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1742 DAYS AGO | 9.5.2019

Breathe in, Breathe Out: Calming Brides' and Grooms' Nerves

Attention wedding officiants: If the bride or groom are nervous before the wedding ceremony, these tips will help calm their nerves and ensure that the weddi...

1756 DAYS AGO | 8.22.2019

Putting Yourself Out There, Pt. 2: How to Build Your Portfolio and Gain Expos...

How to network, give and get referrals, build relationships, and promote yourself as a wedding officiant

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1764 DAYS AGO | 8.14.2019

Co-Officiating a Wedding Ceremony: The More the Marrier? 

If you want to have more than one person officiate your wedding, it's important to plan ahead and consider these important tips.

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