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17 "ceremony components" Tagged Articles


Tuesday, Mar. 30th, 2021

An Officiant’s Guide to Covenant Marriages

Covenant marriages are legally distinct from other types of marriage. Here’s what wedding officiants and couples should know about these uncommon religious w...
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Friday, Mar. 19th, 2021

12 Love Poems for Your Wedding Ceremony

Need help putting your love into words? Include these timeless love poems in your vows or as a special reading in your wedding ceremony, so your sweetheart k...
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Monday, Jan. 18th, 2021

Last Minute Wedding: Officiating a Ceremony on Short Notice, or Same Day!

Not all weddings come with months of planning. Say yes to officiating elopements, short notice ceremonies, and being a backup officiant when couples need hel...
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Wednesday, Jan. 6th, 2021

Officiant Quick Tip: Ceremony Writing with AMM Minister Liz Rae (of Liz Rae Weddings)

A short interview with AMM Minister and professional wedding officiant Liz Rae, on writing a creative wedding ceremony, meeting with couples & revising a fir...
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Tuesday, Jan. 5th, 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...
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Thursday, Dec. 24th, 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...
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Tuesday, Dec. 22nd, 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...
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Friday, Dec. 11th, 2020

Plan & Officiate a Winter Solstice Ceremony with Candle Lighting

Light up the night with a Winter Solstice Wedding! How to plan & officiate a candle lighting solstice ceremony, whether pagan, secular, earth magic, or nonde...
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