27 Oct 2017
October 27, 2017

Required When Writing a Wedding Ceremony and More

When creating  and writing a wedding ceremony, one of the most often asked questions by the couple and their friend or family member Officiant is, “what pieces or parts are required in a wedding ceremony, and what else can be added to make the wedding ceremony more fun and personal?”  Well, let’s start with the.. read more →

19 Oct 2017
October 19, 2017

Getting and Handling the Marriage License – Do’s and Do Not’s

One of the responsibilities that comes with a wedding ceremony, at least one where the couple is legally getting married, is the getting, filling out, and then submitting the completed marriage license.   The marriage license is a simple one page document that isn’t overly complicated to fill out, yet there are a few do’s and.. read more →

18 Oct 2017
October 18, 2017

Saying Yes to Performing a Wedding Ceremony

Being asked to officiate a friend or family members wedding is an incredible honor and although preparing and delivering the wedding ceremony may seem quite daunting, the fact is that it actually can be a wonderful and fun experience. As the officiant you get to celebrate a friend or family member by speaking from the.. read more →

13 Oct 2017
October 13, 2017

3 Ways to Involve Children in the Wedding Ceremony

Whether the couple getting married has their own children, or they want to involve nieces, nephews, or even friend’s children in their wedding ceremony, the Officiant and the ones planning the ceremony, have multiple options to get the kids involved.  Because, the wedding ceremony is just better with kids, right?  Well, not always better but.. read more →

20 Sep 2017
September 20, 2017

Writing a Wedding Ceremony – Flow & Emotion

When writing a wedding ceremony, one of the key things to take into consideration is the flow of the ceremony and how it can help to maintain the emotion and thus the attention of the guests.   Before I explain a little further, I want to remind you that our recommendation when writing a ceremony is.. read more →

13 Sep 2017
September 13, 2017

3 Ways Family & Friends Can Participate in Wedding Ceremony

When creating their wedding ceremony, many couples ask about ways to get their family, friends, or in some cases, all their guests involved in the wedding ceremony, and we love it when they do.  We believe that finding ways to make as many guests as possible participants vs. just witnesses only increases the beauty and.. read more →

07 Sep 2017
September 7, 2017

When to Choose Your Wedding Officiant

When we started our Officiant business, we did quite a bit of research and a couple of key pieces of information we wanted to know were in what order did couples tend to book their vendors and how far in advance of the wedding were couples booking their Officiant.   We were amazed that wedding.. read more →

01 Sep 2017
September 1, 2017

How Much and Who’s Religion in the Wedding Ceremony

The amount, and type of religious content in the wedding ceremony is something that almost every couple should discuss with their officiant but it becomes even more important when asking a friend or family member to perform the ceremony. To write a wedding ceremony that reflects the couple, the amount and type of religious wording.. read more →

24 Aug 2017
August 24, 2017

Wedding Ceremony Procession & Recession – Officiant Position

This post is not about the Officiant’s “stance” or “feelings” on wedding ceremony entrances and exits but on the Officiants actual position during the ceremony procession and recession.   The how and when the Officiant should go down the aisle and the how and when the Officiant should come back up the aisle when the.. read more →

17 Aug 2017
August 17, 2017

Wedding Ceremony Writing Advice and Assistance

We not only officiate over 100 weddings per year, we also write wedding ceremonies through Asked to Officiates ceremony writing services.  These helpful services are for couples who have asked a friend or family member to officiate their wedding ceremony yet neither the bride or groom, or the friend or family member, is capable or.. read more →