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5 Best Places to Get Ordained Online in 2020 (LEGALLY)

5 Best Places to Get Ordained Online in 2020 (LEGALLY)

You know how long it takes to get ordained online? 5 minutes. Or less. There are a several online organizations that ordain ministers. So let's dive right in and see where you can get legally ordained online right now. Here are The 5 Best Places to Get Ordained...

The 7 Most Beautiful Wedding Ceremony Scripts…Ever

The 7 Most Beautiful Wedding Ceremony Scripts…Ever

Ready to find the perfect ceremony script for your wedding? This post includes a compilation of 7 of the most beautiful wedding scripts in the history of weddings. And here they are! A Deeply Moving Non-Religious Ceremony Script Mildy Religious Wedding Ceremony Super...

Include Children in Your Wedding [or Wedding Reception]

Include Children in Your Wedding [or Wedding Reception]

5 Great ways to incorporate children in a wedding ceremony or reception. Some of the most loved and blessed families were blended. The Von Trapps. Brady Bunch. Bruce Willis, Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore. Cinderella. Does Different Strokes count or is that...

Definitive Guide: How to get ordained online (legally)

Definitive Guide: How to get ordained online (legally)

The 5 (or so) Simple Steps to Legal Online Ordination In this article you'll learn how to get ordained online legally to perform weddings in the United States. And I'll show you how step-by-step.  But first, I'm going to assume a thing or two about you: You are not...

How To Start a Wedding Officiant Business – in 7 Steps

How To Start a Wedding Officiant Business – in 7 Steps

These days I enjoy a charmed life on an island in the tropics.  I live 2 minutes from a world-class beach.  I perform wedding ceremonies in powdery white sand and make a pretty good living making dreams come true. But it wasn’t always this way.  I used to be a trial...

How to Write Your Wedding Vows: The Definitive 2019 Guide

How to Write Your Wedding Vows: The Definitive 2019 Guide

(Spoiler Alert: The whole process takes 15-20 minutes.  I’ll even show you a trick on how to write your wedding vows in 30 seconds.) If you aren’t convinced that you should write your wedding vows, know this: It’s not an option. (If you already committed to writing...

Wedding Ceremony Order – A Definitive Guide for 2019

Wedding Ceremony Order – A Definitive Guide for 2019

This guide will show you the exact wedding ceremony order for your wedding. The best part? Everything here will apply to just about any wedding format or situation. (In other words, don't worry if you are new to this or if you have a non-traditional wedding.) Another...

How to Perform a Wedding: The Right Way

How to Perform a Wedding: The Right Way

This guide will show you how to perform a wedding. The best part? It's ridiculously easy. (In other words, no need to rely on books or other rambling fluff articles.) So let's get started... Content Sections Pick a script Learn the script Perform the wedding ceremony...

Traditional Wedding Vows – The Definitive Guide

Traditional Wedding Vows – The Definitive Guide

“I promise to obey”. In the past, a woman would promise "to obey" her husband as part of the marriage vows.  But that was a long time ago.  In a land far, far away… Anyhow, here are THE original and official, traditional wedding vows: I, (Groom’s first name), take you...