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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!



1437 DAYS AGO | 5.11.2020

These states are where you can - and can't - get married online

Some states are now allowing couples to get married online. California, New York, Illinois and other states have passed emergency measurers allowing couples ...

1458 DAYS AGO | 4.20.2020

New York releases virtual wedding rules, wedding officiants can now perform v...

Read the text and details for the New York Governor's order allowing couples to get married by video during the COVID-19 shutdown.

1460 DAYS AGO | 4.18.2020

New York to allow virtual wedding ceremonies and grant marriage licenses remo...

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 shutdown, New York State will allow virtual courthouse weddings, letting clerks marry couples over the internet instead o...

1461 DAYS AGO | 4.17.2020

Hawaii Shuts Down Virtual Wedding Ceremonies, Requires Couple and Officiant t...

Hawaii's department of health has issued a warning that virtual wedding ceremonies are not legal, and that the couple and officiant must be physiscally prese...

1465 DAYS AGO | 4.13.2020

Couples aren’t cancelling! Wedding officiants play an important role in helpi...

Despite the COVID-19 most couples are still getting married with smaller ceremonies, presenting an opportunity for wedding officiants to help create memorabl...

1473 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2020

Want to become a marriage officiant online? Let’s get started right away…

If you want to become a marriage officiant online, just follow these four easy steps to get ordained and officiate weddings.

1475 DAYS AGO | 4.3.2020

The Case for/against Online Churches: There’s no substitute for the real deal…

Companies are using fear to sell virtual alternatives to in-person activities, but when it comes to wedding ceremonies, there's no substitute for the real deal.

1499 DAYS AGO | 3.10.2020

“Should I officiate my granddaughter's wedding?” What to ask yourself if you ...

If someone has asked you to officiate their wedding, it's because they recognize your ability to help them tell their story and create a memorable experience.

A wedding officiant presides over a wedding ceremony, holding a microphone up to speak, while the bride and groom hold hands and smile happily. Beside them is the best man, who watches with a smile.

1512 DAYS AGO | 2.26.2020

Wedding Officiant Do's & Don't's

AMM's list of Officiant Do's and Don'ts for first time wedding officiants, and what to pack in your Officiant Wedding Emergency Kit before you head to your f...

1513 DAYS AGO | 2.25.2020

Wedding Ceremony in a Graveyard? We asked our ministers and couples what they...

If you are planning to have your wedding in a cemetery, these tips will help you create an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life (and d...

1525 DAYS AGO | 2.13.2020

The Importance of the Wedding Ceremony: Why saying “I do” Matters More Than Y...

Without the ceremony, your wedding is just an expensive party. Learn how to start you wedding celebration right by creating a powerful ceremony.

Close up photo shows a young minister filling out paperwork to register as a wedding minister and prepare to officiate a wedding ceremony.

1526 DAYS AGO | 2.12.2020

How to Get Certified to Marry Someone: Ordination, Certification, and Ministe...

What does it mean to get certified to marry someone. Learn about state requirements to perform marriage, and what you need to do.

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