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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!



1369 DAYS AGO | 7.24.2020

Time is running out to save the USPS. Help AMM defend this American Instituti...

Small businesses and organizations like AMM rely on the USPS to serve our communities. We must resist the Trump administrations efforts to destroy this service.

1376 DAYS AGO | 7.17.2020

Getting Ordained and Performing Marriage in Different States: How does it work?

Good news: your AMM ordination allows you to perform marriage anywhere in the United States, no matter where you live! Learn how to officiate in other states...

1379 DAYS AGO | 7.14.2020

Why being carbon-neutral is still a priority for American Marriage Ministries...

American Marriage Ministries continues its carbon free pledge and partnership with carbonfund.org because climate change remains a critical challenge that we...

Close up view of bride holding sunflowers and wearing a white dress, next to and officiant reading from a book and the wedding ceremony script, and the groom, wearing a dark suit and a white flower in his lapel. They are outside during the ceremony.

1385 DAYS AGO | 7.8.2020

Helpful Tips for the First-Time Wedding Officiant

Officiating for the first time? Here are helpful tips and details to remember that will ensure your success as a wedding officiant!

1385 DAYS AGO | 7.8.2020

NY Governor Cuomo extends online zoom wedding order, allowing NY couples to k...

An order signed on July, 7 2020 by NY Governor Cuomo lets couples and officiants perform wedding ceremonies over the internet, in order to promote social dis...

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1387 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2020

Does My American Marriage Ministries Ordination Expire?

Ordinations granted by American Marriage Ministries are free, do not expire, and do not require renewal, find out how our ordination is central to our missio...

1413 DAYS AGO | 6.10.2020

Wedding ceremonies are a public investment in the couple’s partnership. Why c...

Wedding ceremonies are important because they allow the guests to create an emotional investment in the couple's marriage and relationship. Public ceremonies...

1428 DAYS AGO | 5.26.2020

American Marriage Ministries just ordained our 700,000th minister today!

American Marriage Ministries just ordained minister number 700,000 as more Americans get ordained online to officiate weddings for friends and family during ...

1433 DAYS AGO | 5.21.2020

New York City Marriage Bureau opens its doors (partially), now accepting appo...

The New York City Marriage Bureau announced that couples can begin setting appointments to apply for their marriage licenses, suggesting that things might be...

1435 DAYS AGO | 5.19.2020

Will we all be replaced by virtual wedding officiants?

Are wedding officiants about to be replaced by robots, or will weddings return to normal after the coronavirus shutdown learn how to stay ahead of the trends...

1436 DAYS AGO | 5.18.2020

Attempts to gut the United States Postal Service will destroy small businesse...

The USPS is a lifeline for small businesses. Letting this institution fail is an attack on small enterprise by wall street crooks that are hell bent on makin...

1441 DAYS AGO | 5.13.2020

12 Popular Wedding Ceremony Components – (almost) everything you might want t...

Before you start writing your wedding ceremony script, take a moment to read about the different components, and how the combine to create a wedding ceremony...

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