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82 DAYS AGO | 7.11.2022

Greek Orthodox Weddings: From Koumbaroi to Holy Crowns and the Common Cup

Learn about Greek Orthodox Weddings ritual and traditions, from the stefana wedding crown ceremony, to blessings in threes, unique prayers and psalms, Koumba...

85 DAYS AGO | 7.8.2022

Utah County’s marriage bureau is surprisingly tech savvy

With a fully online marriage portal, virtual wedding ceremony options for U.S. and international couples, and digital marriage licenses stored using blockcha...

86 DAYS AGO | 7.7.2022

New script! Christian Wedding Ceremony with Marriage Prayer & Recognition of ...

New wedding script! A sweet nondenominational Christian wedding ceremony outline with a Bible reading from Corinthians, a moving invocation on the power of ...

87 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2022

Mormon sealing ceremony saved by blockchain technology

A Utah couple’s Latter-day Saints temple wedding and sealing ceremony was saved with the help of blockchain technology and Utah County’s digital marriage lic...

88 DAYS AGO | 7.5.2022

The Threat to Same-Sex Marriage in a Post-Roe World

Update on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade and what it might mean for the future of Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage, and other rig...

92 DAYS AGO | 7.1.2022

Important changes to WI marriage license laws effective July 1, 2022

Updates for couples and wedding officiants on how to apply for, use, and return a marriage license in Wisconsin beginning July 1, 2022, including important i...

92 DAYS AGO | 7.1.2022

Apply for a Vermont marriage license in any county in the state, regardless o...

Beginning July 1, couples planning a wedding in Vermont can apply for a marriage license in any county in the state, regardless of their state or county of r...

93 DAYS AGO | 6.30.2022

New script! A Traditional Baptist Wedding Ceremony

New wedding script! A traditional Baptist wedding ceremony outline with Bible readings from John and Genesis, a moving invocation on the covenant of marriage...

94 DAYS AGO | 6.29.2022

AMM’s 2022 Yearbook! American Weddings Year in Review

A look back at the AMM Ministers, wedding officiants and celebrants, engaged couples, and other professionals who contributed their time and ceremony experti...

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95 DAYS AGO | 6.28.2022

Watch These 10 Sample Wedding Ceremony Videos to Find the Best Script for You...

Watch an experienced wedding officiant deliver a full wedding ceremony script! Introducing AMM’s Sample Wedding Ceremonies: Each original wedding video conta...

96 DAYS AGO | 6.27.2022

Wedding Ring Alternatives: 5 Gifts to Exchange Instead of Rings at Your Cerem...

Looking for wedding ring alternatives to exchange during your wedding ceremony or elopement? Get creative with these 5 unique gift ideas – including matching...

99 DAYS AGO | 6.24.2022

Everything You Need to Know About Montana’s Declaration of Marriage Without S...

A detailed look at Montana’s Declaration of Marriage Without Solemnization option, including benefits and disadvantages, how it compares to a marriage licens...

100 DAYS AGO | 6.23.2022

5 Lucky Wedding Traditions from Around the World

Feeling superstitious about your wedding day? Try these 5 lucky wedding traditions to keep your ceremony on track toward a happy marriage, and avoid day-of d...

101 DAYS AGO | 6.22.2022

NY’s one-day marriage officiant license awaits final approval from Governor

New York is one step away from creating a new one-day marriage officiant designation for lay individuals who want to perform weddings there, after legislatio...

101 DAYS AGO | 6.22.2022

Pagan Wedding Blessings for Every Season and Ceremony

4 Pagan wedding blessing examples and sample scripts to help you personalize your own handfasting, marriage ceremony, or Year and a Day celebration. With sug...

102 DAYS AGO | 6.21.2022

Dry Wedding Drinks: Non-Alcoholic Wine, Beer, and Spirits for Your Ceremony a...

Make your wedding unforgettable with these delicious non-alcoholic wine, beer, canned cocktail and mocktail offerings. Choose alcohol free drinks for a uniqu...

103 DAYS AGO | 6.20.2022

Lucky to Love You: 10 Song Lyrics to Inspire Your Wedding Vows

Feeling lucky in love? About to say ‘I do’ to your soulmate and best friend? Add these song lyrics to your written wedding vows for a personalized ceremony t...

106 DAYS AGO | 6.17.2022

AMM Minister delivers message of love at Idaho Pride event, amidst threats fr...

Minister Jan Shannon delivered an LGBTQ+ affirming prayer and message of love and unity at the Coeur d'Alene Pride in the Park event, while far-right protest...

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