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Articles by Jessica Levey

Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator

Jessica loves digging into the history and magic of ritual, exploring the connections between people and places, and sharing true stories about love and commitment. She’s an advocate for marriage equality and individuality. When she’s not writing or illustrating for AMM, she enjoys easy hikes, fantasy novels, comics, and traveling.

Check out these 391 articles written by Jessica Levey, Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!

391 Articles by Jessica Levey

Check out these 391 articles written by Jessica Levey, Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!



16 DAYS AGO | 11.17.2022

Why doesn’t Candace Cameron Bure want a gay Christmas?

Candace Cameron Bure made headlines this week for comments against same-sex marriage, telling The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that Great American Family media ...

17 DAYS AGO | 11.16.2022

All About Quaker Wedding Traditions & Marriage ‘Under the Care of the Meeting’

Learn about common Quaker wedding ceremony traditions including how to get married without a wedding officiant in a self-uniting ritual, what it means to mar...

18 DAYS AGO | 11.15.2022

When was same-sex marriage legalized in the U.S.? Is it legal in all 50 states?

Learn about the Supreme Court Obergefell v Hodges ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in the U.S., the history of marriage equality in all 50 states, and...

19 DAYS AGO | 11.14.2022

FAQs About the Unity Candle Ceremony, Including When, How, Who, Where, and Why!

All your questions about the wedding unity candle ceremony, answered: When to light the candle (before or after rings and vows), who lights the unity candle,...

22 DAYS AGO | 11.11.2022

Which AMM Minister Ordination Package or Training Course is Best for You?

The best American Marriage Ministries Minister Ordination Package or Course for your needs: Compare what comes in each one for the price: A review of everyth...

23 DAYS AGO | 11.10.2022

When will same-sex marriage be codified? (And what does that even mean?)

Learn about efforts to protect same-sex marriage rights, the upcoming Senate vote on the Respect for Marriage Act 2022, the history of marriage equality in t...

24 DAYS AGO | 11.9.2022

Dalai Lama Quotes on Love & Happiness for Your Wedding Ceremony Script

Quotes on love & happiness from The Dalai Lama to personalize any wedding ceremony script. Use in the invocation, wedding officiant’s blessing, vows, or as a...

25 DAYS AGO | 11.8.2022

A Simple Guide to Nikah Traditions & Muslim Wedding Words

A simple introduction to popular Nikah traditions and words you're likely to hear when planning or attending a Muslim wedding ceremony for the first time, in...

26 DAYS AGO | 11.7.2022

Muslim Wedding Vows Inspired by Quran Verses on Love & Marriage

5 examples of Muslim wedding vows inspired by quotes from the Quran about love and marriage to use in a modern Nikah ceremony or interfaith Muslim wedding ce...

29 DAYS AGO | 11.4.2022

Oklahoma Wedding Officiants No Longer Required to Register Before Performing ...

Learn about changes to Oklahoma marriage laws: Wedding officiants no longer need to file minister credentials with the court clerk to officiate a wedding cer...

29 DAYS AGO | 11.4.2022

Can’t Afford a Wedding? How to Get Married for (Almost) Free

Simple advice on how to get married for free, or almost free. Most couples can’t afford a traditional wedding venue or reception, but there are plenty of alt...

30 DAYS AGO | 11.3.2022

How to Become a Wedding Celebrant & Officiate a Wedding for the First Time

Follow these simple steps to get ordained online, register as a wedding celebrant, and complete our free minister training! American Marriage Ministries make...

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