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AMM’s 2022 Yearbook! American Weddings Year in Review

Published Wednesday, Jun. 29th, 2022

Thank you!

Summer daze ahead, a year in review… We present to you, the second annual AMM yearbook page! 


As the summer wedding season kicks into full gear, it seems like the perfect time to acknowledge the incredible AMM Ministers, staff members, and other wedding professionals that contributed to the American Weddings blog during the past year. 


Last year's ode to vintage yearbooks was such a hit that we decided to do it again this year! 




We present to you the American Weddings ‘Class’ of 2021-2022… 


Scroll down to find the top linked article featuring each one!


These Ministers and wedding professionals contributed their time, wisdom, expertise, and personal stories to help other wedding officiants and engaged couples plan their perfect ceremonies during another very uncertain year. 


With your help, the American Weddings blog published hundreds of ceremony-focused articles this year, as well as dozens of new audio articles (find them here) and accessible vlog updates (find them here). 


Thank you for helping us share useful information about online ordination, how to officiate weddings, new ceremony trends, beautiful wedding traditions and rituals, marriage laws, and more.    
Have an awesome summer! Stay cool!




American Weddings Contributors


June 2021 to June 2022

Photo of American Marriage Ministries staff and contributors to the American Weddings blog June 2020 to June 2021

*All photos have been altered from the original.





Top row: 

Lewis (Writer, Editor, Director)
Nova (Moral Booster, Office Favorite)
Glen (Website Coding Hero, Founder)
Samantha (Operations Manager, Minister Support Specialist)
Bernard (Operations & Fulfillment)
Jessica (Writer, Illustrator, Content Editor)


Second row:


Esperanza (Minister Support Specialist)
Danny (Minister Support Specialist, Operations & Fulfillment)
Daniel (Computer Stuff)
Jimmie (Rockstar Officiant & Pro Course Icon)
Zaza Vera (Translator)
AMM Bot  (AMM staff)


Third row: 


Reverend Scarlett Mullikin 

Polyamorous Commitment Ceremony: Advice for Officiants on What to Say, Where to Stand, and More 

Exec. Orders set to expire in Illinois this weekend: Marriage Licenses and Online Wedding Services affected

Minister Samuel Heath

Watch: Samuel Heath Describes Being Asked to Officiate a Wedding for the First Time

Watch: This Wedding Officiant Offers Relationship Coaching to Help Couples Communicate with Love

Minister Daniela VillaRamos

7 Tips for Wedding Officiants During the COVID Delta Surge

Minister Jan Shannon 

AMM Minister delivers message of love at Idaho Pride event, amidst threats from far-right groups and others

Officiant Todd Harding

Valentine’s Day Group Wedding in Sweetheart City delivers Big Feels, in Bulk!

Minister & NP Raquel Solomon 

AMM Minister Raquel Solomon Proves You Can Do Anything You Set Your Heart To

Fourth row: 



Articles for Couples

Officiant & JP Shelley Armatino

The Rise of the Flower Man - A Fun Offbeat Wedding Trend

Celebrant Donna Forsythe

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

Articulos en Español 

AMM Spanish Language Articles

Priest Leandra Southwinds

A Pagan Priest Creates Community in Conservative Mormon Utah

Minister Max Dovala

Kick Your Wedding Off with a Toast: A Wine Blending Ceremony Sample Script


Fifth row: 


Stephen Colbert

10 Beloved Celebrity Wedding Officiants & the Lucky Couples They Married

Carly Rae Jepsen

10 Beloved Celebrity Wedding Officiants & the Lucky Couples They Married

Officiant Wendy Wortham

How to Officiate a Prison Wedding - Performing an Inmate’s Marriage Ceremony

Reverend Tim Hooker

Watch: Reverend Hooker Explains How Online Ordination Protects Marriage Equality

Master Yoda

May the Force be with You (in Matrimony): Star Wars Wedding Vows

First Time Officiant

Articles for First Time Officiants



Quotes from AMM Ministers and other contributors June 2020 to July2021 written to look like stylized yearbook signatures




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