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177 DAYS AGO | 12.22.2023

AMM’s Most Popular Articles of 2023: Current Wedding Trends and Classic Content

The most popular topics on AMM's American Weddings this year: The wedding trends that shaped 2023, with inspiration for 2024 and years to come! Including lov...

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177 DAYS AGO | 12.22.2023

AMM’s Most Popular Wedding Ceremony Scripts of 2023

The most popular wedding ceremony scripts for officiants and couples this year, including a few surprising new trends and unity rituals: Lighthearted and fun...

Happy newlyweds after the wedding ceremony, surrounded by friends and family and their wedding officiant. The bride and groom look at each other, laughing and smiling, she's wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet and he has a dark suit and glasses.

178 DAYS AGO | 12.21.2023

How Much Does it Cost to Get Ordained Online in Mississippi to Officiate a We...

Learn how much it costs to become an ordained minister online in Mississippi, whether you’ll pay more for minister registration to officiate a wedding, and h...

A groom leans over a table during the wedding ceremony to sign the marriage license. In the background, the bride watches, along with friends and family members

179 DAYS AGO | 12.20.2023

Signing a Marriage License During the Wedding Ceremony - Tips for Officiants ...

Everything you need to know to include signing the marriage license in a wedding ceremony as a low-stress and unique unity ritual. Ask your officiant to sign...

Happy newlyweds smile and pose in the back seat of a car as they leave the wedding ceremony. The groom wears a dark suit and is holding a red flower. The bride is wearing a white wedding dress, cute white wedding hat, and holding a bouquet. They look very excited and in love.

180 DAYS AGO | 12.19.2023

How Much Does it Cost to Get Ordained Online in Maryland to Officiate a Wedding?

Learn how much it costs to become an ordained minister online in Maryland, whether you’ll pay more for minister registration to officiate a wedding, and how ...

Two newlyweds celebrate their new marriage outdoors. The woman rides a blue vintage bike, and the man walks beside her in a casual slacks and button up shirt.

181 DAYS AGO | 12.18.2023

‘Preloping’ - A Cute Name for Signing a Marriage License Before the Wedding

Prelope now, party later: Discover the growing trend of ‘Preloping’, where couples meet with an officiant to sign their marriage license before holding a tra...

Newlyweds after the ceremony outdoors with friends and family, the groom is laughing and carrying the bride in his arms happily. They are dressed in formal wedding attire, a dark suit and white wedding dress.

184 DAYS AGO | 12.15.2023

How Much Does it Cost to Get Ordained Online in Illinois to Officiate a Wedding?

Learn how much it costs to become an ordained minister online in Illinois, whether you’ll be required to pay more for minister registration to officiate a we...

Bride and Groom stand outdoors in a snowy forest on their wedding day, dressed in a beautiful white wedding dress and light colored sweater. It's snowing lightly, and they look happy and in love for the solstice.

185 DAYS AGO | 12.14.2023

New script! Winter Solstice Wedding with Reading from “Northern Sky” by Nick ...

A spiritual wedding ceremony script for Winter Solstice wedding or elopement. References to nature, the meaning of holiday, and lasting love. This officiant ...

Two wedding rings are placed on an open Bible, symbolizing religious Christian marriage.

186 DAYS AGO | 12.13.2023

Missouri Lawmakers (Still) Want To Bring Covenant Marriage to the State

Learn about renewed efforts by Missouri legislators to create legal provisions for covenant marriages in 2024, plus a brief look at what covenant marriage is...

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187 DAYS AGO | 12.12.2023

AMM’s Officiant Accelerator is headed to Nashville, Tennessee!

American Marriage Ministries is headed to Nashville, TN, for a day of wedding officiant focused education, conversation, and networking! This Officiant Accel...

A young groom and bride stand under an arch outdoors on the day of their wedding ceremony. They're wearing a dark green color theme, with a dark green suit and a dark green wedding dress. They stand facing each other, smiling and in love, the bride has her hands resting on the groom's chest in a loving way.

188 DAYS AGO | 12.11.2023

How Much Does it Cost to Get Ordained Online in Idaho to Officiate a Wedding?

Learn how much it costs to become an ordained minister online in Idaho, if you’ll be required to pay more for minister registration to officiate a wedding or...

A young bride places the wedding ring on the groom's hand during a non-religious secular wedding ceremony. The officiant is behind the groom and can't be seen clearly. Both the bride and groom are smiling, wearing a white dress and a dark suit, with earrings and young alternative styles.

192 DAYS AGO | 12.7.2023

Who Can Officiate a Non-Religious Wedding Ceremony?

Looking for a non religious wedding officiant? There are several great officiant options to consider when planning a civil, secular, or non-religious weddin...

Cordón ilustrado atado en un nudo infinito para representar un ritual de unión único

193 DAYS AGO | 12.6.2023

Cómo Amarrar el Cordón en un Handfasting -- El Nudo Infinito

Una Ceremonia de Unión de Manos, Handfasting! Cómo hacer un nudo infinito durante la ceremonia de su boda. Siga estos diez sencillos pasos ilustrados. Un sen...

194 DAYS AGO | 12.5.2023

How to Officiate a Christmas Wedding Ceremony

Learn how to officiate a Christmas wedding ceremony for the first time, including where to get ordained online, what questions to ask the couple, how to writ...

195 DAYS AGO | 12.4.2023

5 Reasons to Have Your Wedding at a Funeral Home

Want to get married at a funeral home? 5 great reasons to have your wedding at a funeral home, mortuary, or cemetery, and why more couples are choosing this ...

198 DAYS AGO | 12.1.2023

Ohio Bill Aims to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban & Protect Interracial Marriage

Learn about efforts in Ohio to repeal an outdated same-sex marriage ban and codify protections for interracial marriage at the state level, ensuring continui...

199 DAYS AGO | 11.30.2023

Advice for Newly-Sober Wedding Guests and Officiants

Newly sober and going to a wedding? Here are 7 tips to help you have a wonderful time (and stay sane and safe), whether you're a sober wedding guest, wedding...

200 DAYS AGO | 11.29.2023

Countdown to Epic '123123' Wedding Date: Numerologist Rebecca Scolnick Shares...

Prepare for an unforgettable ‘123123’ New Year’s Eve wedding or elopement with advice from expert numerologist Rebecca Scolnick, author of The Witch's Book ...

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