With an increasing demand for non-religious wedding celebrants in the U.S., formal online wedding ceremony training for is now available through The Humanist Institute’s Continuum for Humanist Education. The course is available to current humanist celebrants as well as those who are considering becoming one.
The Humanist Institute decided to jump in and fill the growing need for online training that has resulted from a steady increase in certified humanist celebrants through the Humanist Society, the AHA-affiliated group that has been certifying celebrants for over 70 years. More courses for additional humanist celebrant services are planned for the future.
In addition, the AHA erected a new billboard in Moscow, ID in November to familiarize the public with the opportunity of becoming a non-religious celebrant through the Humanist Society, which added a streamlined online application system earlier this year. The billboard’s message includes a wedding ceremony image and reads “Join Your Friends In Holy Matrimony,” with the word holy struck out and the web address humanistweddings.org.