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

110 Articles by Lewis King

Check out these 110 articles written by Lewis King, Staff Writer at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!



741 DAYS AGO | 5.10.2022

New survey shows most couples don’t want a wedding, so how do wedding officia...

Attention wedding officiants: Surprising survey reveals most couples want to sign a marriage license without a wedding ceremony, prefer fewer guests and a sm...

817 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).

1151 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...

1162 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...

1223 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...

1232 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...

1244 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 ...

1250 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

1253 DAYS AGO | 12.14.2020

How to Revise the (Bad) First Draft of a Wedding Ceremony

How to write, edit, & revise a wedding ceremony script until it shines, using suggestions from real AMM Ministers & Wedding Officiants. Because performing a ...

1280 DAYS AGO | 11.17.2020

We asked wedding officiants what to expect as COVID-19 heads into 2021

American Marriage Ministries conducted a survey with officiants across the country, giving us unique and valuable insight into how American couples are plann...

1280 DAYS AGO | 11.17.2020

American Marriage Ministries just ordained our 750,000th minister today!

American Marriage Ministries ordained our 750,000th minister today! Online ordination provides officiant training for friends and family members who want to ...

1281 DAYS AGO | 11.16.2020

New restrictions on wedding ceremonies and receptions in Washington State

November 2020 WA Governor Inslee announced new restrictions on indoor gatherings, wedding receptions, and wedding ceremonies to last into December 2020 as CO...

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