• ULC Ordination License Certificate (Header)
    Officiant Information,  Officiant Training,  Wedding Officiant Ordination

    The Cost of Ordination: Becoming Ordained Online

    How much does marriage minister ordination cost? Here is our regularly-updated overview of several of the most popular Wedding Officiant ordination services offered online, showing their fees and minister license term lengths: CHURCH/RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION LENGTH OF TERM FEE American Fellowship Church One Year $45 American Marriage Ministries Lifetime? $40 Christian Harvest Church Lifetime $78 Clear Vision Intuition New Age Ministry Lifetime $175 First Nation Ministry  Lifetime¹ $6 ¹ Open Ministry Lifetime Free² United National Ministry Not Stated $89.99³ ULC Monastery  Lifetime? $39.994

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    Officiant Information,  State Ordination Laws,  Wedding Officiant Ordination

    Are You Sure Your Ordination Is Legal?

    [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n a recent article by church-growing expert Raul Rivera on the StartChurch blog, he asks a very relevant question: are you sure your ordination is legal?  While the situation described in the article — whether the ordination of a minister by his former pastor is still valid — may be unique, the question of whether or not your ordination is legal, valid and acceptable in various jurisdictions is actually very common. Back to the blog cited above, which lays out the scenario: Pastor Charles felt honored when he was asked to perform a wedding, especially since the bride and groom were his longtime childhood friends. They had all grown up together…