BECOME A MINISTER TO PERFORM MARRIAGE

648,636 Ordained Ministers

APPLY FOR ORDINATION

Officiate weddings for your friends and family as a minister of American Marriage Ministries. Our free ordination grants you full legal authority to conduct marriage ceremonies all across the US!

HOW IT WORKSTHREE STEPS TO OFFICIATING A WEDDING

1. Get Ordained Online with AMM

American Marriage Ministries is an IRS 501c3 Certified Church that empowers you to perform marriage.

Our online ordination is free, fast, and your first step to becoming a wedding officiant.

GET ORDAINED TODAY!

2. Register with the Government (if Required)

Some places require you to register with the government before performing marriage.

Our State Minister Registration pages cover everything you need to know to successfully register as a wedding minister.

STATE MINISTER REGISTRATION

3. Prepare for the Wedding Ceremony

Our wedding training pages cover all the ceremonial aspects of the wedding.

Learn everything you need to know to officiate weddings like a pro.

GO TO WEDDING TRAINING

ORDER YOUR OFFICIAL MINISTRY CREDENTIALS

Our minister packages are the best way to get official hardcopies of your ordination certificate and other credentials, along with wedding training materials and any required forms. All of our packages include your Official Ordination Certificate, Letter of Good Standing, and Minister's Manual. Our premium packages also include our AMM Wedding Stole, our definitive book on performing marriage, "Asked to Officiate,” and much more.

We’re a non-profit, so the proceeds from your order support our Charitable Activities and help us fight for ministers rights in Tennessee and Virginia.


MINISTER ORDINATION PACKAGE

Our most popular package. Your Minister Ordination Package contains your Ordination Certificate, Letter of Good Standing, Minister's Manual, and more!

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$45

SIGNATURE WEDDING OFFICIANT PACKAGE

Our premium officiant package. Your package contains everything in the minister ordination package as well as our officiant training book, "Asked to Officiate", and your AMM Wedding Stole.

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$95

WILL YOU MARRY US PACKAGE

For the Couple - Order the "Will You Marry Us" package as a gift for your intended wedding officiant. This package has everything your officiant will need to officiate your wedding as an AMM Minister.

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$95
BECOME AN AMM MINISTER
  • Free Online Ordination
  • To Officiate Weddings.
  • Get Ordained Today!

USE OUR WEDDING HELPER

Planning a wedding ceremony is complicated. Get organized. Registering your wedding only takes a few seconds and lets you:

  • ● Create and share customized wedding scripts.
  • ● Get ready to officiate with quizzes and training tools.
  • ● Keep a record of weddings you have officiated and share your experiences and pictures with other ministers.

SHARE YOUR WEDDING ON AMM'S WEDDING WALL

AMM's Wedding Wall is the best place on the internet to share your wedding ceremonies. Get inspired! Browse pictures, read ceremonies, and find out how our ministers created memorable moments.


GET INVOLVED

Our ministers’ roles in their communities extend beyond officiating weddings. We are also community leaders, educators, and advocates for social justice. There are plenty of ways to support our efforts, from fighting for our ministers’ rights in Tennessee and Virginia, to supporting other organizations that are committed to leaving this world a better place than we found it.

American Marriage Ministries is one of thousands of Non-Profit Charities working in our communities. While we strive for religious and personal freedom, other organizations are working just as hard in other areas of society. We’re all in this together.

Check out our Charitable Activities Page to learn more about AMM's contributions to other 501c3 Organizations, and learn what you can do to make the world a better place.

YOU HAVE QUESTIONS WE HAVE ANSWERS

  • Is this Legal?

    Yes! As a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-denominational church, our ability to ordain ministers is completely legal and once ordained, you have the legal right to officiate marriage ceremonies. This right is protected by the 1st amendment's religious freedom clause.

  • Do I have to be “Religious”? What if I am an Atheist, etc.?

    Becoming a minister with the AMM does not require you to hold any particular spiritual belief. We only ask that you agree to our organization’s three tenets, which are listed on our ordination application.

  • Is this really free? What's the catch?

    There’s no catch! This is a completely free service that we are happy to provide to our ministers. That said, please note that in some states there may be additional registration requirements beyond simply becoming a minister. In those states, you may need to order registration materials from our store.

WE ARE AMM

"We believe that everyone has the right to marry and that it is the right of the couple to choose who solemnizes their marriage. Our mission is to guarantee you this right."

American Marriage Ministries is a 501c3 non-profit constitutional church that advocates on behalf of ministers and couples' rights. We were incorporated on July 4th of 2009 with the mission of securing the rights of all people to celebrate marriages that reflect their values and beliefs. Since then, we have ordained over 648,636 ministers across the US who have advanced the AMM’s mission by empowering couples to celebrate their wedding their way!

BECOME AN AMM MINISTER