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Pope Francis changes rules for Catholics -- Still bans women from ordination

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 2021

Pope Francis has changed Catholic Church law to explicitly allow laywomen to act as readers an...

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Write a Wedding Ceremony Using a Classic Story Arc

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 12th, 2021


Wedding ceremonies should tell a story! Wedding officiants can use classic...

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Harry Styles officiated his agent’s wedding in a hotel bathrobe! Plus, a look back at some of our favorite celebrity officiant outfits.

Published: Saturday, Jan. 9th, 2021

Harry Styles officiated a wedding in a hotel robe! Plus a look back at some of our favorite ce...

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How Wedding Officiants Save the Day When There’s a Sudden Change in Venue

Published: Friday, Jan. 8th, 2021

Venue closures -- temporary and permanent -- are creating additional wedding stress for couple...

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Officiant Quick Tip: Ceremony Writing with AMM Minister Liz Rae (of Liz Rae Weddings)

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 6th, 2021

Our ministers offer the best real-world advice on crafting creative and authentic cer...

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Wedding Prep for Ministers

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 5th, 2021

How to Prepare to Perform a Wedding Ceremony...

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AMM’s “Navigating Your Wedding Ceremony” empowers couples to plan authentic ceremonies in 2021 and beyond

Published: Monday, Jan. 4th, 2021

We're excited to announce that we’ve collaborated with ordained AMM Minister an...

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4 Tips for New Ministers

Published: Monday, Jan. 4th, 2021

Chances are you’re reading this because you were asked, “Will you marry us?”...

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