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Butt-bumps and gift baskets, 6 ways friends and family can keep their distance while showering a newly-wed couple with love

Published: Monday, Aug. 17th, 2020

Someone you love is getting married, but a pandemic and rapidly changing public safety guideli...

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The Wedding Officiant's Guide to Planning a Minimony

Published: Thursday, Aug. 6th, 2020

What is a minimony?

The newly dubbed minimony i...

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AMM COVID-19 Wedding Officiant Survey Report

Published: Monday, Aug. 3rd, 2020

We recently asked 864 AMM Ministers to participate in a survey about COVID-19 and how ...

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Will Virginia remove discriminatory language from the State Constitution?

Published: Monday, Aug. 3rd, 2020

The Supreme Court may have established marriage equality for gay couples more than five years ...

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Are there legal wording requirements in a wedding ceremony?

Published: Friday, Jul. 31st, 2020

With couples opting for more unique and personalized wedding ceremonies these days, many AMM M...

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Say “F it” and elope, or play the long game? How couples are coping with wedding planning during COVID-19.

Published: Tuesday, Jul. 28th, 2020

Every day, more couples are pulling the plug on their dream weddings. With COVID-19 cases risi...

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What is a shift wedding? How engaged couples are keeping their wedding guest lists.

Published: Monday, Jul. 27th, 2020

After talking with hundreds of our ordained wedding officiants across the country, we discover...

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Time is running out to save the USPS. Help AMM defend this American Institution!

Published: Friday, Jul. 24th, 2020

It’s not our job to tell you how to vote. We’re a church that actually believe...

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