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An Indian bride and groom sit together on the wedding day

59 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...

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

60 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...

A priest lifts up his hands while holding a Bible, as the bride and groom lean in for kiss. A funny photo.

61 DAYS AGO | 4.16.2024

The Wedding’s First Kiss? That Was Between The Priest & The Groom…

Learn the chaste history of the wedding’s first kiss, the ‘Kiss of Peace’ blessing, given by an officiating Catholic Priest to a groom and then passed on to ...

la novia y el novio se sonríen el día de la boda

62 DAYS AGO | 4.15.2024

¿Cuánto Cuesta Ordenarse en Línea en Nueva York Para Oficiar una Boda?

Conozca cuánto cuesta convertirse en ministro ordenado en línea en Nueva York, si pagará más por el registro de ministro para oficiar una boda y cómo se comp...

A groom reads his vows from a small vow booklet, as the bride listens, during an outdoor wedding ceremony

64 DAYS AGO | 4.13.2024

Atheist Wedding Vows: Sample Vows for a Non-Religious Marriage Ceremony

Sweet wedding vows for an atheist wedding or non-religious marriage ceremony, with 10 examples to mix and match to find the perfect wording for your celebrat...

A man in a Satan devil costume embraces a woman in a white dress.

65 DAYS AGO | 4.12.2024

Satanic Kidnapping and the Mysterious Origin of Bridesmaids

Why do bridesmaids have to wear ugly over-the-top dresses, and where did this wedding tradition originate? Learn about the mysterious history of the bridesma...

A young woman in a tiara and formal dress dances with a friend during her quinceanera reception

68 DAYS AGO | 4.9.2024

Sweet Non-Denominational Quinceañera Ceremony Script (for Officiants & Celebr...

Use this non-denominational quinceanera ceremony outline and script to create a personal, meaningful 15th birthday celebration. Suggestions on what to say fo...

El novio hace girar a la novia mientras baila al aire libre el día de su boda

69 DAYS AGO | 4.8.2024

¿Cuánto Cuesta Ordenarse en Línea en Texas Para Oficiar una Boda?

Conozca cuánto cuesta convertirse en ministro ordenado en línea en Texas, si pagará más por el registro de ministro para oficiar una boda y cómo se compara e...

A young bride in a white wedding gown smiles while talking on her cell phone, against a tan background.

72 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2024

Can You Get Married Over The Phone? (Plus a Look at Other Remote Wedding Opti...

Learn more about remote wedding options, including whether or not it’s legal to get married over the phone, using online virtual / video-conferencing platfor...

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Follow these simple steps to perform marriage for friends and family.

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Bride and groom laying in the grass in their beautiful wedding outfits, suit and dress, smiling at each other and holding hands. Photo taken from above, looking down.

73 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2024

Spring 2024 Most Popular Wedding Ceremony Scripts of the Season

The most popular wedding ceremony scripts of the 2024 Spring wedding season! Short, simple, funny, and slightly-spiritual, these are the trends to watch. Wit...

Una novia y un novio se toman de la mano durante su ceremonia de boda al aire libre en la costa de California, en la distancia hay arena y océano

74 DAYS AGO | 4.3.2024

¿Cuánto Cuesta Ordenarse en Línea en California Para Oficiar una Boda?

Conozca cuánto cuesta convertirse en ministro ordenado en línea en California, si pagará más por el registro de ministro para oficiar una boda y cómo se comp...

A young couple hold hands outdoors in the sun.

75 DAYS AGO | 4.2.2024

Can You Get Married Without a Wedding Ring?

Can you get married without exchanging wedding rings? Yes, you bet! Learn why some couples skip the rings, ideas for wedding gifts to exchange instead of rin...

A groom places a wedding ring on a bride's finger during their marriage ceremony.

79 DAYS AGO | 3.29.2024

Justices of the Peace are Causing Marriage Mayhem in Connecticut

Learn about controversy caused by Justices of the Peace in Bridgeport, CT, who are loitering outside the vital records office and marrying couples at city ha...

Close up photo shows a man and woman holding hands outdoors on a sunny day. The woman is wearing a small engagement ring, a symbol that the couple plans to get married.

79 DAYS AGO | 3.29.2024

If You Want to Marry Your Cousin in Tennessee, You’d Better Do It Fast

Learn about marriage legislation in Tennessee that would ban marriages between first-cousins – plus a bill that would create a separate marriage license for...

Una ilustración estilizada de manos y el cosmos, con números para simbolizar la numerología de la boda.

80 DAYS AGO | 3.28.2024

Numerología de Bodas: Las Mejores Fechas para Casarse en 2024

¡Las mejores fechas para casarse cada temporada en 2024, según la numerología! La experta numeróloga Rebecca Scolnick ofrece información e inspiración para a...

Young wedding officiant leads the ceremony for two brides during an alternative outdoor wedding ceremony.

81 DAYS AGO | 3.27.2024

What Wedding Planners Wish Wedding Officiants Knew…

5 ways for new and first-time wedding officiants to work best with the wedding planner, including tips on communication, collaboration and who runs the rehea...

Close up shows two grooms holding hands and showing off their wedding rings on the wedding day

82 DAYS AGO | 3.26.2024

How Much Does it Cost to Get Ordained Online in North Carolina to Officiate a...

Learn how much it costs to become an ordained minister online in North Carolina, whether you’ll pay more for minister registration to officiate a wedding, an...

A brown leather briefcase sits outside in flowers, a wedding officiant's emergency kit

83 DAYS AGO | 3.25.2024

You’ll NEVER Guess What’s in These Officiants’ Emergency Kits

A few surprising items you’ll find in a wedding officiant emergency kit, for officiants who perform ceremonies in unique and unusual locations.

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