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235 DAYS AGO | 10.2.2023

5 Nontraditional Wedding Ideas from Reality TV Stars Caelynn Miller-Keyes & D...

Need some inspiration for a nontraditional wedding ceremony? Try one of these 5 unique ideas from Caelynn Miller-Keyes and Dean Unglert intimate and fun fall...

241 DAYS AGO | 9.26.2023

Would You Sell Tickets to Your Wedding? A Curious New Tourism Trend in Indian...

A growing trend in wedding tourism: ticketed weddings for tourists. Join My Wedding is helping Indian couples sell tickets to tourists to attend their tradit...

246 DAYS AGO | 9.21.2023

Michigan bans child marriage, raises legal age to marry to 18

You must be 18 years old to get married in Michigan. This week, Gov Whitmer signed legislation to ban the marriage of minors in the state, without exception....

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Ceremony Planning Articles

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.

169 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

170 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...

171 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...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

910 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...

914 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...

926 DAYS AGO | 11.10.2021

Nobel Prize winner Malala gets married! Plus a look at the Nikah Ceremony

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala married Asser Malik this week. See photos from the couple’s wedding and learn about the Muslim Nikah (nikkah) ceremony and Is...

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Community Articles

312 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...

317 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...

319 DAYS AGO | 7.10.2023

How Much Will Couples Spend on a Wedding Officiant This Year?

AMM 2023 Survey: With wedding costs soaring, how much will the average couple spend on a wedding officiant for their ceremony this year? We asked 150 soon-to...

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