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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!



46 DAYS AGO | 10.18.2022

Can Anyone Officiate a Wedding?

Learn who can officiate a wedding ceremony in your state, including where to get ordained online for free, what you need to know about minister registration ...

47 DAYS AGO | 10.17.2022

Remote marriage licenses now available in Tarrant County, TX

Learn about recent changes to the marriage license application process in Tarrant County, Texas! Couples in Fort Worth, Arlington, and other cities and munic...

50 DAYS AGO | 10.14.2022

How to get married TO someone you love, BY someone you love

It's easy for a friend or relative to officiate your wedding! So why not get married to someone you love, by someone you love? Having a loved one serve as we...

51 DAYS AGO | 10.13.2022

“I need a wedding venue near me, fast!” The secret to finding the perfect loc...

Find the perfect wedding venue fast with this simple advice! The best location for your marriage ceremony may be even closer than you think, as close as your...

52 DAYS AGO | 10.12.2022

How to Get Married in Mississippi - Planning a Wedding in The Magnolia State

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Mississippi - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, pl...

53 DAYS AGO | 10.11.2022

Don’t forget the 5 most important wedding ceremony supplies…

In the frenzy to send out your save the date invites, set up your wedding registry, and put deposits down on all your favorite vendors, don't forget the five...

54 DAYS AGO | 10.10.2022

How do I find a wedding officiant near me? The secret to finding the perfect ...

Finding the perfect wedding officiant for your marriage ceremony is important! You want an officiant who's responsible, fun, affordable, and that understands...

58 DAYS AGO | 10.6.2022

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Unity Ceremonies

Learn about popular unity ceremony ideas for your wedding ceremony, as well as when a unity ceremony usually takes place during the ceremony, what these trad...

59 DAYS AGO | 10.5.2022

The secret to a perfect wedding officiant speech (with examples)

Find the perfect wording for your wedding officiant speech or wedding ceremony script by thinking of a wedding ceremony as a theater play, with you and your ...

60 DAYS AGO | 10.4.2022

Real wedding inspiration from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood of Make Believe

Timeless wedding ceremony ideas and vintage charm for your procession, vows, and more, inspired by Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood! Check out a few of our favorite ...

61 DAYS AGO | 10.3.2022

Need a simple wedding officiant script? We’ve got dozens to choose from!

Choose the perfect wedding officiant script from dozens of free, simple, sweet, fun, and nontraditional offerings in the AMM Wedding Ceremony Scripts Library...

65 DAYS AGO | 9.29.2022

Don’t let her fool you, Wedding Officiant Margaret Hall is anything but ordinary

Meet 'Ordinary' Margaret Hall, an AMM-ordained minister and wedding officiant, and proud owner of The Matchbox Drive Thru -- an inclusive Vegas-themed weddin...

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