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1265 DAYS AGO | 12.6.2020

Racing to the Altar… Just in Time for Taxes

Are you getting married to save money on taxes? Keep these things in mind when choosing your tax filing status as newlyweds to decide if married filing separ...

1267 DAYS AGO | 12.4.2020

Plan a Wedding Ceremony in a National or State Park During COVID-19, in 5 Steps

Have your winter or spring wedding in a national park! 5 steps to plan a safe outdoor wedding ceremony during COVID-19 in a state park or national park.

1303 DAYS AGO | 10.29.2020

“I’m so nervous I could puke" - A wedding ceremony mishap and a quick-thinkin...

An officiant’s quick thinking and sense of humor saves the day when a groom’s anxiety makes him vomit during the wedding ceremony!

1309 DAYS AGO | 10.23.2020

No marriage license, no marriage… but maybe a misdemeanor?

There are legal marriage license handling requirements. Learn how and when to sign a marriage license, file a marriage license, and make sure your wedding ce...

Illustration: A wedding officiant talks to a couple while deciding whether or not to officiate their wedding ceremony. The couple is wearing a dark suit and a yellow shirt. The officiant has dark hair and a green shirt.

1320 DAYS AGO | 10.12.2020

When should officiants say No to a ceremony?

Not every officiant is a good fit for every ceremony. Learn to identify red flags and bad matches, and choose couples and ceremonies that are best for you an...

1488 DAYS AGO | 4.27.2020

Minister Q&A on Officiating a Safe, One-of-a-Kind Wedding Ceremony During the...

Minister shares how he got ordained online with American Marriage Ministries, registered with the state of Ohio, and prepared for officiating a socially dist...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1936 DAYS AGO | 2.4.2019

AMM and IAPWO Announce Partnership to Promote Best Practices for Officiants

American Marriage Ministries (AMM) and the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants (IAPWO) have agreed to work together to educate first...

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