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Stay up to date with the latest wedding ceremony trends, script writing inspiration, tips and advice for first-time officiants, and news that matters to couples and wedding ministers. Over 597 articles and counting!


Tuesday, Nov. 30th, 2021

Wedding Officiants - Can You Tell When a Couple is Doomed?

A viral TikTok has us wondering whether wedding officiants can tell whether or not a couple is headed for divorced based on their behavior during the wedding...
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Monday, Nov. 29th, 2021

5 Strange and Delightful Wedding Traditions From The Past

5 unusual wedding traditions from the past, with modern twists to bring these old fashioned customs back to the marriage ceremony. The silver sixpence, the b...
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Friday, Nov. 26th, 2021

The Wedding Ring Finger - Which Finger, Which Hand, and Why!

Wondering “Which finger does a wedding ring go on,” and why? Learn what hand a wedding ring goes on and the romantic history of the ring finger, from the Egy...
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Wednesday, Nov. 24th, 2021

Lutheran Commission warns Pastors against officiating without a marriage license

Marriage is ‘sacred and secular’ - The Lutheran Commission on Theology and Church Relations asks Pastors to sign marriage laws and respect the legalization o...
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Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, 2021

New LGBTQ+ Conference for Wedding Officiants & Industry Pros!

The inaugural Inclusive Awareness Conference hosted by the National Gay Wedding Association (NGWA) invites LGBTQ+ wedding officiants, industry pros, and othe...
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Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, 2021

NEW! AMM Packaging for Two of Our Most Popular Gift Boxes

AMM's Signature Wedding Officiant Package and Will You Marry Us? Gift Box have new packaging! These boxes are packed with everything you need to officiate a ...
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Monday, Nov. 22nd, 2021

‘Naming Ceremonies’ at Any Stage of Life: How Celebrants Create Space for Authentic Identity

Learn about the Naming Ceremony tradition for adults at any stage of life, and how Celebrants and Officiants create space for authentic identity through this...
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Friday, Nov. 19th, 2021

Is it the End of the Virtual Wedding Era? A Look at What’s Left and What’s Next

Which states still allow online virtual weddings? See what’s changing as executive orders expire during the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, plus the future of onl...
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