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Celebrating 5 Years of AMM’s 'American Weddings' Blog!

Published Thursday, Nov. 16th, 2023

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Happy Anniversary to AMM's American Weddings blog! 



Today marks the fifth anniversary of AMM’s online publication, American Weddings, and what an incredible five years it’s been.


American Weddings was launched November 16th, 2018, with the article Thanks for reading “American Weddings” AMM’s publication that’s all about Wedding Ceremonies, written by AMM’s Executive Director Lewis King.  


Since then, we’ve published hundreds of articles designed to create community through weddings – to educate our ministers with fun ceremony ‘how to’s, to empower and elevate wedding officiants across the country, to explore wedding ceremony trends and relevant changes in marriage laws, to advocate for marriage equality, and to inspire couples as they celebrate their marriages in unique and personal ways. 



A wedding officiant performs a beautiful outdoor ceremony for two grooms, they are all wearing suits and smiling, its a sunny day

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From the very beginning, we promised to keep the focus of our publication centered on the wedding ceremony, and the incredible wedding ministers that bring those ceremonies to life. We like to think we’ve kept that promise… and more. 


We hope to continue making American Weddings your first stop for wedding ceremony inspiration, officiant education, reliable wedding news, wedding ceremony scripts, and fresh ideas. 


We love the community we’ve built with your help, and we’re incredibly grateful for your readership. 


Thank you – and here’s to many more incredible years of American Weddings.




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Jessica Levey
Jessica Levey

Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator

Jessica loves exploring the history and magic of ritual, the connections between people and places, and sharing true stories about love and commitment. She's an advocate for marriage equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and individuality, and is an ordained Minister with AMM. When she’s not writing or illustrating for AMM, she enjoys city hikes, fantasy novels, comics, and traveling.

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