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1559 DAYS AGO | 3.17.2020

Finding Inspiration in Self-Isolation: How to Keep Calm and Officiate On

How to help yourself and others in the role of wedding officiant in the midst of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis

1566 DAYS AGO | 3.10.2020

“Should I officiate my granddaughter's wedding?” What to ask yourself if you ...

If someone has asked you to officiate their wedding, it's because they recognize your ability to help them tell their story and create a memorable experience.

1573 DAYS AGO | 3.3.2020

Ask AMM: "Who is in charge of getting the marriage license?"

Many first time officiants wonder who is responsible for getting the marriage license, and how to fill it out afterward.

A wedding officiant presides over a wedding ceremony, holding a microphone up to speak, while the bride and groom hold hands and smile happily. Beside them is the best man, who watches with a smile.

1579 DAYS AGO | 2.26.2020

Wedding Officiant Do's & Don't's

AMM's list of Officiant Do's and Don'ts for first time wedding officiants, and what to pack in your Officiant Wedding Emergency Kit before you head to your f...

1580 DAYS AGO | 2.25.2020

Wedding Ceremony in a Graveyard? We asked our ministers and couples what they...

If you are planning to have your wedding in a cemetery, these tips will help you create an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life (and d...

1587 DAYS AGO | 2.18.2020

Ask AMM: "Can I Perform My Own Marriage Ceremony?"

Regulations and policies for performing self-uniting or self-solemnizing marriage ceremonies in select states

1591 DAYS AGO | 2.14.2020

AMM Glossary: Helpful Words Every Ordained Minister Needs to Know

American Marriage Ministries' glossary of frequently used terms that every ordained minister needs to know

1592 DAYS AGO | 2.13.2020

The Importance of the Wedding Ceremony: Why saying “I do” Matters More Than Y...

Without the ceremony, your wedding is just an expensive party. Learn how to start you wedding celebration right by creating a powerful ceremony.

Close up photo shows a young minister filling out paperwork to register as a wedding minister and prepare to officiate a wedding ceremony.

1593 DAYS AGO | 2.12.2020

How to Get Certified to Marry Someone: Ordination, Certification, and Ministe...

What does it mean to get certified to marry someone. Learn about state requirements to perform marriage, and what you need to do.

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

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1599 DAYS AGO | 2.6.2020

Ordination vs. Government License: Do You Need to Register to Officiate Weddi...

Ordination or Government Minister License, learn the difference and what steps do you need to take to legally officiate weddings in your state.

1599 DAYS AGO | 2.6.2020

Tennessee Lawmakers move to strip same-sex couples of marriage equality (again)

Tennessee Republicans are once again attacking marriage equality, this time arguing that same-sex marriage is "indecent" and unconstitutional.

1600 DAYS AGO | 2.5.2020

Love in the time of Coronavirus: What to do if the bride, groom, or wedding p...

Couples are cancelling weddings to prevent the Coronavirus spread, what should you if you get sick before your wedding day, even if it's just the common cold...

1601 DAYS AGO | 2.4.2020

“Wedding Officiants near me” - What to watch out for when searching for weddi...

Wondering where to start your search for a wedding officiant? From Google to Friends and Family, finding the right match requires an understanding of the cer...

1608 DAYS AGO | 1.28.2020

How to find a wedding officiant in 2020: How online ordination makes the best...

You probably already know the perfect wedding officiant, but what's the best way to start looking, and who is that person?

Wedding officiant speaks to the groom during a sunny outdoor wedding ceremony, standing with the groom and bride in front of a simple white arch, with trees in the background. Next to the couple are a bridesmaid, wearing a floral dress and holding a bouquet, and a groomsman in a suit.

1612 DAYS AGO | 1.24.2020

...So What Does a Wedding Officiant Really Do?

From writing, traveling, handling logistics and important documents, and meeting with the couple, wedding officiants go above and beyond to create the perfec...

1612 DAYS AGO | 1.24.2020

Couples: How to Work Best With Your Wedding Officiant

Choosing your officiant wisely and working with them closely throughout the duration of your planning is the key to a successful wedding ceremony.

1613 DAYS AGO | 1.23.2020

Is Virginia about to get rid of its discriminatory marriage officiant laws?

A law submitted in Virginia could make it easier for friends and family to officiate weddings by allowing couples to designate their officiant on their weddi...

1614 DAYS AGO | 1.22.2020

Proposed New Jersey Amendment to "Authorize Persons Serving Overseas in Milit...

New Jersey’s marriage by proxy laws will now authorize persons serving overseas in military to be married or enter into civil union by video conference or ot...

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