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All of us here at Universal Life Church, Headquarters in Modesto, CA are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our President, Lida G. Hensley. Lida Hensley passed away on Sunday, December 31st, 2006. She is survived by her three children, 5 grandchildren, and her 4 great-grandchildren.

Lida’s memorial service will be Sunday, January 14th at 10am, here at Universal Life Church, Headquarters. Our address is 601 Third St., Modesto, CA 95351. Your presence would be greatly appreciated as we celebrate and remember her life. We will, as always, be offering an open forum where our visitors are encouraged to get up and speak if they wish. If you cannot make it but would still like your words heard, we ask that you send them in to us, either via postal mail or email to There will be a board meeting following the service where the results will be announced on January 15th.

In July 2007, the Hensley family will make a trip to the family plot in NC where Lida and Kirby Hensley will be interred simultaneously on their wedding anniversary, per their wishes.

We would like to take this time to give thanks for all condolences received and all we have yet to receive. The love and support from our ministers has been and always will be greatly appreciated.”


After the passing of Lida Hensley, on 1/14/07 the Church Board elected Andre Hensley, who has worked full time at the Church since 1977, as the new President of Universal Life Church. More information will come in our next newsletter.

The Universal Life Church has no traditional doctrine. We as an organization believe in that which is right. Each individual has the privilege and responsibility to determine what is right for themselves, as long as it does not infringe on the rights of others. We do not stand between you and your God. We are active advocates of the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America.

WE ARE ADVOCATES OF THE GOOD LIFE! We want to be competent, to be proficient, to be cooperative, to love our fellow man, to appreciate, to be humble, to be honest, to be moral, to live positively, to be what we profess.


Universal Life Church, Headquarters
601 Third St. Modesto, CA 95351
Office Ph: 209-527-8111
Fax: 209-527-8116
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00 pm

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