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1306 DAYS AGO | 5.7.2019

Why Are More Couples Getting Married by a Friend?

A change in the way that Americans think about weddings and marriage is driving the trend of asking a friend to perform a wedding.

1306 DAYS AGO | 5.7.2019

5 Ways You Can Create Better Wedding Pictures

Learn how to plan your wedding ceremony to ensure great photos of the couple. Wedding officiants need to plan ahead and know what to wear, where to stand, an...

1311 DAYS AGO | 5.2.2019

How I Fell in Love with Weddings by Planning My Own

Guest contributor Matt McMurphy writes about how his own wedding inspired him to become a professional officiant.

1320 DAYS AGO | 4.23.2019

Who Should You Invite to your Wedding?

Our definitive guide to who you should invite to your wedding, and tips to decide who you want to attend.

1321 DAYS AGO | 4.22.2019

New Hawaii Marriage Law lets Couples Declared Middle and Last Names

Hawaii's new marriage laws allows couples to choose any middle or last name

1333 DAYS AGO | 4.10.2019

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Officiant

Follow these tips in order to choose a wedding officiant that reflects your values and beliefs.

1338 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2019

Attn Couples: Have You Considered an Eco-Friendly Wedding?

Having an eco-friendly wedding is easier than you think. We've got tips that will make it easy to have a carbon neutral wedding.

1339 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2019

5 Wedding Ceremony Gaffes, Blunders, and Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid ruining your wedding ceremony by avoiding these five "ceremony killers."

1340 DAYS AGO | 4.3.2019

Professional Advice: IAPWO President Rev. Laura C. Cannon on Performing Cere...

IAPWO President Rev. Laura C. Cannon gives advice for professional officiants, and first time officiants looking to get into the industry.

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1345 DAYS AGO | 3.29.2019

Thinking About Having an Unplugged Wedding Ceremony?

If you are thinking about having an unplugged wedding, consider these important facts.

1348 DAYS AGO | 3.26.2019

Ceremony Writing: What Pieces Make Up a Wedding Ceremony?

Learn the secrets of how to write an original wedding ceremony script, including and introduction and welcome, a wedding reading, vows and ring exchange, and...

1353 DAYS AGO | 3.21.2019

Dealing with Family Dynamics: Your Guide to a Drama Free Wedding Ceremony

Here's a guide to dealing with family drama when it's time to plan your wedding ceremony.

1361 DAYS AGO | 3.13.2019

AMM in the News: A “Licensed to Wed!” helps a couple create an inspired famil...

American Marriage Ministries was features in the Cascade Pioneer in an article about online ordination and destination weddings.

1361 DAYS AGO | 3.13.2019

Lucky in Love: AMM Minister writes groundbreaking book about wedding traditio...

AMM is excited to offer Lucky in Love by Eleni Gage on its online store. Read about traditions and the history of wedding ceremonies.

1363 DAYS AGO | 3.11.2019

To Mic or Not to Mic, That is the Question

What kind of microphone should you use for your wedding ceremony? That all depends on the kind of event, how many guests, and what sort of space you choose.

1367 DAYS AGO | 3.7.2019

Want to Get Involved? Here’s how…

Check out our "Get Involved" page to find out how you can help AMM promote marriage equality and preserve the environment.

1369 DAYS AGO | 3.5.2019

Are the Words, “Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace...” Really Necessary?

Is it necessary to include the words, "speak now or forever hold your peace?" in modern wedding ceremonies? AMM unpacks the history and answers your questions.

1369 DAYS AGO | 3.5.2019

Choosing Your Officiant Early Can Offset Arguments During Wedding Planning!

What are some steps that couples can take to ensure that their wedding planning process is peaceful?

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