American Marriage Ministries is the only IRS Certified 501c3 Church offering online ordinations to become a wedding minister. Ordination is free and takes only a few minutes.
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Becoming a wedding officiant is one of the most rewarding roles you can ever have – and there’s nothing more exciting than being able to personalize a loved one’s wedding by becoming ordained especially for it. In practice, a wedding officiant is the person who leads the wedding ceremony, like the conductor of an orchestra,Read More
The beauty of having your own chosen minister officiate your wedding is that you have the freedom to customize the proceedings as much as you like – especially when it comes to having a non-religious wedding. The script sets out the running order and ‘stage directions’ for the entire ceremony – and with it, yourRead More
Our friends over at American Marriage Ministries have gotten a lot of questions from couples asking about Alabama’s new marriage license requirements. Specifically, folks are wondering about a new rule passed into law last year that seems to eliminate the role of the wedding officiant!? The good news is that Alabama’s new marriage process isRead More
Couples that want to add something special to their wedding ceremony often ask, “can a friend or family member perform the wedding ceremony?” The good news is, that the answer is yes! It’s never been easier to get ordained online, become an official minister, and officiate a legal wedding. And while there are dozens ofRead More
Getting married sounds complicated, but if you strip it down to the simple requirements, it’s actually pretty simple: A wedding only needs three things: you, your partner, and the person who officiates the ceremony and makes it official. This article is for all three of you – couples deciding on who should officiate their wedding,Read More
Here’s what should you keep in mind… Many people have been thinking about their wedding since they were a kid – but sometimes, when it comes to planning your actual wedding day, it can feel like there’s suddenly never enough time to get it done. With proper organization though, getting everything perfectly in place canRead More
This site is a proud affiliate of American Marriage Ministries. AMM is an IRS Certified 501c3 Charitable Organization providing free online ordination to those who have been asked to officiate weddings.