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Articles by Natasha Anakotta

Guest Contributor

Natasha is passionate about promoting marriage equality, and encouraging couples to celebrate in a way that’s authentic and unique. Aside from weddings, she enjoys Star Wars, true crime podcasts, and eating macarons by the dozen.

Check out these 27 articles written by Natasha Anakotta, Guest Contributor at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!

27 Articles by Natasha Anakotta

Check out these 27 articles written by Natasha Anakotta, Guest Contributor at American Marriage Ministries. The AMM Blog Covers wedding trends for officiants, and more!



702 DAYS AGO | 12.24.2020

Active duty military personnel may soon be able to marry by video conference ...

Service members will be able to choose a virtual or proxy marriage ceremony in Texas if House Bill No. 675 passes in 2021.

705 DAYS AGO | 12.21.2020

Proposed Texas Legislation -- and How Gender-Neutral Language Protects & Resp...

State Sen. Johnson (TX) proposed a bill that would replace gendered language in Family Code to protect same-sex couples & parents, reminding us that language...

708 DAYS AGO | 12.18.2020

3 Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas for Officiants to Give Couples

Simple holiday gift ideas for wedding officiants to give couples, while planning their ceremony or to say thank you for a wonderful wedding.

712 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 ...

720 DAYS AGO | 12.6.2020

Racing to the Altar… Just in Time for Taxes

Are you getting married to save money on taxes? Keep these things in mind when choosing your tax filing status as newlyweds to decide if married filing separ...

725 DAYS AGO | 12.1.2020

Indiana Attorney General Asks SCOTUS to Overturn Protections for Same-Sex Par...

Indiana AG Hill asks the Supreme Court to reverse ruling allowing same-sex LGBTQ parents to be included on their children’s birth certificates.

739 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...

817 DAYS AGO | 8.31.2020

New marriage officiant legislation submitted in Virginia, fails to address br...

A proposed law in Virginia aims to update marriage laws without addressing current minister discrimination

929 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 ...

1239 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2019

What to Wear (and Not Wear) as a Wedding Officiant

Learn what clothes to wear when officiating a wedding, depending on the couple and the kind of wedding.

1398 DAYS AGO | 1.28.2019

Who Actually Writes the Wedding Ceremony?

The best way to decide who will write your wedding ceremony is to meet early and talk about what kind of feeling and vibe you want to create.

1404 DAYS AGO | 1.22.2019

How to Include Family and Friends In Your Wedding Ceremony

Here are some tips to get friends and family members involved in the wedding ceremony, from delivering a special wedding reading, joining in a ring warming, ...

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