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473 DAYS AGO | 4.6.2023

West Virginia Updates Age Requirements to Marry, Bans Marriage for Children U...

Learn about the recent changes to West Virginia's minimum age requirements for marriage, effective June 2023. Children under the age of 16 years old are no l...

473 DAYS AGO | 4.6.2023

SC Lawmaker introduces bill that ‘ignores’ same-sex marriage, adds gendered l...

Learn about legislation introduced in South Carolina that would add the gendered terms 'bride' and 'groom' to the state's 'license and certificate of marriag...

474 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2023

New script! Universal Love, Life, and Light Wedding Ceremony Script

New wedding ceremony script! This powerful marriage ceremony celebrates the absolute abundance of love, and the universal love, universal light, and universa...

475 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2023

Drag Queens Belong at Weddings! Protect LGBTQ+ Ministers & Wedding Performers

Proposed drag bans like the one in Tennessee impact LGBTQ+ weddings, ministers and wedding officiants, and the entire queer community. Drag performers belong...

476 DAYS AGO | 4.3.2023

Asked to Officiate a Secret Wedding? Keep These 3 Things in Mind…

Three tips for wedding officiants asked to officiate a secret wedding or elopement ceremony, including confirming your couple's identity and the details on t...

Amigos y familiares observan cómo los novios se declaran casados ​​durante una hermosa ceremonia de boda al aire libre. A los recién casados ​​​​se une un oficiante de bodas, detrás de ellos hay un arco nupcial decorativo y árboles del bosque.

479 DAYS AGO | 3.31.2023

¿Quién oficia una boda si no va a un Juzgado o a una Iglesia?

¿Va a casarse, pero no está seguro de quién puede oficiar su boda si no es en el juzgado o en una Iglesia? ¿Quién oficia una boda si es en casa, en un parque...

480 DAYS AGO | 3.30.2023

How to Get Ordained Online & Officiate a Friend’s Wedding Ceremony

Asked to officiate a friend's wedding ceremony? Learn how to get ordained online and officiate a wedding for friends or relatives, including ordination, mini...

481 DAYS AGO | 3.29.2023

Honoring Clela Rorex: Gay Rights Hero Issued First Same-Sex Marriage Licenses...

Learn about Clela Rorex, the Boulder County Clerk who became a hero to the LGBTQ+ community and their allies when she issued a marriage license to a gay coup...

482 DAYS AGO | 3.28.2023

Are Marriage Licenses Public Records? (And Where Can You Marry in Secret?)

Learn how marriage licenses become public records in the city or county where you marry, why some couples want a private wedding, and how to keep your marria...

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483 DAYS AGO | 3.27.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: Substitute Mom for the Wedding Day

The Anonymous Officiant #3 : This groom started to cry moment's before the wedding ceremony because he missed his mother, but a sweet gesture by a quick thin...

486 DAYS AGO | 3.24.2023

Marketing Your Wedding Officiant Business With an Online Portfolio: Highlight...

Learn the value of a great online portfolio and digital presence when marketing your wedding officiant business! These 6 business and marketing tips from Off...

487 DAYS AGO | 3.23.2023

The Average Age of Marriage in the U.S. Just Went Down for the First Time in ...

Is the average age of marriage in the U.S. going up or down? Learn about recent trends that affect how old most men and women are when they get married, and ...

488 DAYS AGO | 3.22.2023

Wedding regrets: Should a wedding officiant return the marriage license if th...

The ultimate wedding regret! Learn what to do if a couple changes their minds about being married after the wedding ceremony, and what your legal responsibil...

489 DAYS AGO | 3.21.2023

Were You Told You Can’t Officiate a Wedding in North Carolina Because You Wer...

Have you been told by a clerk or registrar that you can’t officiate a North Carolina wedding because you were ordained online? We want to hear from you! Here...

490 DAYS AGO | 3.20.2023

A Simple Wedding Script to Use When a Parent Officiates Your Ceremony

There's a new script in our library! This ‘Parent Officiating’ wedding script is the perfect fit for when a couple asks a mother, father, grandparent, or men...

Una fotografía del producto muestra el certificado de ordenación de American Marriage Ministries (AMM) y una copia del Manual Ministerial de AMM.

492 DAYS AGO | 3.18.2023

¿Caduca Mi Ordenación de American Marriage Ministries?

Las ordenaciones concedidas por American Marriage Ministries son gratuitas, no caducan y no requieren renovación. Descubra cómo nuestra ordenación en línea e...

493 DAYS AGO | 3.17.2023

5 Irish Wedding Traditions for an Inspired Ceremony

Get inspired by these sweet Irish wedding traditions, including the ancient Celtic Pagan handfasting ritual and a contemporary Irish wedding bell blessing! F...

494 DAYS AGO | 3.16.2023

Israel Must Recognize Utah Online Marriages, Supreme Court Rules

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Israeli couples are allowed to marry using Utah County’s online marriage services, and that these civil marriages must ...

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