223 "Community" Category Articles

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7 DAYS AGO | 4.17.2024

Don’t Miss These Upcoming Online Officiant Courses from AMM!

Join AMM and expert wedding officiants from around the country for an exciting continuing-education course! These free online training classes are open to al...

Bride and groom laying in the grass in their beautiful wedding outfits, suit and dress, smiling at each other and holding hands. Photo taken from above, looking down.

20 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2024

Spring 2024 Most Popular Wedding Ceremony Scripts of the Season

The most popular wedding ceremony scripts of the 2024 Spring wedding season! Short, simple, funny, and slightly-spiritual, these are the trends to watch. Wit...

Young wedding officiant leads the ceremony for two brides during an alternative outdoor wedding ceremony.

28 DAYS AGO | 3.27.2024

What Wedding Planners Wish Wedding Officiants Knew…

5 ways for new and first-time wedding officiants to work best with the wedding planner, including tips on communication, collaboration and who runs the rehea...

A brown leather briefcase sits outside in flowers, a wedding officiant's emergency kit

30 DAYS AGO | 3.25.2024

You’ll NEVER Guess What’s in These Officiants’ Emergency Kits

A few surprising items you’ll find in a wedding officiant emergency kit, for officiants who perform ceremonies in unique and unusual locations.

A panel of wedding industry experts answer questions during the Officiant Accelerator DC event. They are sitting in wooden chairs on a stage at the front of an ornate historic church building.

35 DAYS AGO | 3.20.2024

Pro Wedding Officiants Give Advice on What to Charge & When to Raise Your Rates

Advice from experts on what to charge as a new or first-time wedding officiant, plus tips on when to raise your raises, how to choose your fees, when to char...

Officiant Norman Graham poses in a stylish purple suit next to a beautiful gazebo decorated with flowers on a spring day. He is smiling toward the camera

40 DAYS AGO | 3.15.2024

10 Tips to Grow a Wedding Officiant Business from Norman Graham of Wed By Norm

Ten tips to start and grow a thriving wedding officiant business from Officiant Norman Graham of Wed By Norm. Learn more about marketing, branding, and adver...

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55 DAYS AGO | 2.29.2024

Officiant Accelerator is in Houston on May 15th! Meet our Expert Speakers...

Calling all Texas wedding officiants! American Marriage Ministries is headed to Houston for a day of officiant-focused education, conversation, and networkin...

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76 DAYS AGO | 2.8.2024

Introducing AMM’s Book of Wedding Vows and Ceremonies!

For wedding officiants and couples, AMM presents an exciting collection of wedding vow and ceremony script examples! This detailed book includes examples for...

Promotional graphic for the Washington, DC wedding officiant training and networking seminar, Officiant Accelerator, shows the city from an aerial view with the text across it

77 DAYS AGO | 2.7.2024

Officiant Accelerator is in DC on March 13th! Meet the Speakers for This Exci...

Attention Wedding Officiants in the DMV: Meet the speakers for our March 13th, 2024 officiant training and networking seminar! This fun one-day event feature...

Newlyweds bride and groom kiss outdoors during their wedding ceremony. The sun is behind them and shines through as they kiss.

99 DAYS AGO | 1.16.2024

Arkansas Officiant Plans Cosmic Group Wedding for April’s Solar Eclipse

Get married during April’s solar eclipse in a unique group wedding event in Pottsville, Arkansas! Officiated by AMM-ordained Notary Officiant Kimberely Boren...

Collage image shows ministers, officiants, and wedding celebrants featured in American Weddings in 2023

119 DAYS AGO | 12.27.2023

Incredible Officiants of 2023: AMM's American Weddings

Get inspired! Meet 13 of the AMM Ministers, Officiants, and Celebrants featured on American Weddings this year: These ten wedding officiants bring a unique s...

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124 DAYS AGO | 12.22.2023

AMM’s Most Popular Articles of 2023: Current Wedding Trends and Classic Content

The most popular topics on AMM's American Weddings this year: The wedding trends that shaped 2023, with inspiration for 2024 and years to come! Including lov...

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124 DAYS AGO | 12.22.2023

AMM’s Most Popular Wedding Ceremony Scripts of 2023

The most popular wedding ceremony scripts for officiants and couples this year, including a few surprising new trends and unity rituals: Lighthearted and fun...

Collaged image shows the promotional poster for Officiant Accelerator Nashville, and headshots of the guest speakers, Bethel Nathan, Jimmie Berguin, Cherise Klosner

134 DAYS AGO | 12.12.2023

AMM’s Officiant Accelerator is headed to Nashville, Tennessee!

American Marriage Ministries is headed to Nashville, TN, for a day of wedding officiant focused education, conversation, and networking! This Officiant Accel...

147 DAYS AGO | 11.29.2023

Countdown to Epic '123123' Wedding Date: Numerologist Rebecca Scolnick Shares...

Prepare for an unforgettable ‘123123’ New Year’s Eve wedding or elopement with advice from expert numerologist Rebecca Scolnick, author of The Witch's Book ...


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