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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...

64 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...

66 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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Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

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

Ceremony Planning Articles

24 DAYS AGO | 11.7.2022

Muslim Wedding Vows Inspired by Quran Verses on Love & Marriage

5 examples of Muslim wedding vows inspired by quotes from the Quran about love and marriage to use in a modern Nikah ceremony or interfaith Muslim wedding ce...

27 DAYS AGO | 11.4.2022

Can’t Afford a Wedding? How to Get Married for (Almost) Free

Simple advice on how to get married for free, or almost free. Most couples can’t afford a traditional wedding venue or reception, but there are plenty of alt...

28 DAYS AGO | 11.3.2022

How to Become a Wedding Celebrant & Officiate a Wedding for the First Time

Follow these simple steps to get ordained online, register as a wedding celebrant, and complete our free minister training! American Marriage Ministries make...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

216 DAYS AGO | 4.29.2022

How to Perform a Unity Candle Ceremony (for Wedding Officiants)

Want to plan or perform a unity candle ceremony for your wedding? Learn about supplies, how to set up the table, what to say and do, and considerations for a...

240 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2022

The Wedding Bouquet Toss: What it Means (and What to Avoid)

Learn the symbolism and meaning that have made the wedding bouquet toss one of the most popular wedding traditions for centuries, including the custom's Engl...

266 DAYS AGO | 3.10.2022

Ghost Marriages – When ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ Isn’t Enough

3 modern examples of ghost marriage and the haunting history of marrying the dead, including posthumous marriage in China, France, and the Mormon Church her...

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Community Articles

94 DAYS AGO | 8.29.2022

You Don’t Need a Degree to Officiate Weddings, Just a Few Key Skills

Want to help others, celebrate love, and find a meaningful job – no degree required? Work as an ordained wedding officiant and marriage minister! It’s easy t...

112 DAYS AGO | 8.11.2022

Wedding Officiants: Learn the ‘Officiant Creep’ & Step Aside for the First Ki...

Excellent advice for first time wedding officiants! Help newlyweds get the best first kiss photo – step out of the photographer's way during the pronouncemen...

114 DAYS AGO | 8.9.2022

New Marriage & Vow Renewal Certificates! Nature Themes, Florals, and More

We’ve added new marriage certificate and vow renewal certificate designs to our store! Choose from a selection of green and gold nature themed certificates, ...

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