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11 "Ceremony Writing" Category Articles

1021 DAYS AGO | 7.1.2021

Personalized Wedding Invocation & Opening Words - Examples for First Time Off...

Writing a custom wedding ceremony script? Learn about the wedding welcome, also called the invocation, introduction, or opening words, along with examples fo...

1065 DAYS AGO | 5.18.2021

Would you let an Artificial Intelligence write your wedding ceremony?

Now that Artificial Intelligence can write natural sounding language, will AI generated wedding ceremony scripts be next? What will vows look like when they’...

1191 DAYS AGO | 1.12.2021

Write a Wedding Ceremony Using a Classic Story Arc

Wedding ceremonies should tell a story! Use classic story structure to write a ceremony script with the power of timeless fairy tales & Hollywood happy endin...

1197 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...

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.

1555 DAYS AGO | 1.14.2020

Top AMM Wedding Officiant Resources

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

1668 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!

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1870 DAYS AGO | 3.5.2019

Are the Words, “Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace...” Really Necessary?

Is it necessary to include the words, "speak now or forever hold your peace?" in modern wedding ceremonies? AMM unpacks the history and answers your questions.

A wedding minister officiates an outdoor wedding for a bride and groom. They newlyweds are holding hands, while the officiant reads from a book he's holding. They are all wearing beautiful formal wear.

1951 DAYS AGO | 12.14.2018

Words are Powerful – Creating a Wedding Ceremony that Suits the Couple

Is your wedding ceremony modern, or traditional? Making and understanding that distinction will allow you to choose the right words for your wedding ceremony.

Close up photo of two women high-fiving and laughing, while seating together at a table. In the background, another woman watches happily, holding a pen. There is an open notebook in front of her, implying that she's been working on the wedding ceremony outline with these two brides.

1953 DAYS AGO | 12.12.2018

Writing Tips: It’s Personal… Putting the “You” into a Wedding Ceremony

The best way to make your wedding ceremony personalized is to ask the couple the right questions about their relationship, and to avoid making it feel like a...

A groom dips the bride during a dance outdoors at their wedding reception. He's wearing a blue button up shirt, and she's dressed in a sleeveless white dress with a colorful wreath in her hair. Behind them, friends chat while sipping on drinks in the yard, which is decorated with streamers and balloons.

1968 DAYS AGO | 11.27.2018

Get the (Wedding) Party Started Right With a Great Ceremony!

Setting the right tone during your wedding ceremony will get the rest of the celebrations started off on the right foot.

A bride laughs, leaning over slightly, next to a groom during the wedding ceremony. She's wearing a white sleeveless wedding dress and a floral wedding crown, the groom is in a light blue suit. Behind them, a wedding officiant in a blue suit and bowtie stands ready to officiate the ceremony. There are two candles lit, ready to perform a unity candle ceremony, and in the foreground are wedding guests.

1976 DAYS AGO | 11.19.2018

Having the Talk: How to Tell a Compelling Story During Your Wedding Ceremony

American Marriage Ministries (AMM) has expanded its online tools to make this task a meaningful yet easy part of wedding preparation.

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