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149 DAYS AGO | 7.7.2022

New script! Christian Wedding Ceremony with Marriage Prayer & Recognition of ...

New wedding script! A sweet nondenominational Christian wedding ceremony outline with a Bible reading from Corinthians, a moving invocation on the power of ...

150 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2022

Mormon sealing ceremony saved by blockchain technology

A Utah couple’s Latter-day Saints temple wedding and sealing ceremony was saved with the help of blockchain technology and Utah County’s digital marriage lic...

151 DAYS AGO | 7.5.2022

The Threat to Same-Sex Marriage in a Post-Roe World

Update on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade and what it might mean for the future of Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage, and other rig...

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Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

Ceremony Planning Articles

66 DAYS AGO | 9.28.2022

These compostable wedding rings gave us a fun ceremony idea…

We love eco-friendly weddings and vow renewal ceremonies! So naturally, we were inspired by news of a unique line of compostable rings created by environment...

67 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...

68 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...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

491 DAYS AGO | 7.30.2021

How to Baptize Someone (and Why They Might Ask You To)

Learn about baptism, including how to baptize someone in water, its meaning in Christianity, answers to common questions, who can perform baptism, and exampl...

498 DAYS AGO | 7.23.2021

Spiritual Bathing - Performing Ritual Baths for Yourself & Others

Spiritual baths and ritual bathing have been used by cultures and faiths throughout history, including Hindus, Christians, and Pagans. Learn to prepare and p...

508 DAYS AGO | 7.13.2021

‘Love Prevails’ LGBT group quits United Methodist Church in bold move

LGBTQ+ activist group Love Prevails departs the United Methodist Church in an open letter to the UMC, followed by the retirement of influential pastor Rev. A...

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Community Articles

255 DAYS AGO | 3.23.2022

Watch: Samuel Heath Describes Being Asked to Officiate a Wedding for the Firs...

Video: Minister Sam Heath describes the first time he was asked to officiate a wedding for a same gender, same-sex couple in Georgia that lead to his ordinat...

257 DAYS AGO | 3.21.2022

How to Get Your Wedding Published on AMM’s Wedding Wall

Learn how to get your real wedding published on the AMM Wedding Wall. This unique feature is available to AMM Ministers and their couples, and helps showcase...

268 DAYS AGO | 3.10.2022

Congress’s bipartisan USPS vote is great news for small organizations and rur...

The Postal Service Reform Act was passed in Congress this week in a show of rare bipartisan support, and is on its way to President Biden to be signed into l...

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