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Articles by Jessica Levey

Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator

Jessica loves exploring the history and magic of ritual, the connections between people and places, and sharing true stories about love and commitment. She's an advocate for marriage equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and individuality, and is an ordained Minister with AMM. When she’s not writing or illustrating for AMM, she enjoys city hikes, fantasy novels, comics, and traveling.

Check out these 823 articles written by Jessica Levey, Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!

823 Articles by Jessica Levey

Check out these 823 articles written by Jessica Levey, Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!



1177 DAYS AGO | 12.6.2020

AMM Minister Samuel Heath has a calling: To operate on love and to officiate ...

AMM Minister Samuel Heath is an LGBTQ wedding officiant who believes love is a calling & all people have a right to marry.

1179 DAYS AGO | 12.4.2020

Plan a Wedding Ceremony in a National or State Park During COVID-19, in 5 Steps

Have your winter or spring wedding in a national park! 5 steps to plan a safe outdoor wedding ceremony during COVID-19 in a state park or national park.

1181 DAYS AGO | 12.2.2020

What happens during a commitment ceremony?

Learn how to perform a commitment ceremony, what makes them different from a traditional wedding ceremony, and why some couples choose them.

1181 DAYS AGO | 12.2.2020

A Wedding Photographer Reminds Us Why The Big Picture Is The Most Important One

Small mistakes & accidents don't have to ruin your wedding photos OR your wedding day. Focus on the importance & deeper meaning of your wedding ceremony, bec...

1182 DAYS AGO | 12.1.2020

Love on Wheels: How to Plan a Drive-In Wedding

Drive-in weddings bring cinematic energy to your wedding ceremony! Plan a drive-in ceremony, from finding a location, to the red carpet treatment, to accommo...

1182 DAYS AGO | 12.1.2020

Indiana Attorney General Asks SCOTUS to Overturn Protections for Same-Sex Par...

Indiana AG Hill asks the Supreme Court to reverse ruling allowing same-sex LGBTQ parents to be included on their children’s birth certificates.

1184 DAYS AGO | 11.29.2020

How to stop parents, friends, & relatives from taking over your wedding plan

If meddlesome parents, relatives, or friends try to take over your wedding planning, avoid disappointment & resentment with these communication tips.

1188 DAYS AGO | 11.25.2020

Love til the Last: Helping a Dying Groom Marry His Soulmate

How one wedding officiant created a custom ceremony script to celebrate the love between a groom dying of cancer & his soulmate.

1189 DAYS AGO | 11.24.2020

Want Great Wedding Photos? Get Centered… For the KISS, That Is!

Learn how wedding officiants & couples help wedding photographers get a perfect first kiss photo. Step one, center yourself!

1190 DAYS AGO | 11.23.2020

Use Astrology to Plan Your Perfect Pandemic Wedding -- Ceremony Planning Acco...

From shift weddings to microweddings & virtual livestreamed ceremonies, plan a wedding with help from the zodiac. Learn the best pandemic wedding style for y...

1191 DAYS AGO | 11.22.2020

5 Surprising Book Recommendations for Wedding Officiants This Winter

Winter reading list! 5 books for wedding officiants on how to write a better wedding ceremony, love, marketing & working with couples, suggested by a success...

1193 DAYS AGO | 11.20.2020

How to talk about COVID-19 wedding ceremony safety without making it weird, f...

Avoid misunderstandings! How-to tips for talking about COVID-19 wedding ceremony safety, for wedding officiants & couples.

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