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Articles by Matt McMurphy

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Matt is a professional wedding officiant living in the northern San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to performing beautiful wedding ceremonies, Matt offers coaching in how to write and present wedding vows and toasts for couples and their families, and how to craft wedding scripts and ceremonies for first-time officiants. He also blogs on his website, Matt Marries You, and has a background in public speaking, leadership, writing, education, and spirituality/religious studies. He was ordained by AMM in 2016.

Check out these 7 articles written by Matt McMurphy, Guest Contributor at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!

7 Articles by Matt McMurphy

Check out these 7 articles written by Matt McMurphy, Guest Contributor at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!



1136 DAYS AGO | 8.22.2019

Putting Yourself Out There, Pt. 2: How to Build Your Portfolio and Gain Expos...

How to network, give and get referrals, build relationships, and promote yourself as a wedding officiant

1163 DAYS AGO | 7.26.2019

Making it Click: 4 Ways An Officiant Can Make the Wedding Photographer’s Life...

Four ways an officiant can work best as a team with the photographer on the wedding day

1170 DAYS AGO | 7.19.2019

Being a Team Player: 4 Things Any Officiant Can Do to Help the Other Professi...

How to be an all-star wedding officiant and a team player, with tips from AMM Minister and professional officiant Matt McMurphy on how to work with photograp...

1177 DAYS AGO | 7.12.2019

Putting Yourself Out There, Pt. 1: How to Build Your Portfolio and Gain Expos...

How to market yourself, build your portfolio and gain exposure as a wedding officiant

1183 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2019

Look Like an Over-Prepared Superhero: The Five Things All Wedding Officiants ...

These five pro tips will make you a hero (or superhero) when the couple's big day comes along.

1235 DAYS AGO | 5.15.2019

How I Unexpectedly Became a Wedding Officiant... and Loved Every Moment of It

Professional wedding officiant Matt McMurphy shares how he first was asked to perform a wedding for friends, and how that turned into a meaningful career.

1248 DAYS AGO | 5.2.2019

How I Fell in Love with Weddings by Planning My Own

Guest contributor Matt McMurphy writes about how his own wedding inspired him to become a professional officiant.

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