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1353 DAYS AGO | 10.8.2020

Roll Out The Barrel: Washington State Loosens Wedding Reception Rules!

Read how Washington State's new October 2020 social distancing rules will affect wedding planning, ceremonies, and receptions. Find out how to plan a safe, s...

1355 DAYS AGO | 10.6.2020

Introducing AMM’s Government Registration Guarantee -- Ordination Credentials...

The American Marriage Ministry Government Registration Guarantee ensures that your Ordination Credentials will be recognized and accepted, or we will issue a...

1355 DAYS AGO | 10.6.2020

Marriage Equality Threatened once more, as Two Supreme Court Justices Challen...

Will same-sex marriage remain protected once conservative judges take over the Supreme Court? American Marriage Ministries is committed to ensuring that all ...

1356 DAYS AGO | 10.5.2020

Plan a Simple Wedding Ceremony With Inspiration from One Couple’s ‘Year and a...

Learn the parts of a handfasting wedding and Plan a handfasting ceremony using inspiration from a traditional Pagan ‘year and a day’ engagement.

1359 DAYS AGO | 10.2.2020

“Having the care of souls” as an online-ordained minister: How wedding offici...

Tennessee lawmakers have incorrectly applied the phrase "having the care of souls" to discriminate against ministers that are ordained online. Learn how onli...

1359 DAYS AGO | 10.2.2020

“I do,” in the Nude: Officiating a Naturist Wedding

What do officiants wear? It depends… Read how one officiant led a naturist wedding in a nudist community, but stayed true to her own personal wedding style.

1362 DAYS AGO | 9.29.2020

From Seasonal Masks to Extra Mics, 5 Things Officiants Can Do Right Now to Pr...

There are several ways officiants can prepare for fall & winter indoor weddings during the pandemic to make seasonal ceremonies safe, fun, and memorable.

1365 DAYS AGO | 9.26.2020

How to write a compelling minister profile or personal bio

Tips for wedding officiants on how to write an engaging minister profile or personal bio

1367 DAYS AGO | 9.24.2020

Remembering RBG's Work to Legalize and Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage

American Marriage Ministries honors and reflects on RBG's longstanding efforts to legalize and celebrate same-sex marriage.

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1369 DAYS AGO | 9.22.2020

Safe Ceremony Planning — How Wedding Officiants Can Still Get to Know a Coupl...

Wedding ceremony planning, Learn how to have a great first-meeting and interview with a new couple while social distancing.

1373 DAYS AGO | 9.18.2020

Handfasting and Virtual Weddings -- Keeping Traditions Alive in Modern Microw...

Lessons from a Seattle couple’s livestreamed handfasting, where not just one but two dads helped officiate the unique virtual event.

1375 DAYS AGO | 9.16.2020

More Than Words: 5 Body Language Tips for New Officiants

Learn how to use body language to improve ceremonies for first time wedding officiants.

1377 DAYS AGO | 9.14.2020

Can I Get A Witness? Small Ceremonies, Witness Requirements, and Self-Solemn...

Most states require an officiant and witnesses at a wedding ceremony, but there are a few places where couples can officiate weddings on their own with a sel...

1381 DAYS AGO | 9.10.2020

Rehearsals are Important - Even When Officiating a Friend’s Casual Backyard W...

Whether your wedding is big or small, rehearsing the ceremony is a must

1383 DAYS AGO | 9.8.2020

Attention Officiants: 4 things you might forget the day of the wedding (and w...

Four important things that wedding officiants often forget - and what they can do about it when it happens! Avoid wedding day disasters and turn mishaps into...

Illustration of a gothic bride and groom wearing animal masks for a Halloween or Samhain pagan wedding celebration

1387 DAYS AGO | 9.4.2020

So you’ve been asked to officiate a Halloween or Samhain wedding...

Learn how to officiate a Halloween or Samhain wedding and write a custom fall holiday ceremony script.

1391 DAYS AGO | 8.31.2020

Microphone Tips for Wedding Officiants and Couples

Microphone and wedding audio advice for first time, novice officiants and couples planning their own wedding.

1391 DAYS AGO | 8.31.2020

New marriage officiant legislation submitted in Virginia, fails to address br...

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

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