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How To Perform A Marriage Ceremony In California

California’s process for legally performing marriage ceremonies is fast, simple and uncomplicated. If you’re planning to perform a wedding ceremony anywhere in the State of California, we’ll walk you through every step to make sure your wedding day is worry-free. What are the steps?  Ordination: You must be legally ordained and licensed as a Wedding Officiant …

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Are You Sure Your Ordination Is Legal?

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n a recent article by church-growing expert Raul Rivera on the StartChurch blog, he asks a very relevant question: are you sure your ordination is legal?  While the situation described in the article — whether the ordination of a minister by his former pastor is still valid — may be unique, the question of whether or …

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