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27 DAYS AGO | 11.4.2022

Oklahoma Wedding Officiants No Longer Required to Register Before Performing ...

Learn about changes to Oklahoma marriage laws: Wedding officiants no longer need to file minister credentials with the court clerk to officiate a wedding cer...

31 DAYS AGO | 10.31.2022

Wedding Officiants: This Quiz Tells You Which Muppet You Are, Based on Your O...

A Muppet personality quiz for wedding officiants, based on how you officiate a wedding ceremony! Do couples see you as a Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Animal, F...

36 DAYS AGO | 10.26.2022

This Quiz tells You Which Kind of Wedding Officiant is Best for Your Ceremony

This short 5 question quiz will help you choose the best type of wedding officiant for your ceremony, based on your wedding budget, dream venue, religious or...

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Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

Ceremony Planning Articles

8 DAYS AGO | 11.23.2022

How to Tell if Your Officiant Can Perform a Legal Wedding

Learn who can legally officiate a wedding in your state and how to know if a wedding officiant meets the requirements to perform your marriage ceremony, incl...

9 DAYS AGO | 11.22.2022

10 Tips for Officiating a Winter Wedding

Advice for wedding officiants during the holiday winter wedding season. Ten simple tips on which supplies to pack in your emergency kit, what to wear, what t...

15 DAYS AGO | 11.16.2022

All About Quaker Wedding Traditions & Marriage ‘Under the Care of the Meeting’

Learn about common Quaker wedding ceremony traditions including how to get married without a wedding officiant in a self-uniting ritual, what it means to mar...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

98 DAYS AGO | 8.25.2022

All About House Blessing Traditions

House Blessing rituals have been around for thousands of years and show up in most cultures and faith traditions. Learn about the various ways people bless n...

104 DAYS AGO | 8.19.2022

Catholic Wedding Readings for Your Ceremony (& How to Include Them)

Choose from these common Catholic wedding readings to personalize your religious wedding ceremony script. These scripture readings taken from the Old & New T...

128 DAYS AGO | 7.26.2022

Eastern Orthodox Wedding Ceremony Traditions & Symbolism

Learn about unique Eastern Orthodox wedding traditions and the meaning of these ancient symbolic rituals, with a detailed description of the traditional Orth...

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Community Articles

63 DAYS AGO | 9.29.2022

Don’t let her fool you, Wedding Officiant Margaret Hall is anything but ordinary

Meet 'Ordinary' Margaret Hall, an AMM-ordained minister and wedding officiant, and proud owner of The Matchbox Drive Thru -- an inclusive Vegas-themed weddin...

72 DAYS AGO | 9.20.2022

How to Replace a Lost or Damaged AMM Ordination Certificate

Learn how to replace a lost or damaged ordination certificate from American Marriage Ministries. Your minister ordination with AMM never expires, making it e...

78 DAYS AGO | 9.14.2022

AMM’s Going to Wedding MBA 2022 - See You There!

We’ll see you at Wedding MBA 2022! The team from American Marriage Ministries is attending this year’s November Wedding Pro Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

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