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A promotional image for the renewal of vows package from AMM, showing the gift box and its contents, a floral and blue background, and the text, "Renew your wedding vows!" , Vow Renewal Package, and the AMM logo

52 DAYS AGO | 4.25.2024

New ‘We Still Do!’ Vow Renewal Package in the AMM Store!

Say 'We Still Do!' with AMM's vow renewal package. Asked to officiate a vow renewal? Want to surprise your spouse with a cute anniversary 'proposal'? This gi...

Bride and groom laying in the grass in their beautiful wedding outfits, suit and dress, smiling at each other and holding hands. Photo taken from above, looking down.

73 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2024

Spring 2024 Most Popular Wedding Ceremony Scripts of the Season

The most popular wedding ceremony scripts of the 2024 Spring wedding season! Short, simple, funny, and slightly-spiritual, these are the trends to watch. Wit...

A groom places a wedding ring on a bride's finger during their marriage ceremony.

79 DAYS AGO | 3.29.2024

Justices of the Peace are Causing Marriage Mayhem in Connecticut

Learn about controversy caused by Justices of the Peace in Bridgeport, CT, who are loitering outside the vital records office and marrying couples at city ha...

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Ceremony Planning Articles

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75 DAYS AGO | 4.2.2024

Can You Get Married Without a Wedding Ring?

Can you get married without exchanging wedding rings? Yes, you bet! Learn why some couples skip the rings, ideas for wedding gifts to exchange instead of rin...

Una ilustración estilizada de manos y el cosmos, con números para simbolizar la numerología de la boda.

80 DAYS AGO | 3.28.2024

Numerología de Bodas: Las Mejores Fechas para Casarse en 2024

¡Las mejores fechas para casarse cada temporada en 2024, según la numerología! La experta numeróloga Rebecca Scolnick ofrece información e inspiración para a...

Young wedding officiant leads the ceremony for two brides during an alternative outdoor wedding ceremony.

81 DAYS AGO | 3.27.2024

What Wedding Planners Wish Wedding Officiants Knew…

5 ways for new and first-time wedding officiants to work best with the wedding planner, including tips on communication, collaboration and who runs the rehea...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

276 DAYS AGO | 9.14.2023

Inviting Death Home: Home Funeral Guide Sara Williams on Reconnecting with De...

AMM interviews Celebrant Sara Williams to learn what a home funeral guide does, how Death Cafes change the conversation around death and dying, the role of a...

310 DAYS AGO | 8.11.2023

What Wedding Officiants Need to Know About Name Changes, Wedding Customs, and...

Learn why so many women in the U.S. change their last name when they marry, how patriarchy and legal restrictions shaped this interesting wedding custom, and...

339 DAYS AGO | 7.13.2023

Unity Ceremony Ideas for a Pantheist Wedding Ceremony

Pantheist wedding ceremonies celebrate love, spiritual connection, the joy of living, and the divine universe. These unity ceremony ideas are the blend of na...

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Community Articles

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129 DAYS AGO | 2.8.2024

Introducing AMM’s Book of Wedding Vows and Ceremonies!

For wedding officiants and couples, AMM presents an exciting collection of wedding vow and ceremony script examples! This detailed book includes examples for...

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130 DAYS AGO | 2.7.2024

Officiant Accelerator is in DC on March 13th! Meet the Speakers for This Exci...

Attention Wedding Officiants in the DMV: Meet the speakers for our March 13th, 2024 officiant training and networking seminar! This fun one-day event feature...

Newlyweds bride and groom kiss outdoors during their wedding ceremony. The sun is behind them and shines through as they kiss.

152 DAYS AGO | 1.16.2024

Arkansas Officiant Plans Cosmic Group Wedding for April’s Solar Eclipse

Get married during April’s solar eclipse in a unique group wedding event in Pottsville, Arkansas! Officiated by AMM-ordained Notary Officiant Kimberely Boren...

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