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1591 DAYS AGO | 3.10.2020

“Should I officiate my granddaughter's wedding?” What to ask yourself if you ...

If someone has asked you to officiate their wedding, it's because they recognize your ability to help them tell their story and create a memorable experience.

1598 DAYS AGO | 3.3.2020

Ask AMM: "Who is in charge of getting the marriage license?"

Many first time officiants wonder who is responsible for getting the marriage license, and how to fill it out afterward.

A wedding officiant presides over a wedding ceremony, holding a microphone up to speak, while the bride and groom hold hands and smile happily. Beside them is the best man, who watches with a smile.

1604 DAYS AGO | 2.26.2020

Wedding Officiant Do's & Don't's

AMM's list of Officiant Do's and Don'ts for first time wedding officiants, and what to pack in your Officiant Wedding Emergency Kit before you head to your f...

1616 DAYS AGO | 2.14.2020

AMM Glossary: Helpful Words Every Ordained Minister Needs to Know

American Marriage Ministries' glossary of frequently used terms that every ordained minister needs to know

Wedding officiant speaks to the groom during a sunny outdoor wedding ceremony, standing with the groom and bride in front of a simple white arch, with trees in the background. Next to the couple are a bridesmaid, wearing a floral dress and holding a bouquet, and a groomsman in a suit.

1637 DAYS AGO | 1.24.2020

...So What Does a Wedding Officiant Really Do?

From writing, traveling, handling logistics and important documents, and meeting with the couple, wedding officiants go above and beyond to create the perfec...

1637 DAYS AGO | 1.24.2020

Couples: How to Work Best With Your Wedding Officiant

Choosing your officiant wisely and working with them closely throughout the duration of your planning is the key to a successful wedding ceremony.

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1659 DAYS AGO | 1.2.2020

New Hampshire Lawmakers Propose Special Wedding Officiant License

Legislation proposed in New Hampshire would create a special license for one-day wedding officiants, however the license costs $85 and is only valid for one ...

1688 DAYS AGO | 12.4.2019

The Officiant Timeline

If you've been asked to officiate, you will want to follow this officiant timeline to ensure you're allowing plenty of time to register, work with the couple...

1695 DAYS AGO | 11.27.2019

AMM's Minister Ordination Package is a Must-Have!

American Marriage Ministries' Minister Ordination Package includes everything you need to legally perform marriage as an AMM Minister and wedding officiant

1704 DAYS AGO | 11.18.2019

Attention Couples: Want an Awesome Ceremony? Schedule regular meetings and wo...

Want an awesome wedding ceremony? Schedule regular meetings and open communication with your wedding officiant. It's that simple!

1715 DAYS AGO | 11.7.2019

Meet AMM Minister Raquel - Someone JUST Like You

It's important to stay connected to AMM's community through the wedding ceremony planning process, and how to register as an officiant in New York City

1725 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 cerem...

1732 DAYS AGO | 10.21.2019

What is a Wedding Officiant and How Do You Become One?

Bonnie became a wedding officiant through American Marriage Ministries and it changed her life. Learn how you can too!

1792 DAYS AGO | 8.22.2019

Putting Yourself Out There, Pt. 2: How to Build Your Portfolio and Gain Expos...

How to network, give and get referrals, build relationships, and promote yourself as a wedding officiant

1806 DAYS AGO | 8.8.2019

3 Reasons Why Couples Choose Friends & Family to Officiate Weddings

More couples than ever are asking friends and family to officiate their weddings, here's why!

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