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16 "Ceremony Components" Category Articles

607 DAYS AGO | 3.30.2021

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...

618 DAYS AGO | 3.19.2021

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...

678 DAYS AGO | 1.18.2021

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...

690 DAYS AGO | 1.6.2021

Officiant Quick Tip: Ceremony Writing with AMM Minister Liz Rae (of Liz Rae W...

A short interview with AMM Minister and professional wedding officiant Liz Rae, on writing a creative wedding ceremony, meeting with couples & revising a fir...

691 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...

703 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...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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705 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...

725 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.

726 DAYS AGO | 12.1.2020

Love on Wheels: How to Plan a Drive-In Wedding

Drive-in weddings bring cinematic energy to your wedding ceremony! Plan a drive-in ceremony, from finding a location, to the red carpet treatment, to accommo...

814 DAYS AGO | 9.4.2020

So you’ve been asked to officiate a Halloween or Samhain wedding...

Learn how to officiate a Halloween or Samhain wedding and write a custom fall holiday ceremony script.

849 DAYS AGO | 7.31.2020

Are there legal wording requirements in a wedding ceremony?

While no specific words are legally required in a wedding ceremony, couples still must make their Declaration of Intent and the officiant must make the Prono...

928 DAYS AGO | 5.13.2020

12 Popular Wedding Ceremony Components – (almost) everything you might want t...

Before you start writing your wedding ceremony script, take a moment to read about the different components, and how the combine to create a wedding ceremony...

1126 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 ceremony

1139 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.

1161 DAYS AGO | 9.23.2019

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

The first and last words are the most important part of a wedding ceremony, learn why!

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