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Thursday, Aug. 26th, 2021

Qué Usar Y Qué No Usar Como Oficiante De Bodas

Ahora sumerjámonos en lo que un Oficiante de Bodas debe utilizar, porque existen muchas variables tales como el sentimiento del evento, el clima, la locación, el establecimiento, y lo que la pareja usará-que entran en juego!
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Wednesday, Aug. 25th, 2021

Weddings For Pets Are Gaining Popularity

Dog weddings, cat weddings, and all kinds of pet weddings are gaining mainstream popularity this year.
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Tuesday, Aug. 24th, 2021

Marriage license applications now online in Calhoun County, MI

Couples can now apply for their marriage license online in Calhoun County, Michigan, using the county clerk / register’s new online portal.
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Monday, Aug. 23rd, 2021

New Script Alert! A Vow Renewal Ceremony with Handfasting

New vow renewal script! Give your simple vow renewal ceremony a boost of beauty and symbolism by adding a handfasting. Perfect for an anniversary, sequel or second wedding, and for nontraditional relationships, commitment ceremonies, and long term polyamorous partners.
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Sunday, Aug. 22nd, 2021

American Marriage Ministries’ statement on vaccine mandates and religious exemptions

American Marriage Ministries statement in support of vaccine mandates. Ordination by, or affiliation with AMM are not grounds for an exemption from any vaccine mandate imposed by any governmental entity within the United States.
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Friday, Aug. 20th, 2021

How to Get Married in North Carolina - Planning a wedding in the Tar Heel State

A step-by-step guide to getting married in North Carolina - from finding an officiant and choosing a wedding venue, to how to apply for, complete, and return your marriage license.
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Friday, Aug. 20th, 2021

Historic Groome Church splits from UMC over LGBTQ marriage and ordination

Delaware’s Groome Church leaves United Methodist Church over the denomination’s discrimination toward LGBTQ+ individuals, and UMC’s ban of same-sex marriage and ordination for openly gay church members.
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Thursday, Aug. 19th, 2021

Here come the cancellations: Couples postpone weddings again as the COVID-19 delta variant surges

Couples are postponing fall and winter weddings as COVID-19 delta variant cases surge. Wedding officiants offer safe, creative solutions like elopements, micro weddings, minimonies, virtual ceremonies, and hybrid weddings.
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