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32 "Tennessee" Category Articles

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32 DAYS AGO | 6.18.2024

American Marriage Ministries Files Lawsuit Against Tennessee Officials to Pro...

American Marriage Ministries (AMM), a Seattle-based church, has sued officials in Tennessee, challenging the constitutionality of certain provisions of Tenne...

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113 DAYS AGO | 3.29.2024

If You Want to Marry Your Cousin in Tennessee, You’d Better Do It Fast

Learn about marriage legislation in Tennessee that would ban marriages between first-cousins – plus a bill that would create a separate marriage license for...

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194 DAYS AGO | 1.8.2024

Proposed Changes to Marriage Laws in 2024: Marriage Legislation to Watch in Y...

Learn about potential changes to marriage laws in your state in 2024, including proposed legislation in New York, New Jersey, Nebraska, Missouri, Virginia, U...

Collaged image shows the promotional poster for Officiant Accelerator Nashville, and headshots of the guest speakers, Bethel Nathan, Jimmie Berguin, Cherise Klosner

221 DAYS AGO | 12.12.2023

AMM’s Officiant Accelerator is headed to Nashville, Tennessee!

American Marriage Ministries is headed to Nashville, TN, for a day of wedding officiant focused education, conversation, and networking! This Officiant Accel...

241 DAYS AGO | 11.22.2023

Elope! With Inspiration from Dolly Parton & Carl’s 1966 Spring Elopement Cere...

Elope with wedding inspiration from Dolly Parton and Carl Dean’s 1966 Spring Elopement Ceremony in Ringgold, Georgia. These 5 ideas will help you plan a memo...

380 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2023

How to Get Married in Tennessee: Plan a Wedding in The Volunteer State

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

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473 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2023

Drag Queens Belong at Weddings! Protect LGBTQ+ Ministers & Wedding Performers

Proposed drag bans like the one in Tennessee impact LGBTQ+ weddings, ministers and wedding officiants, and the entire queer community. Drag performers belong...

493 DAYS AGO | 3.15.2023

The Big Picture in Tennessee’s Fight for Marriage Equality Must Include Onlin...

Learn how HB878 and 2019’s paused anti-online ordination law work together in an ongoing attack against marriage equality in Tennessee. These bills would all...

499 DAYS AGO | 3.9.2023

The beginning of the end of marriage equality in Tennessee? A closer look at ...

Learn what HB878 might mean for the future of marriage equality in Tennessee. The bill, which recently passed the House, would allow a person to refuse to so...

660 DAYS AGO | 9.29.2022

Don’t let her fool you, Wedding Officiant Margaret Hall is anything but ordinary

Meet 'Ordinary' Margaret Hall, an AMM-ordained minister and wedding officiant, and proud owner of The Matchbox Drive Thru -- an inclusive Vegas-themed weddin...

767 DAYS AGO | 6.14.2022

Good news for online-ordained ministers in Tennessee as ongoing lawsuit conti...

The most recent update from American Marriage Ministries on the fight against Tennessee's discriminatory anti-online ordination law SB 1377 / HB 0213. With i...

836 DAYS AGO | 4.6.2022

New TN legislation proposes an alternate form of marriage, attempts to side-s...

Lawmakers in Tennessee introduced legislation that would create an alternate form of marriage restricted to ‘one man and one woman’ and eliminate the minimum...

933 DAYS AGO | 12.30.2021

TN Update: Federal lawsuit to protect online-ordained ministers continues for...

An update from American Marriage Ministries on the fight against Tennessee's discriminatory anti-online ordination law SB 1377 / HB 0213, including the curre...

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1188 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...

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

1193 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 ...

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