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Has Marriage Become Merely a Trophy?

Once upon a time, a wedding signified a rite of passage between American childhood and adulthood. When a couple got married, whatever their ages, they were publicly declaring that they were two responsible adults ready t ...

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Top 7 Trends in Wedding Reception Music

Music has always been a big part of weddings, and certainly of wedding receptions. In fact, music is often how you set the mood or tone for the entire day’s festivities. Consequently, the music that you choose is j ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

Why Michael Curry Mattered Before the Royal Wedding

Bishop Michael Curry, the primate of the Episcopal Church, gave the address at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. If you didn’t get to see the wedding, CNN offers the full text of the wedding address, b ...

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Wedding Season

As spring blooms, a profusion of wedding announcements stack up in the box. Wedding season is in the air. For ministers who occupy other roles in life, preparing the ceremony for such a joyous event as matrimony calls ...

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Historic Churches in Las Vegas

With nicknames like "Sin City," "The Gambling Capital of the World" and "America's Playground," Las Vegas may not seem to have much of a religious history, but there's more to Vegas than just weddings and gambling. The ...

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Why Do So Many Brides Marry in June?

There are many theories about why June is a popular month for weddings. In the popular 1954 musical, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," the women sing "June Bride": "Oh, they say when you marry in June you're a bride al ...

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Be Married, Be Happy

Some new advice seems to align very well with traditional old advice that wise parents have given to young adults for ages it seems: marry your best friend. A new economic research paper has found that perhaps the best ...

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How to Fill Out a Marriage License

So you want to perform a wedding ceremony? As a minister, even a minister ordained online, it is your job as the wedding officiant to complete the couple's marriage certificate. While it may seem slightly intimidating ...

Category: Weddings Perform a Wedding

How to Marry Someone

Ideas for Wedding Ceremony Officiates If you have been asked to perform a wedding for friends, family or perhaps even a co-worker, chances are you may be feeling a bit of pressure. However, modern society has changed th ...

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How to Perform a Wedding Ceremony

Learn How to Perform a Wedding Ceremony The first step in learning how to perform a wedding ceremony is research. Individuals who wish to officiate in wedding ceremonies will need to know what to do and how to do it. Th ...

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