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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...

The Ultimate Guide: How to Officiate Your First Wedding

The Ultimate Guide: How to Officiate Your First Wedding

So you went and got your self ordained online...and you're about to officiate your first wedding. Are you ready?     I'm going to show you everything you need to know to crush your first wedding. Now I'm guessing that when your Ordination Papers arrived in the mail,...

Is Getting Ordained Online Legal?

Is Getting Ordained Online Legal?

Seems kinda shady.   Pay a few bucks and some online "church" sends you a piece of paper that says you're ordained. So is getting ordained online legal? The simple answer:  Yes. But the follow up question you should be asking is:  Can you legally perform weddings once...

How to Find a Wedding Officiant – In 3 Simple Steps

How to Find a Wedding Officiant – In 3 Simple Steps

 A quick story. Recently I officiated a wedding at a major resort in the Caribbean. The wedding was black-tie and very formal.  The groom was from Germany and the bride was Chinese.  Their respective families were flown in from all over the world.  They...