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I am a minister of the Universal Life Church and want to officiate

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I am a minister of the Universal Life Church and want to officiate at my grandson's wedding.
Do I need anything else?

My name is XXXXX XXXXX I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

Some counties in North Carolina require the minister to register with the county before performing a marriage ceremony. You may be required to show proof of your ordination. You also must be at least 18 years old. Call the register for the county where they are going to get their marriage license to verify whether they are going to require that you register and make sure that you have any other documentation that they might want.

If you don't have your ordination credential, you may need to get a letter of good standing from your church.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

they are getting married in Charlotte, N.C. Would you if that county accepts my ministry?

I'm sorry, but the terms and conditions of this site prohibit me from making telephone calls for you.

The state accepts all lawfully ordained ministers, so it's not an issue of whether they accept your church. It's just that some counties want you to register so they have a list of who is performing marriages there.

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