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Stay up to date with the latest wedding ceremony trends, script writing inspiration, tips and advice for first-time officiants, and news that matters to couples and wedding ministers. Over 557 articles and counting!


Monday, Feb. 4th, 2019

AMM and IAPWO Announce Partnership to Promote Best Practices for Officiants

American Marriage Ministries (AMM) and the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants (IAPWO) have agreed to work together to educate first...
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Monday, Jan. 28th, 2019

Who Actually Writes the Wedding Ceremony?

The best way to decide who will write your wedding ceremony is to meet early and talk about what kind of feeling and vibe you want to create.
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Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, 2019

How to Include Family and Friends In Your Wedding Ceremony

Here are some tips to get friends and family members involved in the wedding ceremony
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Monday, Jan. 21st, 2019

It’s a Nice Day for a Dry Wedding: How One Couple Did it, and Why it Might Be Right for You

One couple decided to have an alcohol-free wedding due to health and religious reasons, here's how they did it.
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Thursday, Jan. 17th, 2019

Washington DC Mayor Saves Couples from Government Shutdown Wedding Woes!

Couples in Washington DC are once again able to get married thanks to an emergency act passed by Mayor Muriel Bowser that will allow her to grant marriage li...
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Monday, Jan. 14th, 2019

Public Speaking: Deliver Your Wedding Ceremony with Confidence in Just 3 Minutes!

These simple steps will help you perform a wedding ceremony with confidence, try this three minute practice to overcome your fear of public speaking.
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Friday, Jan. 11th, 2019

Attention Couples: Read this before you visit the clerk’s office for your marriage license!

Before getting married, couples and their officiant need to follow these steps in order to get their marriage license.
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Thursday, Jan. 10th, 2019

Bridesmen and Groomsmaids: Tips for Planning an Unconventional Wedding Ceremony

More couples are choosing unconventional gender roles for their wedding parties, this article explains the history behind this trend, and gives planning tips.
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