12 "Illinois" Category Articles

Newlyweds after the ceremony outdoors with friends and family, the groom is laughing and carrying the bride in his arms happily. They are dressed in formal wedding attire, a dark suit and white wedding dress.

191 DAYS AGO | 12.15.2023

How Much Does it Cost to Get Ordained Online in Illinois to Officiate a Wedding?

Learn how much it costs to become an ordained minister online in Illinois, whether you’ll be required to pay more for minister registration to officiate a we...

A moody cemetery scene, with old tombstones and tombs, surrounded by a soft fog and pink roses blooming on bushes, in the distance is the peak of a chapel roof, a haunted wedding venue!

305 DAYS AGO | 8.23.2023

Get Married in one of the 10 Most Haunted Wedding Venues in the U.S.

For a spooktacular ceremony! Whether you’re planning a spine-tingling themed Halloween wedding, an eerie autumn handfasting or vow renewal, or just love the ...

310 DAYS AGO | 8.18.2023

Get Married During the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8th, 2024!

Everything you need to know to plan a celestial wedding ceremony during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, including theme and unity ceremony ideas, h...

340 DAYS AGO | 7.19.2023

Illinois Repeals Old Laws to Protect Marriage Equality

Learn about amendments to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act that strengthen protections for marriage equality in the state. Three laws ha...

404 DAYS AGO | 5.16.2023

Meet the Speakers for AMM’s Chicago Wedding Officiant Education & Networking ...

Attention Chicago Wedding Officiants: Meet the speakers for our June, 2023 Education and Networking seminar! This fun and informative event features 5 AMM Mi...

411 DAYS AGO | 5.9.2023

Tickets on Sale NOW for AMM’s Chicago Wedding Officiant Education & Networkin...

Join American Marriage Ministries for a day of wedding officiant education and networking on June 14th, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois! This seminar includes expe...

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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477 DAYS AGO | 3.4.2023

How to Get Married in Illinois - Planning a Wedding in the Prairie State

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Illinois - including how to find a wedding officiant, how to choose the best wedding venue...

641 DAYS AGO | 9.21.2022

300 couples gather for group vow renewal ceremony in Chicago

300 couples celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in a large group vow renewal ceremony in Chicago this weekend at Holy Name Cathedral. Read about this j...

955 DAYS AGO | 11.11.2021

Exec. Orders set to expire in Illinois this weekend: Marriage Licenses and On...

Learn about upcoming changes to Chicago and Illinois marriage license requirements and online weddings, as Executive Orders issued during the coronavirus COV...

1000 DAYS AGO | 9.27.2021

50 Couples Get Married in a Mass Wedding Ceremony in Chicago

50 couples participated in a festive mass wedding ceremony this weekend, called "Marriages on the Mile," to celebrate the Wrigley Building's 100th anniversar...

1098 DAYS AGO | 6.21.2021

Baptist Church Ordains Denomination’s First Openly Transgender Woman

University Baptist Church ordains Rev Laura Bethany Buchleiter, an openly transgender woman, in a first for the denomination.

1145 DAYS AGO | 5.5.2021

Chicago and Cook County announce new guidelines for weddings and private events

Chicago and Cook County announce new capacity guidelines for weddings and private events during COVID, information for engaged couples, officiants, and other...


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