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1419 DAYS AGO | 7.8.2020

NY Governor Cuomo extends online zoom wedding order, allowing NY couples to k...

An order signed on July, 7 2020 by NY Governor Cuomo lets couples and officiants perform wedding ceremonies over the internet, in order to promote social dis...

Close up view of bride holding sunflowers and wearing a white dress, next to and officiant reading from a book and the wedding ceremony script, and the groom, wearing a dark suit and a white flower in his lapel. They are outside during the ceremony.

1419 DAYS AGO | 7.8.2020

Helpful Tips for the First-Time Wedding Officiant

Officiating for the first time? Here are helpful tips and details to remember that will ensure your success as a wedding officiant!

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1421 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2020

Does My American Marriage Ministries Ordination Expire?

Ordinations granted by American Marriage Ministries are free, do not expire, and do not require renewal, find out how our ordination is central to our missio...

1428 DAYS AGO | 6.29.2020

Jewish Synagogue moves ordination online to circumvent COVID-19 shutdown

COVID-19 is pushing more and more religious functions online, such as the Jewish Universalist Online Synagogue, which ordained 162 Rabbis and Cantors over t...

1431 DAYS AGO | 6.26.2020

AMM Backs #StopHateForProfit Campaign, Will Suspend Facebook Advertising

American Marriage Ministries will back the #StopHateForProfit campaign by boycotting Facebook ads and suspending all advertising campaigns on Facebook and In...

1432 DAYS AGO | 6.25.2020

AMM’s In-person Ordination Tour in Tennessee: A Look Back – and Forward

We reflect on the powerful experience of going to Tennessee one year ago to offer ministers in-person ordination ahead of the state's anti-online ordination ...

1435 DAYS AGO | 6.22.2020

First-Time Officiant FAQs

Just got ordained? Fear not! Here are some popular and frequently asked questions from first time wedding officiants

1440 DAYS AGO | 6.17.2020

The importance of researching different internet churches for your ordination...

Why it's important to put thought and effort into your online ordination - and why getting ordained with American Marriage Ministries makes all the difference

1447 DAYS AGO | 6.10.2020

An Update from AMM on Tennessee's Anti-Online Ordination Law

An update from American Marriage Ministries on the fight against Tennessee's discriminatory anti-online ordination law SB1377/HB0213

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1447 DAYS AGO | 6.10.2020

Wedding ceremonies are a public investment in the couple’s partnership. Why c...

Wedding ceremonies are important because they allow the guests to create an emotional investment in the couple's marriage and relationship. Public ceremonies...

1455 DAYS AGO | 6.2.2020

Can’t book a wedding venue? Consider a micro-wedding, or backyard wedding cer...

With wedding venues becoming overbooked due to the COVID-19 Shutdown, couples might need to get creative with their wedding plans. Learn about backyard weddi...

1456 DAYS AGO | 6.1.2020

Why honoring and supporting Pride Month is more important than ever

This year’s Pride underscores the prejudice and discrimination that runs rampant in our nation – and why it’s more important than ever that we stand together...

1462 DAYS AGO | 5.26.2020

American Marriage Ministries just ordained our 700,000th minister today!

American Marriage Ministries just ordained minister number 700,000 as more Americans get ordained online to officiate weddings for friends and family during ...

1467 DAYS AGO | 5.21.2020

The Pros and Cons of Virtual Weddings: Is a Zoom ceremony the right choice fo...

The pros and cons of having a virtual wedding ceremony

1467 DAYS AGO | 5.21.2020

New York City Marriage Bureau opens its doors (partially), now accepting appo...

The New York City Marriage Bureau announced that couples can begin setting appointments to apply for their marriage licenses, suggesting that things might be...

1469 DAYS AGO | 5.19.2020

Will we all be replaced by virtual wedding officiants?

Are wedding officiants about to be replaced by robots, or will weddings return to normal after the coronavirus shutdown learn how to stay ahead of the trends...

1470 DAYS AGO | 5.18.2020

Attempts to gut the United States Postal Service will destroy small businesse...

The USPS is a lifeline for small businesses. Letting this institution fail is an attack on small enterprise by wall street crooks that are hell bent on makin...

1475 DAYS AGO | 5.13.2020

12 Popular Wedding Ceremony Components – (almost) everything you might want t...

Before you start writing your wedding ceremony script, take a moment to read about the different components, and how the combine to create a wedding ceremony...

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