truth. As his faith reached toward heaven and his spirit seemed as it were a flaming fire, truth was proclaimed...»View more

Online Sermons

Online Sermons

By Scott Phillips The Greatest Gift You Can Give The kindest thing that we can do, is to offer ourselves in prayer for someone else. It is our nature to pray for ourselves and the things that directly pertain to us. However we demonstrate spiritual maturity when our devotion reaches beyond our own concerns and questions. When we can reach not just...»View more

Spiritual Writings

Universal Life Church – Spirit of Humanity

Universal Life Church – Spirit of Humanity

The Spirit of Humanity By Rev. Kathryn Horner E.E. Cummings once said; “To be nobody but yourself in a world which in doing its best to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest human battle ever and to never stop fighting.” I believe this statement to be true. I further believe that we all fight such a battle. However, as we all...»View more

Blessings

Blessings

I AM THANKFUL:  FOR THE WIFE WHO SAYS IT’S HOT DOGS TONIGHT, BECAUSE SHE IS HOME WITH ME, AND NOT OUT WITH SOMEONE ELSE. FOR THE HUSBAND WHO IS ON THE SOFA BEING A COUCH POTATO, BECAUSE HE IS HOME WITH ME AND NOT OUT AT THE BARS. FOR THE TEENAGER WHO IS COMPLAINING ABOUT DOING DISHES BECAUSE IT MEANS SHE IS AT HOME, NOT ON THE STREETS....»View more

Universal Life Church – A Cosmic Moment

Universal Life Church – A Cosmic Moment

A Cosmic Moment By by Patricia Diane Cota-Robles An interesting turn of events we have been waiting for! November 11, 2005 – 11:11:11 (11) 2 + (11) 2 + (2005) 7 = 11   and by Patricia Diane Cota-Robles http://1spirit.com/eraofpeace This is a momentous time, and many facets of the Divine Plan are unfolding simultaneously. All Lightworkers...»View more

Ordination Stories

Online Ordination

Online Ordination

Online Ordination I got ordained because I’ve been pursuing spiritual studies–completely independently of any school other than books and life–lol–and because I’ve been wishing for a while to start my own church. I didn’t have much of a concept for what it would be like until about a little over a year ago…have...»View more

Universal Life Church

Universal Life Church

Universal Life Church I became ordained to answer what I perceived as a need for a person who could stand with people in their spiritual search without being part of an organized religion. Organized religion preaches being non-judgmentalism and love for the sinner but then proceeds to punishing the “sinner”. e.g. Roman Catholics are...»View more

Universal Life Church

Universal Life Church

 Online Ordination At first it was for a joke – a friend of mine told me about the ULC and I did a search. I was ordained in October 2002 (about the same time I looked up the ULC through this site I believe – or the HQ site as I know I am on the ULC’s official “roll call”.) After a short time I came back to this...»View more

Ceremonies

The Veil and the Cord/Lasso Ceremony

The Veil and the Cord/Lasso Ceremony

The Veil and the Cord/Lasso Ceremony   The Veil and and the Cord/Lasso are both associated with a wedding prayer during the ceremony. Special additional members of the wedding party are in charge of draping a white veil over the bride’s head and the groom’s shoulders. Then the yugal (a decorative...»View more

Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom

Jumping The Broom Most often jumping of the broom occurs during the recessional, as the couple turn to head back down the aisle. The couple jumps over a decorated broom laid on the ground before them,  while holding hands. This symbolizes the cutting of ties...»View more

Families and Friends ceremony

Families and Friends ceremony

Family and Friends Response (Placed after Couples Vows)Marriage is the promise of hope between two people who love each other, who honor each other as individuals, and who wish to unite their lives and share the future together. In this ceremony, they dedicate themselves to the happiness...»View more