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No marriage license, no marriage… but maybe a misdemeanor?

Published: Friday, Oct. 23rd, 2020

Imagine for a moment, all the hard work and potential stress involved in planning a wedding &m...

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Pope Francis speaks out in support of same-sex civil unions in new documentary

Published: Thursday, Oct. 22nd, 2020

Wednesday, Pope Francis became the first pontiff to offer public support for same-sex civil un...

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Charities We’re Supporting This Month

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 2020

American Marriage Ministries is an IRS Certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our ob...

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Exorcisms, Flus, and Flat Tires: Backup Officiants are Essential, Especially in 2020

Published: Monday, Oct. 19th, 2020

Imagine your officiant canceling at the last minute because of an unexpected exorcism. ...

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Honoring the Memory of Loved Ones in Your Wedding Ceremony

Published: Friday, Oct. 16th, 2020

Honoring the memory of loved ones as part of your wedding ceremony can be subtle, like stitchi...

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When his church discriminated, this Minister turned to American Marriage Ministries

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 13th, 2020

Our Constitution might proclaim the equality of all people, but for many Americans, discrimina...

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When should officiants say No to a ceremony?

Published: Monday, Oct. 12th, 2020

For couples, weddings are all about saying yes, right? Yes to love, yes

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Involve Children in Planning Your Microwedding Ceremony with Seasonal Crafts

Published: Friday, Oct. 9th, 2020

Need some help keeping your kids busy while you plan your pandemic wedding? Been stuck inside ...

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