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1. Get Ordained - Click on one of the Links below to Open and Print your simple application, or leave a name and address if you wish an Application/Information Packet mailed to you.

2. Call your local Marriage License Office and ask them if you need to file a copy of your ordination with them, or meet any other requirement before doing a wedding ceremony. Only a few states require filing a copy of your credentials.  Check the Marriage Laws in Kentucky below for details about your state.

3. Perform the wedding....We suggest you get a copy of World Christianship Ministries "Marriage Minister Handbook" before doing a wedding.  It is a "straight to the point" guide for everything concerning the wedding, such as: handling the Marriage License, where people stand, example marriage ceremonies, opportunities open to you as a Marriage Minister, Advertising, Location of Ceremonies, what to wear, and more. (Based on over 2,000 weddings performed by the Administrator of WCM).

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Kentucky Marriage Laws

402.050 Who may solemnize marriage -- Persons present.

(1) Marriage shall be solemnized only by:
(a) Ministers of the gospel or priests of any denomination in regular
communion with any religious society;
(b) Justices and judges of the Court of Justice, retired justices and judges of
the Court of Justice except those removed for cause or convicted of a
felony, county judges/executive, and such justices of the peace and fiscal
court commissioners as the Governor or the county judge/executive
authorizes; or
(c) A religious society that has no officiating minister or priest and whose
usage is to solemnize marriage at the usual place of worship and by
consent given in the presence of the society, if either party belongs to the
(2) At least two (2) persons, in addition to the parties and the person solemnizing
the marriage, shall be present at every marriage.
Effective:July 15, 1996


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