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121 DAYS AGO | 7.28.2022

July 2022 Marriage Legislation Roundup: Proposed & Passed legislation impacti...

A look at important proposed and recently passed marriage legislation in states across the U.S., including bills to end child marriage, codify same-sex and i...

122 DAYS AGO | 7.27.2022

New Script! A Forest Themed Elopement Ceremony with Ring Warming Unity Ritual

New forest theme wedding script! Ideal for nature lovers who plan to marry in an outdoor elopement or wedding ceremony, in a forest or woodland setting, in a...

124 DAYS AGO | 7.25.2022

From Volunteer Marriage Commissioner to AMM Minister: How a San Francisco wed...

AMM Minister Dyanna Volek got her start marrying people as a volunteer Marriage Commissioner at San Francisco City Hall. But when COVID caused shutdowns and ...

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Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

Ceremony Planning Articles

60 DAYS AGO | 9.27.2022

How to Get Married in Alabama in 4 Simple Steps

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding or vow renewal to get married in Alabama - including how to find a notary or wedding officiant, choose the be...

61 DAYS AGO | 9.26.2022

Wedding Inspiration from TODAY’s Jill Martin & Erik Brooks’ New York Public L...

TODAY contributor Jill Martin married financier Erik Brooks during an epic wedding ceremony at the New York Public Library earlier this month, and released p...

68 DAYS AGO | 9.19.2022

Is it Legal to Get Married on Mushrooms?

Magic mushrooms are having a moment in the wedding world! Like weed weddings did before them, psychedelic & psilocybin-infused marriage ceremonies are gainin...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

422 DAYS AGO | 9.30.2021

Add Magic to Your Second Ceremony with a ‘Year and a Day’ Handfasting

Combine the magic of the Celtic Year and a Day handfasting ritual with your sequel wedding or second ceremony! With links to wedding ceremony scripts, Pagan ...

429 DAYS AGO | 9.23.2021

Italian Wedding Traditions - From Warding Off the Evil Eye at Your Ceremony t...

Include one of these 14 Italian wedding traditions and superstitions in your marriage ceremony or reception! From warding off the evil eye and other supersti...

463 DAYS AGO | 8.20.2021

Historic Groome Church splits from UMC over LGBTQ marriage and ordination

Delaware’s Groome Church leaves United Methodist Church over the denomination’s discrimination toward LGBTQ+ individuals, and UMC’s ban of same-sex marriage ...

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Community Articles

203 DAYS AGO | 5.7.2022

What overturning Roe v Wade could mean for Marriage Equality

A look at how a SCOTUS decision to overturn Roe v Wade threatens marriage equality and could lead to state bans on interracial marriage and same sex marriage...

205 DAYS AGO | 5.5.2022

Listen to Full Wedding Ceremony Scripts on AMM’s SoundCloud

Listen to a professional wedding officiant perform our most popular wedding ceremony scripts, and practice your own personal delivery style before the weddin...

213 DAYS AGO | 4.27.2022

Heard the News? Introducing AMM Audio Articles!

Want wedding officiant tips and fresh wedding ideas and inspo on the go? Now introducing AMM Audio Articles. All of American Marriage Ministries’ best minist...

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