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News Articles

219 DAYS AGO | 9.18.2023

We can’t stop thinking about this marriage advice from 1880

This marriage advice from 1880 offers an interesting glimpse into the past! The wedding reading, titled 'How to Perpetuate the Honeymoon,' has been reprinted...

222 DAYS AGO | 9.15.2023

Ex-clerk Kim Davis ordered to pay $100,000 to same-sex couple for violating t...

Good news! Ex-county clerk Kim Davis has been ordered to pay $100,000 in damages for refusing to issue a marriage license to same-sex partners David Ermold a...

229 DAYS AGO | 9.8.2023

City of Boston removes gender markers from marriage licenses

The City of Boston just removed gender markers from marriage licenses and applications! Beginning this week, applicants are no longer required to register th...

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Ceremony Planning Articles

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

140 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...

141 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...

142 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 ...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

877 DAYS AGO | 11.29.2021

5 Strange and Delightful Wedding Traditions From The Past

5 unusual wedding traditions from the past, with modern twists to bring these old fashioned customs back to the marriage ceremony. The silver sixpence, the b...

880 DAYS AGO | 11.26.2021

The Wedding Ring Finger - Which Finger, Which Hand, and Why!

Wondering “Which finger does a wedding ring go on,” and why? Learn what hand a wedding ring goes on and the romantic history of the ring finger, from the Egy...

884 DAYS AGO | 11.22.2021

‘Naming Ceremonies’ at Any Stage of Life: How Celebrants Create Space for Aut...

Learn about the Naming Ceremony tradition for adults at any stage of life, and how Celebrants and Officiants create space for authentic identity through this...

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Community Articles

273 DAYS AGO | 7.26.2023

NYC Celebrant Chris Shelley shares the secret to becoming a successful weddin...

Meet expert Celebrant Christopher Shelley! Chris uses the act of storytelling to write compelling and personal wedding ceremonies, and is a master at keeping...

282 DAYS AGO | 7.17.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: When the Father of the Bride has Chest Pains…

Remember not to panic! When a medical emergency delays the start of this wedding ceremony, the officiant leaps into action with the help of a few knowledgeab...

287 DAYS AGO | 7.12.2023

Wedding Ceremony Script PDFs for Officiants: Download, Print, and Perform!

Looking for the perfect wedding officiant script? AMM now offers a simple PDF download option for popular wedding scripts and templates in our Ceremony Scrip...

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