Articles by Lewis King

Staff Writer

Lewis loves exploring the space between power, discourse, and material reality where institutions like marriage are defined. He also wears other hats at AMM, like taking out the recycling and restocking the sparkling water.

Check out these 93 articles written by Lewis King, Staff Writer at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!

93 Articles by Lewis King

Check out these 93 articles written by Lewis King, Staff Writer at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!

17 DAYS AGO | 9.14.2022

AMM’s Going to Wedding MBA 2022 - See You There!

We’ll see you at Wedding MBA 2022! The team from American Marriage Ministries is attending this year’s November Wedding Pro Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

19 DAYS AGO | 9.12.2022

Where should you get ordained online? Try American Marriage Ministries.

Deciding where to become an ordained minister online can be a tough choice, or an easy one, depending on what you’re looking for. If you’re seeking ordinatio...

54 DAYS AGO | 8.8.2022

Stripped Down Wedding: Don’t Let Marketers Plan Your Wedding For You

The secret to a stripped down wedding: Make the wedding ceremony the most important part of your wedding day! Focus on what you value most as a couple, not p...

59 DAYS AGO | 8.3.2022

¿Acabo de decir eso? 3 maneras de solucionar los errores de la ceremonia de b...

Todo el mundo comete errores, pero no dejes que eso desvíe el curso de tu ceremonia de boda, o que te lleve a un desastre el día de la boda. Tres consejos pa...

61 DAYS AGO | 8.1.2022

These City Guides tell you how to officiate a wedding in popular locations ac...

Learn how to officiate a wedding in popular destination cities around the U.S., from Chicago, to LA and NYC, to your own hometown! American Marriage Ministri...

220 DAYS AGO | 2.23.2022

A Letter to Rep. Panetta in Support of the Marriage Equality for Disabled Adu...

AMM offers support for the Marriage Equality for Disabled Adults Act, H.R. 6405, introduced this year by Congressman Jimmy Panetta (of California).

554 DAYS AGO | 3.26.2021

How to Officiate a Wedding For the First Time

Learn how to perform a wedding for the first time, from getting ordained online to signing the marriage license! A step-by-step guide for new officiants, min...

565 DAYS AGO | 3.15.2021

Weddings, Receptions (and Dancing!) Resume in New York on Monday

New York’s expanded guidelines for weddings and catered events, including receptions, go into effect Monday, to the relief of many venues, brides, and grooms...

626 DAYS AGO | 1.13.2021

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

Pope Francis changes Catholic laws for lectors, altar readers - still ban women from ordination & performing marriage. Many see this as sexism and discrimina...

635 DAYS AGO | 1.4.2021

4 Tips for New Ministers

These are 4 rules that every new and first time officiant should follow when preparing for the wedding day to make sure the ceremony is an uplifting experien...

647 DAYS AGO | 12.23.2020

Will South Carolina get rid of its marriage license waiting period?

Proposed changes to the SC marriage license application waiting period would allow couples to elope or marry in short notice wedding ceremonies. SC S.B. 123 ...

653 DAYS AGO | 12.17.2020

Texas Monthly Article Gives Behind the Scenes Peek at the Crazy Shit Wedding ...

New 'Texas Monthly' article interviews photographers in pandemic-era TX weddings, sharing crazy stories & giving unique vendor perspective on COVID safety

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