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Poster for new horror movie titled 'Invited', written in red letters at the top of the image. Below, a series of squares are filled with stills from the film, including a bride with blood on her forehead, and desperate looking family members.

2 DAYS AGO | 5.21.2024

A Zoom Wedding Gets Bloody in New Horror Film ‘Invited’

AMM interviews the masterminds behind new horror movie ‘Invited,’ featuring a deadly woman-lead cult, family drama, and a Zoom wedding ceremony gone wrong! W...

Wedding Officiant Susan Noles performs the marriage ceremony for Golden Bachelor Gerry Turner and winning contestant Theresa Nist, who is dressed in a white wedding dress and veil. Everyone looks excited and happy.

6 DAYS AGO | 5.17.2024

Wedding Officiants, Do You Have a ‘Perfect Record’ for Marriages?

Following the announcement of The Golden Bachelor Gerry Turner's divorce from Theresa Nist (S1), wedding officiant Susan Noles joked that the couple's split ...

A wedding guest attends an afterparty in Japan dressed in cosply as Mobile Suit Gundam. He has one glove off and holds a glass of wine.

7 DAYS AGO | 5.16.2024

Forget black-tie! Wedding guest wears giant robot costume to cosplayer nuptials

Wedding guest Kuroboshi wears a Mobile Suit Gundam cosplay costume to the wedding afterparty of two Japanese cosplayers, Ryuryu and Ruby.

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Ceremony Planning Articles

Newlyweds stand next to friends and family during their second wedding, vow renewal ceremony.

YESTERDAY | 5.22.2024

Did You Elope During The Pandemic? It's Time To Renew Those Marriage Vows!

Couples who eloped during the pandemic are planning 'second wedding' celebrations that go far beyond a typical vow renewal ceremony. These ceremonies have a ...

A groom places a wedding ring on the bride's finger during an outdoor wedding ceremony, while the minister supports her hand. She is smiling and looking down at her hand.

20 DAYS AGO | 5.3.2024

What to Do With A Purity Ring During Your Wedding Ceremony

Five sweet suggestions for what to do with a purity ring during the marriage ceremony, and how to honor or incorporate a purity pledge and promise of abstine...

A couple hold hands as they enter city hall for a civil marriage ceremony

21 DAYS AGO | 5.2.2024

What is a Civil Marriage Ceremony? (Plus How to Find a Non-Religious Wedding ...

Learn the pros and cons of a civil marriage ceremony vs. a non-religious wedding ceremony, who officiates a civil ceremony, and advice on how to find a weddi...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

A groom places a wedding ring on the bride's finger during an outdoor wedding ceremony, while the minister supports her hand. She is smiling and looking down at her hand.

20 DAYS AGO | 5.3.2024

What to Do With A Purity Ring During Your Wedding Ceremony

Five sweet suggestions for what to do with a purity ring during the marriage ceremony, and how to honor or incorporate a purity pledge and promise of abstine...

Gloves of garlic placed on a white table next to a silver cross necklace

22 DAYS AGO | 5.1.2024

A Serbian Wedding Tradition Wards off Evil – And Vampires, Probably

Learn about an unusual Serbian wedding tradition and how to ward off bad luck on the day of the wedding ceremony! Plus links to more unique wedding superstit...

An Indian bride and groom sit together on the wedding day

35 DAYS AGO | 4.18.2024

6 Hindu Wedding Rituals You Might See at a Big Indian Ceremony

Learn about popular Hindu wedding traditions you might see during a Hindu Indian marriage celebration! Including the Varmala or Jaimala, Kanyadana (Giving Aw...

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Community Articles

13 DAYS AGO | 5.10.2024

Pastry Chef Officiates Epic Gay Wedding In a Cave, And It’s Just As Cool As I...

Meet AMM Minister & first-time Officiant Tonette Lawson, aka Chef Toni of Tesserts, and read about the epic queer wedding in a cave she officiated for daught...

Husband and wife embrace sweetly on the couch at home, husband holds a wrapped anniversary gift with a red bow for her.

17 DAYS AGO | 5.6.2024

The Best Anniversary Gift for Any Year, Whether It’s Your 1st or 50th

Looking for sweet wedding anniversary gift ideas? This unique vow renewal gift box is the perfect way to say ‘I’d marry you all over again!’ Pair it with a s...

Promotional image showing three wedding officiants who will be speaking during upcoming online classes.

36 DAYS AGO | 4.17.2024

Don’t Miss These Upcoming Online Officiant Courses from AMM!

Join AMM and expert wedding officiants from around the country for an exciting continuing-education course! These free online training classes are open to al...

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