You don't need to spend years studying in the seminary to become a priest. Multiple websites allow you to become legally ordained as a priest by simply filling out an online form. Becoming an ordained priest may grant you the rights to perform marriages, funerals and other religious rites in your state. Become a priest online quickly and easily with a few clicks of the mouse.
Register to become an ordained priest with the Universal Life Church (themonastery.org). Click "Get Ordained" on the home page. Complete the online form including your name, address and e-mail. You will receive an e-mail confirming your ordination within 10 minutes of submitting the form.
Become an ordained Spiritual Humanist priest at spritualhumanism.org. Select the link labelled "Be Ordained." Choose a username and complete the ordination form with your address, name and e-mail. Submit the form to become an ordained minister.
Sign up as a registered Dudeist priest at dudeism.org. According to TimeOut New York, the Church of Latter Day Dudes is a legally recognised church whose priests can preside over wedding ceremonies. Click on the "Ordination" link. Fill out the ordination form with your full name, birth date and e-mail address. You can include your address, but it is optional. You will receive an e-mail and your ordination certificate shortly thereafter.
Check with your state officials to see which ceremonies you can officiate as a minister.
Tips and warnings
- Check with your state officials to see which ceremonies you can officiate as a minister.