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64 "first time officiants" Tagged Articles


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Friday, Jul. 16th, 2021

Can you get married without a marriage license? What if you lost it? Or forgot it?

Learn what to do if you lose your marriage license, forget to bring it to the wedding ceremony or mail it in afterward, or didn't apply for one - along with insights on waiting periods, expiration and return dates, common law marriages, and remarriage.
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Tuesday, Jul. 13th, 2021

Why every small business owner should get ordained NOW

As demand increases for available wedding venues and marriage officiants, and couples get more creative about where and by whom they want to be married, we encourage all small business owners to get ordained and learn the basics of a wedding ceremony.
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Monday, Jul. 5th, 2021

Test Your Wedding Officiant Knowledge with AMM’s Online Quiz

Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of the wedding ceremony and the role of an ordained minister on the wedding day. Then brush up on your officiant skills with AMM’s officiant training pages.
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Thursday, Jul. 1st, 2021

Personalized Wedding Invocation & Opening Words - Examples for First Time Officiants

Writing a custom wedding ceremony script? Learn about the wedding welcome, also called the invocation, introduction, or opening words, along with examples for first time marriage officiants and ministers.
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Tuesday, Jun. 29th, 2021

Tips on Gender & Pronouns for Inclusive Wedding Officiants

Tips for wedding officiants on creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ couples, with suggestions on pronoun use, gender neutral language, and what to include on questionnaires and outreach materials.
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How long is a wedding ceremony what to include how to officiate

Monday, Jun. 28th, 2021

How long is a wedding ceremony? What to Include and What to Skip

Asked to perform or plan a wedding? Learn how long a wedding ceremony lasts, and which parts of the ceremony to include or cut to keep it from running too long or too short, and hit the ceremony ‘sweet spot.’
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Thursday, Jun. 24th, 2021

Classic Wedding Vows (That Will Make Everyone at Your Ceremony Happy Cry)

Sometimes classic vows just feel right! Use these traditional wedding vow examples while planning your ceremony, or modify them to fit any religious, spiritual, or non religious celebration.
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Sequel

Wednesday, Jun. 23rd, 2021

Sequel Wedding Ceremony Script: What to Say During a Couple’s Second Ceremony

Sequel weddings are trending! Use this sample script to officiate a couple’s second ceremony as COVID-19 restrictions lift and venues return to full capacity. Includes a link to our full Wedding Ceremony Script Library.
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