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1153 DAYS AGO | 5.17.2021

Wedding Officiants: Tips for Calling the County Clerk's Office (Especially if...

Your local county clerk or marriage bureau official is a valuable resource, especially if you’re a newly ordained minister or first time wedding officiant. W...

1159 DAYS AGO | 5.11.2021

Can Couples Ask Their Wedding Officiants And Other Vendors If They’ve Been Va...

Couples will be asking wedding officiants and other wedding professionals if they’ve been vaccinated against COVID this summer. Learn what to expect and how ...

1163 DAYS AGO | 5.7.2021

Even Wedding Officiants Get Ghosted Sometimes… What To Do When Couples Go MIA

Sometimes couples ask a wedding officiant to perform their ceremony but then suddenly disappear, not returning texts or emails. What to do if you get ghosted...

1173 DAYS AGO | 4.27.2021

Celebrations of Life: Wild Child Reverend Scarlett’s memorial services honor ...

AMM Reverend Scarlett Mullikin is an LGBTQ wedding officiant who creates meaningful, authentic memorial services and ceremonies for fellow free-spirits, hono...

1174 DAYS AGO | 4.26.2021

Vaccines and Weddings -- What officiants and couples can expect this summer

From guest lists to contracts and travel, what wedding officiants and couples can expect as more Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19 and wedding ceremo...

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1181 DAYS AGO | 4.19.2021

After a year of living life online, do distinctions like ‘online church’ even...

How designations like ‘online church’ and ‘online ordination’ have changed after a year of connecting with loved ones and communities online, Zoom, and Skype...

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1184 DAYS AGO | 4.16.2021

Hawaii considers a new civil license to solemnize marriages

Hawaii is considering a civil license to solemnize marriage, available to all adults over the age of 18 who wish to perform weddings, but aren't affiliated w...

Illustration of minister credentials, including an ordination certificate from American Marriage Ministries, a clergy badge, and other documents.

1186 DAYS AGO | 4.14.2021

Fact Check: Do you need multiple online ordinations to protect your standing ...

You want to make sure your minister credentials are up to the legal task when it’s time to marry someone, and sign and file the marriage license. But do you ...

Illustration, stylized, shows a wedding officiant with a cape and a pink bag, symbolizing a superhero officiant and her emergency kit.

1187 DAYS AGO | 4.13.2021

The best Officiant Wedding Emergency Kit we’ve ever seen

Wedding officiants take note: This is the best wedding emergency kit we’ve seen. Solve every mishap, mistake, accident and surprise, and prevent day-of disas...

A Pagan wedding altar, in pinks and purples and cream colors. There are lit candles, runes painted on smooth stones, flowers, herbs, crystals, a mirror with an ornate gold frame, and other objects for magic and marriage ceremony.

1188 DAYS AGO | 4.12.2021

When Pagans Wed: Modern Paganism & the Wedding Ritual

Sacred circles, handfasting unity candles, and feasting -- learn what to expect at a modern Pagan or Neopagan wedding ceremony, including marriage rites of W...

Stylized editorial illustration by Jessica Levey shows a figure in green against a pink, blue, and yellow background. There is a heart in red in the figure's chest, symbolizing emotion and thought.

1191 DAYS AGO | 4.9.2021

Want to get inside the heads (and hearts) of modern couples? 5 book recommend...

From neuroscience to marketing tips, book recommendations for wedding officiants that shake up perspectives, improve communication, introduce new services, a...

1204 DAYS AGO | 3.27.2021

Meditation for Ministers: AMM’s Favorite Pink Noise Playlists on Spotify

Ministers and wedding officiants are BUSY this season! Luckily, meditation helps us stay productive, positive, and avoid burnout! Pink noise is great for low...

1205 DAYS AGO | 3.26.2021

How to Officiate a Wedding For the First Time

Learn how to perform a wedding for the first time, from getting ordained online to signing the marriage license! A step-by-step guide for new officiants, min...

1213 DAYS AGO | 3.18.2021

“With This… Goat? I Thee Wed” : A wedding with baby pygmy goats!

AMM Minister Patricia Burgess helps a couple exchange pygmy goats instead of wedding rings to make their ceremony the perfect custom fit!

1215 DAYS AGO | 3.16.2021

The Pros and Cons of Popular Payment Methods for Wedding Officiants

Venmo or PayPal? Cash, check, or credit? We compare the most popular payment methods used by new and experienced wedding officiants to help you decide what m...

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