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449 DAYS AGO | 4.20.2023

What to Say & Do During a Hands Blessing Wedding Ceremony

A simple, nonreligious hand blessing ceremony script. This blessing is easy to combine with another unity ritual, such as a handfasting or palm reading, to c...

450 DAYS AGO | 4.19.2023

10 Wedding Reminders For Real Couples From an Officiant’s Perspective

REAL wedding advice for couples from professional wedding officiant Jody Serey! This candid advice is for anyone planning a wedding, to keep your marriage ce...

A groomsman drops the wedding cake in a dramatic way, the cake flies off as he trips. The bridesmaids, groomsmen, bride, and groom all watch in shock and dismay

457 DAYS AGO | 4.12.2023

Avoid These 5 Common Wedding Ceremony Regrets (Advice For Couples & Officiants)

Plan the perfect wedding ceremony by avoiding these 5 common wedding regrets, with advice for couples & wedding officiants on what to ask your officiant, the...

459 DAYS AGO | 4.10.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: “In Sickness… And In Health”

The Anonymous Officiant #4 : This couple put their vows to love each other 'in sickness and in health' to the test before the wedding ceremony was even over!...

466 DAYS AGO | 4.3.2023

Asked to Officiate a Secret Wedding? Keep These 3 Things in Mind…

Three tips for wedding officiants asked to officiate a secret wedding or elopement ceremony, including confirming your couple's identity and the details on t...

472 DAYS AGO | 3.28.2023

Are Marriage Licenses Public Records? (And Where Can You Marry in Secret?)

Learn how marriage licenses become public records in the city or county where you marry, why some couples want a private wedding, and how to keep your marria...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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473 DAYS AGO | 3.27.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: Substitute Mom for the Wedding Day

The Anonymous Officiant #3 : This groom started to cry moment's before the wedding ceremony because he missed his mother, but a sweet gesture by a quick thin...

478 DAYS AGO | 3.22.2023

Wedding regrets: Should a wedding officiant return the marriage license if th...

The ultimate wedding regret! Learn what to do if a couple changes their minds about being married after the wedding ceremony, and what your legal responsibil...

484 DAYS AGO | 3.16.2023

What to Say (and Do) During a Love Lock Unity Ceremony

Learn the meaning of a love lock wedding ceremony, and what to say and do during this popular unity ritual! With a sample officiant script and variations for...

485 DAYS AGO | 3.15.2023

The Big Picture in Tennessee’s Fight for Marriage Equality Must Include Onlin...

Learn how HB878 and 2019’s paused anti-online ordination law work together in an ongoing attack against marriage equality in Tennessee. These bills would all...

487 DAYS AGO | 3.13.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: Groom Gone Fishin’

The Anonymous Officiant #2 : This beautiful Florida beach wedding almost didn't happen, when the wedding officiant arrived to find the groom missing... and g...

489 DAYS AGO | 3.11.2023

New Yorkers Can Apply for One-Day Officiant License at City Clerk Office

Town and City Clerks in New York will soon be able to issue a one-day marriage officiant permit to anyone wanting to perform a single wedding ceremony in the...

493 DAYS AGO | 3.7.2023

Matelotage : Gay Marriage Among Pirates or Just a Business Partnership?

Learn about matelotage, which many believe to be an early form of gay marriage honored among pirates of the 1700s and 1800s. These legal civil unions bound t...

A groom and bride walk away from the camera, side by side with their arms around each other in a colorful room, with friends and family standing to either side.

500 DAYS AGO | 2.28.2023

How Old Do You Have To Be To Officiate A Wedding?

How old do you have to be to officiate a wedding ceremony for friends and family members, or to work as a professional marriage officiant? Learn the minimum ...

501 DAYS AGO | 2.27.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: And Then The Fire Broke Out…

The Anonymous Officiant #1 : This candle-lit wedding ceremony took an unexpected turn when a bridesmaid’s dress burst into flames. Read the full story and ho...

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