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Thursday, Jul. 29th, 2021

Marriage & music hit the stage for Honeymoon Rock Fest this fall

A rock music festival in Oklahoma City invites couples to marry onstage between bands this fall as a wedding boom sweeps the country. Honeymoon Rock Fest is planned for September and will run 2 days, offering 20 bands and artist officiants.
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Wednesday, Jul. 28th, 2021

Singing Your Wedding Vows - How to Add Music to the Heart of Your Ceremony

Thinking of singing your wedding vows? Use these examples of musical vows to inspire your own musical marriage ceremony and vow exchange.
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Tuesday, Jul. 27th, 2021

How to Get Married in Ohio - Planning a wedding in the Buckeye State

A step-by-step guide to getting married in Ohio - from finding an officiant and choosing a wedding venue, to how to apply for, complete, and return your marriage license.
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Tuesday, Jul. 27th, 2021

A Katz’s Deli micro wedding?! Do officiants get free bagels?

Take a look at what's on the menu for this Katz's Deli micro wedding, as the NYC icon becomes the latest unlikely venue to emerge in this year's wedding boom. Plus why we think all small business owners should become ordained ministers with AMM... now!
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Tuesday, Jul. 27th, 2021

Same-sex pastors marry, in a first for France’s Protestant Church

The United Protestant Church of France just performed its first wedding for two same-sex LGBTQ+ clergy members. The union of Pastors Emeline Daude and Agnes Kauffmann comes 6 years after Church leaders first approved marriage for gay clergy.
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Monday, Jul. 26th, 2021

Prince Charles & Princess Diana’s Full Wedding Transcript, 40 Years Later

It’s been 40 years since the world watched in awe as Prince Charles married Princess Diana in 1981. In honor of the anniversary of the historic day, here’s the full transcript of their royal wedding ceremony, complete with vows and the Archbishop’s blessing.
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Monday, Jul. 26th, 2021

New York officially bans the marriage of minors

New laws in New York raise the minimum age of consent to marry to 18, removing all exceptions for minors. NY is the latest state to ban child marriage, following Rhode Island's decision last month.
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Monday, Jul. 26th, 2021

Issa Rae and Louis Diame tie the knot in France! Are destination weddings back?

Issa Rae and Louis Diame marry in an intimate micro ceremony in the South of France… Giving us big destination wedding dreams!
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