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319 DAYS AGO | 8.2.2023

Meet the Speakers for AMM’s Officiant Accelerator: Phoenix / Tempe Seminar

American Marriage Ministries is headed to to Phoenix, Arizona, for a day of wedding officiant focused education, conversation, and networking! This Officiant...

320 DAYS AGO | 8.1.2023

How to Be Kind: 5 Ways that Wedding Officiants Can Lead With Kindness

Learn 5 simple ways to be kind and put kindness at the center of your wedding officiant business. Whether you're officiating for a friend or relatives, worki...

321 DAYS AGO | 7.31.2023

AMM’s Officiant Accelerator Training Seminar: New Website & Dates Announced!

American Marriage Ministries is proud to announce Officiant Accelerator, a new nationwide series of wedding officiant training and networking seminars, prese...

324 DAYS AGO | 7.28.2023

How to Get Married in Nevada: Plan a Wedding in The Silver State

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Nevada - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, plan yo...

325 DAYS AGO | 7.27.2023

Colorado extends provisions for online marriage license appointments

Colorado legislators extend provisions for online marriage license appointments, will allow couples to meet with county clerk or recorder online via audio-vi...

326 DAYS AGO | 7.26.2023

NYC Celebrant Chris Shelley shares the secret to becoming a successful weddin...

Meet expert Celebrant Christopher Shelley! Chris uses the act of storytelling to write compelling and personal wedding ceremonies, and is a master at keeping...

A group of young women Pagans stand together in a circle holding hands around a smoking fire. They are in a forest filled with colorful fall leaves, and are wearing black and have colorful hair.

327 DAYS AGO | 7.25.2023

Online Ordination for Modern Pagans: Why it’s So Important, Especially Now

Access to non-denominational online ordination for Pagan ministers and Pagan wedding officiants is essential! Learn about the structure of modern Paganism, i...

328 DAYS AGO | 7.24.2023

In Support of the "Amend the Code for Marriage Equality Act of 2023”

Learn more about H.R. 4602, and how this legislation would help to protect marriage equality for LGBTQ+ couples at the federal level. The ‘Amend the Code for...

332 DAYS AGO | 7.20.2023

Sex at the Wedding: Are Public Consummation & Bedding Ceremonies Making a Com...

Ready for some wedding whoopie? Learn about the bedding ceremony in Medieval Europe, recent examples of public consummation ceremonies, and why we think this...

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333 DAYS AGO | 7.19.2023

Illinois Repeals Old Laws to Protect Marriage Equality

Learn about amendments to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act that strengthen protections for marriage equality in the state. Three laws ha...

334 DAYS AGO | 7.18.2023

How to Get Married in West Virginia: Plan a Wedding in The Mountain State

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in West Virginia - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, ...

335 DAYS AGO | 7.17.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: When the Father of the Bride has Chest Pains…

Remember not to panic! When a medical emergency delays the start of this wedding ceremony, the officiant leaps into action with the help of a few knowledgeab...

338 DAYS AGO | 7.14.2023

How to Get Married in Virginia - Planning a Wedding in ‘The Old Dominion’

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Virginia - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, plan ...

339 DAYS AGO | 7.13.2023

Unity Ceremony Ideas for a Pantheist Wedding Ceremony

Pantheist wedding ceremonies celebrate love, spiritual connection, the joy of living, and the divine universe. These unity ceremony ideas are the blend of na...

339 DAYS AGO | 7.13.2023

Hawaii Marriage Performer License Fees Increase For All Officiants, Including...

Learn about the fee increase for Marriage Performers in Hawaii, including all ordained religious officiants and judicial officiants. Effective July, 2023, al...

340 DAYS AGO | 7.12.2023

Wedding Ceremony Script PDFs for Officiants: Download, Print, and Perform!

Looking for the perfect wedding officiant script? AMM now offers a simple PDF download option for popular wedding scripts and templates in our Ceremony Scrip...

341 DAYS AGO | 7.11.2023

New Script! Pantheist Wedding Ceremony with Reading from Carl Sagan

New wedding officiant script! This marriage ceremony is inspired by Pantheist beliefs in the divine beauty of the universe, the sacredness of nature, and the...

342 DAYS AGO | 7.10.2023

How Much Will Couples Spend on a Wedding Officiant This Year?

AMM 2023 Survey: With wedding costs soaring, how much will the average couple spend on a wedding officiant for their ceremony this year? We asked 150 soon-to...

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