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1234 DAYS AGO | 1.5.2021

Wedding Prep for Ministers

How to prepare for & perform a wedding ceremony starting with the basics! For first time & new officiants and ministers, from legal requirements in your stat...

1235 DAYS AGO | 1.4.2021

4 Tips for New Ministers

These are 4 rules that every new and first time officiant should follow when preparing for the wedding day to make sure the ceremony is an uplifting experien...

1239 DAYS AGO | 12.31.2020

What to wear as weddings trend toward the bold, bright & colorful in 2021

Bright, bold, colorful weddings are trending for 2021. What should wedding officiants wear to a ceremony filled with color? Stick to the basics or break out ...

1241 DAYS AGO | 12.29.2020

Rock the Mic Like an AMM Minister -- Handling Ceremony Interruptions

Simple ways ministers can handle unexpected mistakes, ceremony interruptions & avoid wedding disasters to keep the focus on the couple. Great for new officia...

1246 DAYS AGO | 12.24.2020

Tradition & Creativity in the Ceremony

Find the best ceremony fit for your couple. Borrow from ancient traditions or create new, unconventional offbeat wedding rituals, or use a mix of old and new...

1248 DAYS AGO | 12.22.2020

Structuring the Ceremony’s Flow

Use this format to transition & flow effortlessly between parts of a wedding ceremony. Learn how to write, structure & perform a marriage ceremony in 15 - 20...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1251 DAYS AGO | 12.19.2020

Who’s Writing the Ceremony? 4 Paths to the Perfect Script.

4 methods wedding officiants & couples use to write a wedding ceremony. Find the method that works best for your wedding & learn how to write a wedding cerem...

1254 DAYS AGO | 12.16.2020

Are You Ready to Perform a Wedding?

4 practical steps & a word of warning to prepare for the wedding day & ceremony. Whether you've been asked to officiate or are planning your own wedding, thi...

1268 DAYS AGO | 12.2.2020

What happens during a commitment ceremony?

Learn how to perform a commitment ceremony, what makes them different from a traditional wedding ceremony, and why some couples choose them.

1276 DAYS AGO | 11.24.2020

Want Great Wedding Photos? Get Centered… For the KISS, That Is!

Learn how wedding officiants & couples help wedding photographers get a perfect first kiss photo. Step one, center yourself!

1561 DAYS AGO | 2.13.2020

The Importance of the Wedding Ceremony: Why saying “I do” Matters More Than Y...

Without the ceremony, your wedding is just an expensive party. Learn how to start you wedding celebration right by creating a powerful ceremony.

Laid out on a light colored desk: A folio with a wedding officiant script and custom AMM ink pen, a copy of Lucky in Love, a copy of AMM's minister manual, and a copy of Asked to Officiate, a ceremony planning guidebooks. These are all arranged on the desk and the photo is taken from above.

1591 DAYS AGO | 1.14.2020

Top AMM Wedding Officiant Resources

American Marriage Ministries' most popular and best selling wedding officiant resources

1669 DAYS AGO | 10.28.2019

Asked to Officiate: Your Guide to Performing Marriage

From writing personalized vows to planning and officiating weddings, Asked to Officiate empowers you to conduct an authentic, meaningful, and memorable cerem...

1682 DAYS AGO | 10.15.2019

Wedding Ceremony Vibes: Flow and Emotion Management

Creating a wedding ceremony is like telling a story, learn how to create flow so that guests stay engaged.

Emoji of a woman with dark hair and a purple shirt holding her hand up to her forehead to express dismay at a mistake... like saying, "UGH" or "DOH!"

1693 DAYS AGO | 10.4.2019

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

Everyone makes mistakes, even wedding officiants! But don't let that throw your wedding ceremony off course. Follow these three tips for first time wedding o...

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