226 "Community" Category Articles

10 DAYS AGO | 7.4.2024

AMM’s 2024 Officiant Yearbook! The American Weddings Blog Year in Review

Celebrate the AMM Ministers, staff, celebrities, and other rockstars that made this year's American Weddings blog AMAZING! Our 2023-2024 AMM Yearbook Recap

65 DAYS AGO | 5.10.2024

Pastry Chef Officiates Epic Gay Wedding In a Cave, And It’s Just As Cool As I...

Meet AMM Minister & first-time Officiant Tonette Lawson, aka Chef Toni of Tesserts, and read about the epic queer wedding in a cave she officiated for daught...

Husband and wife embrace sweetly on the couch at home, husband holds a wrapped anniversary gift with a red bow for her.

69 DAYS AGO | 5.6.2024

The Best Anniversary Gift for Any Year, Whether It’s Your 1st or 50th

Looking for sweet wedding anniversary gift ideas? This unique vow renewal gift box is the perfect way to say ‘I’d marry you all over again!’ Pair it with a s...

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88 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.

101 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.

109 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...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

Follow these simple steps to perform marriage for friends and family.

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

111 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.

116 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

121 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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136 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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157 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

158 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.

180 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...

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200 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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205 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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