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155 DAYS AGO | 7.1.2022

Important changes to WI marriage license laws effective July 1, 2022

Updates for couples and wedding officiants on how to apply for, use, and return a marriage license in Wisconsin beginning July 1, 2022, including important i...

155 DAYS AGO | 7.1.2022

Apply for a Vermont marriage license in any county in the state, regardless o...

Beginning July 1, couples planning a wedding in Vermont can apply for a marriage license in any county in the state, regardless of their state or county of r...

156 DAYS AGO | 6.30.2022

New script! A Traditional Baptist Wedding Ceremony

New wedding script! A traditional Baptist wedding ceremony outline with Bible readings from John and Genesis, a moving invocation on the covenant of marriage...

157 DAYS AGO | 6.29.2022

AMM’s 2022 Yearbook! American Weddings Year in Review

A look back at the AMM Ministers, wedding officiants and celebrants, engaged couples, and other professionals who contributed their time and ceremony experti...

158 DAYS AGO | 6.28.2022

Watch These 10 Sample Wedding Ceremony Videos to Find the Best Script for You...

Watch an experienced wedding officiant deliver a full wedding ceremony script! Introducing AMM’s Sample Wedding Ceremonies: Each original wedding video conta...

159 DAYS AGO | 6.27.2022

Wedding Ring Alternatives: 5 Gifts to Exchange Instead of Rings at Your Cerem...

Looking for wedding ring alternatives to exchange during your wedding ceremony or elopement? Get creative with these 5 unique gift ideas – including matching...

162 DAYS AGO | 6.24.2022

Everything You Need to Know About Montana’s Declaration of Marriage Without S...

A detailed look at Montana’s Declaration of Marriage Without Solemnization option, including benefits and disadvantages, how it compares to a marriage licens...

163 DAYS AGO | 6.23.2022

5 Lucky Wedding Traditions from Around the World

Feeling superstitious about your wedding day? Try these 5 lucky wedding traditions to keep your ceremony on track toward a happy marriage, and avoid day-of d...

164 DAYS AGO | 6.22.2022

NY’s one-day marriage officiant license awaits final approval from Governor

New York is one step away from creating a new one-day marriage officiant designation for lay individuals who want to perform weddings there, after legislatio...

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164 DAYS AGO | 6.22.2022

Pagan Wedding Blessings for Every Season and Ceremony

4 Pagan wedding blessing examples and sample scripts to help you personalize your own handfasting, marriage ceremony, or Year and a Day celebration. With sug...

165 DAYS AGO | 6.21.2022

Dry Wedding Drinks: Non-Alcoholic Wine, Beer, and Spirits for Your Ceremony a...

Make your wedding unforgettable with these delicious non-alcoholic wine, beer, canned cocktail and mocktail offerings. Choose alcohol free drinks for a uniqu...

166 DAYS AGO | 6.20.2022

Lucky to Love You: 10 Song Lyrics to Inspire Your Wedding Vows

Feeling lucky in love? About to say ‘I do’ to your soulmate and best friend? Add these song lyrics to your written wedding vows for a personalized ceremony t...

169 DAYS AGO | 6.17.2022

AMM Minister delivers message of love at Idaho Pride event, amidst threats fr...

Minister Jan Shannon delivered an LGBTQ+ affirming prayer and message of love and unity at the Coeur d'Alene Pride in the Park event, while far-right protest...

170 DAYS AGO | 6.16.2022

Meditation for Ministers: Align Your Chakras for Wedding Season (and Beyond)

Marriage Ministers & Wedding Officiants: Use these meditation techniques to align your chakras in time for wedding season! Chakra work can help you lower anx...

171 DAYS AGO | 6.15.2022

Britney didn’t invite her mom to the wedding. Do you have to invite yours?

Britney Spears married longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari in an intimate celebrity wedding. The pop icon did not invite her mother, father, or several other rela...

172 DAYS AGO | 6.14.2022

Good news for online-ordained ministers in Tennessee as ongoing lawsuit conti...

The most recent update from American Marriage Ministries on the fight against Tennessee's discriminatory anti-online ordination law SB 1377 / HB 0213. With i...

172 DAYS AGO | 6.14.2022

Take this Quiz Before You Ask a Friend to Officiate Your Wedding

Have a friend or relative in mind to ask to officiate your wedding, but not sure if they’re the right choice for your ceremony? This quiz will help you choos...

173 DAYS AGO | 6.13.2022

Utah Senator announces legislation to codify same-sex marriage

Utah State Senator Derek Kitchen announces plans to codify same-sex marriage in the state and remove a defunct ban from state marriage laws, following the le...

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