133 "First Time Officiants" Category Articles

YESTERDAY | 12.8.2022

Finally! A Wedding Officiant Training Course That’s Fully Online

Looking for comprehensive wedding officiant training online? AMM’s new Professional Wedding Officiant Certification Course is self-directed, making it easy f...

13 DAYS AGO | 11.26.2022

What to Wear to Officiate a Winter Wedding

Asked to officiate a winter wedding? Learn what clothes to wear as a wedding officiant during a winter wedding ceremony, depending on the couple and the type...

28 DAYS AGO | 11.11.2022

Which AMM Minister Ordination Package or Training Course is Best for You?

The best American Marriage Ministries Minister Ordination Package or Course for your needs: Compare what comes in each one for the price: A review of everyth...

36 DAYS AGO | 11.3.2022

How to Become a Wedding Celebrant & Officiate a Wedding for the First Time

Follow these simple steps to get ordained online, register as a wedding celebrant, and complete our free minister training! American Marriage Ministries make...

45 DAYS AGO | 10.25.2022

Can you use a marriage license in another state?

Learn how to apply for a wedding license when you live in one state but want to get married in another: If you're planning a destination wedding ceremony in ...

51 DAYS AGO | 10.19.2022

10 Alternatives to “You May Now Kiss the Bride!”

Looking for creative wording for the end of your wedding officiant script? Try these 10 non-traditional alternatives to "you may now kiss the bride," to end ...

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52 DAYS AGO | 10.18.2022

Can Anyone Officiate a Wedding?

Learn who can officiate a wedding ceremony in your state, including where to get ordained online for free, what you need to know about minister registration ...

64 DAYS AGO | 10.6.2022

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Unity Ceremonies

Learn about popular unity ceremony ideas for your wedding ceremony, as well as when a unity ceremony usually takes place during the ceremony, what these trad...

65 DAYS AGO | 10.5.2022

The secret to a perfect wedding officiant speech (with examples)

Find the perfect wording for your wedding officiant speech or wedding ceremony script by thinking of a wedding ceremony as a theater play, with you and your ...

67 DAYS AGO | 10.3.2022

Need a simple wedding officiant script? We’ve got dozens to choose from!

Choose the perfect wedding officiant script from dozens of free, simple, sweet, fun, and nontraditional offerings in the AMM Wedding Ceremony Scripts Library...

88 DAYS AGO | 9.12.2022

Where should you get ordained online? Try American Marriage Ministries.

Deciding where to become an ordained minister online can be a tough choice, or an easy one, depending on what you’re looking for. If you’re seeking ordinatio...

93 DAYS AGO | 9.7.2022

Advice for Officiants: All About Wedding Ceremony Rehearsals

If you're a first-time wedding officiant, or a friend or relative asked to officiate, you may not be sure what to expect at a wedding ceremony rehearsal... Y...

102 DAYS AGO | 8.29.2022

You Don’t Need a Degree to Officiate Weddings, Just a Few Key Skills

Want to help others, celebrate love, and find a meaningful job – no degree required? Work as an ordained wedding officiant and marriage minister! It’s easy t...

120 DAYS AGO | 8.11.2022

Wedding Officiants: Learn the ‘Officiant Creep’ & Step Aside for the First Ki...

Excellent advice for first time wedding officiants! Help newlyweds get the best first kiss photo – step out of the photographer's way during the pronouncemen...

127 DAYS AGO | 8.4.2022

A Simple Wedding Script to Use When a Friend Officiates Your Ceremony

This ‘Friend Officiating’ wedding script template makes it easy for a couple and their friend officiant to write a custom ceremony. Just fill in the blanks w...


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