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145 DAYS AGO | 1.30.2024

Lenny Kravitz Might ‘Wing’ His Wedding Toast, But You’d Better Not

Unless you’re a rock ‘n’ roll legend who’s mastered the impromptu red carpet interview like Lenny Kravitz, it’s best to prepare and practice your wedding toa...

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157 DAYS AGO | 1.18.2024

Will Utah Legislators Put Limits on Virtual Weddings in 2024?

Learn about proposed changes to Utah's remote marriage ceremonies and services in 2024. Legislators seek to amend the law to require at least one of the indi...

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

159 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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Ceremony Planning Articles

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117 DAYS AGO | 2.27.2024

Sample Vows for Polyamorous Wedding & Commitment Ceremonies

Examples of wedding vows & commitment vows for polyamorous celebrations of marriage, vow renewals, and commitment ceremonies. These examples will work for sp...

Bride links arms with her father as he walks her down the aisle on her wedding day. It's sunny and they are outdoors, they look very happy.

121 DAYS AGO | 2.23.2024

Include Dads & Father-Figures in a Wedding Ceremony With These Sweet Ideas

Sweet ways to include a father, grandfather, step-dad or father-figure in your wedding ceremony, including suggestions to honor the memory of a deceased fath...

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122 DAYS AGO | 2.22.2024

Add a Quirky Egg Blessing to Your Easter Wedding & Give Kids Something Fun to...

Plan an offbeat Easter wedding with a fun egg blessing ceremony! It’s a great way to include friends and relatives in your wedding, with an epic egg hunt aft...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

650 DAYS AGO | 9.12.2022

Wedding Smudge Stick Recipe - Sage, Sweetgrass, and Lavender

Use this simple recipe to make a sweet-smelling protective wedding smudge stick for your wedding’s smudging ceremony. This sacred combination of sage, sweetg...

660 DAYS AGO | 9.2.2022

Wiccan Wedding Spell – A Handfasting Love Spell

These Wiccan wedding vows cast a powerful spell of love and commitment. Use in place of traditional wedding vows in a Wiccan or other modern Pagan wedding ce...

667 DAYS AGO | 8.26.2022

A Christian House Blessing Prayer to Protect & Celebrate Your New Home

An original Christian house blessing prayer used to bless and protect a new home, or to honor a new stage in life, such as following a wedding or marriage ce...

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Community Articles

220 DAYS AGO | 11.16.2023

Celebrating 5 Years of AMM’s 'American Weddings' Blog!

Today marks the fifth anniversary of American Marriage Ministries’ online publication, American Weddings – a wedding blog dedicated to the wedding ceremony; ...

229 DAYS AGO | 11.7.2023

New Officiant Script! Muslim & Christian Interfaith Wedding Ceremony

A heartfelt wedding officiant script for a Muslim Christian wedding service! This interfaith nikah / wedding ceremony script includes references to The Quran...

235 DAYS AGO | 11.1.2023

Commemorate Your Winter Wedding with a Festive Marriage Certificate

Commemorate your winter wedding with a festive marriage certificate! These unique designs also make a creative wedding gift or anniversary gift from an offic...

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