It's a common question, who the heck can legally perform wedding ceremonies in the state of Michigan? Let's site the actual Michigan law first;
Required State License(s): None
To perform marriage ceremonies a person should be an ordained minister, magistrate (a civil officer with power to administer and enforce law -- Justice of the Peace), mayor of a Michigan city or a judge.
An ordained minister of the gospel recognized by a church may perform marriages whether or not the church has filed a charter with the State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Corporation Division or an elected government official. To determine if a church has filed a charter, telephone: 517-241-6470.
Marriage licenses are obtained at the county clerk's office.
Now that that's out of the way, let's break it down - who can legally perform weddings or marriage ceremonies in the state of Michigan? People who have been legally ordained, hey that's me!
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