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1257 DAYS AGO | 2.11.2021

Right Before You Step on Stage: A Wedding Officiant’s (Very) Last Minute Chec...

A last minute day-of checklist for wedding officiants! What to do right before delivering a wedding ceremony & performing marriage to avoid mishaps, mistakes...

Bride walks down the aisle with her two grandmothers, one on either side. They smile and link arms, posing for a happy photo

1258 DAYS AGO | 2.10.2021

Bride asks grandmothers to be bridesmaids when Covid shrinks guest list, and ...

Irish couple asks Grandmothers to serve as bridesmaids, providing inspiration for others adapting their small guest lists during the Covid pandemic.

1259 DAYS AGO | 2.9.2021

Signature cocktails, fashion shows & electric violins -- the Atlanta Wedding ...

The Atlanta Wedding Extravaganza showed us how hot virtual wedding planning expos and bridal shows can be. And now we can’t wait for more!

1260 DAYS AGO | 2.8.2021

6 Wedding Trends We Love For 2021

Smaller, greener, more colorful, and more charitable: 6 trends for 2021 that show the wedding industry is changing not just for good, but for the better!

Vintage yellow cab driving away with a sign that reads 'Just Married' beside the illustration of a donut, attached to the back bumper.

1262 DAYS AGO | 2.6.2021

A drive-thru wedding at Dunkin’ Donuts this Valentine’s? A sign of the times.

Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away a drive thru wedding ceremony this Valentine’s, which makes us wonder: Is the trend here to stay and can modern officiants embr...

1263 DAYS AGO | 2.5.2021

A puppy helps with a proposal! Plus how to involve pets in your wedding ceremony

An Ohio couple gets engaged with the help of an adorable puppy, plus ways to include your dogs, cats, bunnies, and other pets in your wedding ceremony.

1263 DAYS AGO | 2.5.2021

Chiefs fans find their Cupid in game-day wedding this Super Bowl

Pastor Nancy Kerr of Kansas City drove to Tampa to marry 15 couples this Super Bowl Sunday, in a group wedding honoring the KC Chiefs & No. 15 Patrick Mahome...

1264 DAYS AGO | 2.4.2021

Let’s Talk Self-Solemnizing Weddings!

Can you marry yourself in a self-uniting ceremony? Find out the marriage laws in your state to plan a self-solemnizing elopement, microwedding, or cozy priva...

1265 DAYS AGO | 2.3.2021

Couple’s Wedding Canceled SEVEN Times! When is it time to say F* it and Elope?

Wedding cancelled seven times!? When is it time to elope, or choose another pandemic wedding alternative? With micro weddings, minimony, virtual zoom wedding...

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

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1266 DAYS AGO | 2.2.2021

Delivering Your Script at the Ceremony

Learn how professional officiants prepare, present, & deliver a wedding script. How to hold the script & if tablets or paper work best during the ceremony!

1267 DAYS AGO | 2.1.2021

Elope With a Dreamy, Teeny-Tiny, Covid-Era Ceremony

Keep your wedding short, sweet, simple, and safer with a teeny-tiny covid-era DIY elopement ceremony.

1269 DAYS AGO | 1.30.2021

876 feet in the air: Officiating an adventure wedding on the New River Gorge ...

An AMM Minister performs a wedding high above the New River Gorge in an adventure wedding ceremony the couple will never forget. If you’re a new officiant an...

1270 DAYS AGO | 1.29.2021

New marriage officiant legislation in VA, again fails to address broader disc...

A proposed law in Virginia aims to update marriage laws without addressing current minister discrimination

1271 DAYS AGO | 1.28.2021

Alabama no longer requires marriage licenses or solemnization... What does th...

As of 2019, Alabama doesn’t require marriage licenses or solemnization. We answer common questions facing marriage officiants and couples in the state.

1272 DAYS AGO | 1.27.2021

Bride Or Groom MIA On The Wedding Day? Here’s What To Do!

Professional officiants answer the question: What if a bride or groom doesn’t show up or is running late? If you’re performing a wedding for the first time o...

1273 DAYS AGO | 1.26.2021

Maryland to discuss marriage licenses updates, gender neutral language for sa...

Maryland is considering changes to the designations used on marriage licenses, by introducing gender neutral language for same-sex couples. 2021 HB 449

1274 DAYS AGO | 1.25.2021

AMM Minister Amber Olsen is giving away her secret recipe -- and empowering c...

Meet AMM Minister Amber Olsen, a wedding officiant in North Dakota whose new ceremony planning book gives couples a unique perspective to create a day that r...

1274 DAYS AGO | 1.25.2021

Dave Chappelle photobombs a First Look wedding photo! Plus, a look back at so...

Dave Chappelle photobombed a First Look wedding photo in Texas! Plus, a look back at some of our favorite celebrity wedding crashers, including Jason Mamoa, ...

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