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The Importance of the Wedding Ceremony: Why saying “I do” Matters More Than You’d Think!

Published: Thursday, Feb. 13th, 2020

Looking at the title of this article, you might be thinking, “of course the ceremony is important.” You can’t really have a wedding without a wedding ceremony. But you might be surprised, because while some couples understand that the wedding ceremony is a key part of the wedding day, others look at it as a formality that they need to rush through so they can get t...


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Published: Tuesday, Jan. 14th, 2020



Asked to Officiate: Your Guide to Performing Marriage

Published: Monday, Oct. 28th, 2019

Have you been asked to officiate, and even though you’re excited, you’re not sure where to start?

Or – are you embarking on a new passion or career path in performing weddings, and looking for an all-in-one inclusive guide?...

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Wedding Ceremony Vibes: Flow and Emotion Management

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 15th, 2019

The key to a great wedding ceremony is to make it flow. And when we talk about “flow,” we’re referring to the words and the emotion of the ceremony, and that magical combination of saying the right thing at the right time. ...


Did I Just Say That? -- 3 Ways to Handle Wedding Ceremony Mistakes

Published: Friday, Oct. 4th, 2019

It happens to the best of us… we make a goof while delivering a wedding ceremony. It may be missing a word (or words), it may be pronouncing something incorrectly, or perhaps it’s a matter of losing our place in the ceremony. We’ve all been there. You’re not alone, so if it happens, don’t worry!...

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Start & End Well - Opening & Closing Words in a Wedding Ceremony

Published: Monday, Sep. 23rd, 2019

In our line of business, you’ve got about one sentence to grab your readers and keep them interested in what you are talking about. So, for the sake of keeping your eyeballs glued to this blog post, let’s just say that the rest of this article will be about turning you into a charismatic, compelling, and popular wedding officiant because guess what... It is!&nbsp...


You Only Get One Shot at a Wedding Ceremony… Be Prepared!

Published: Monday, Jul. 29th, 2019

You’re probably thinking, “Jeez AMM, isn’t officiating weddings stressful enough? Why are you dialing up the pressure even more?”...

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Getting Started: How to Write a Basic Wedding Ceremony

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019

When creating a wedding ceremony, one of the big questions that first-time officiants ask is, "What pieces or parts are absolutely necessary in a wedding ceremony, and what else can be added to make the ceremony special?" ...


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