JPus in the News

Press Releases: 3/1/2021

Virtual Conference for Marriage Officiants on March 13, 2021

In anticipation of the Justice of the Peace Association’s Virtual Conference on March 13, 2021, JPus sent out variations of a press release highlighting member and speakers at the event. Following is a compilation of some that received attention.

The Hartford Courant: March 5, 2021

Justices of the Peace gathering virtually for conference

STATEWIDE — Justices of the Peace will be gathering virtually on March 13 to boost their ceremony-performing skills and keep up with policies impacting their services. The Fairfield based Justice of the Peace Association is hosting the conference, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit for more information.

Participants from throughout Connecticut and other New England states will hear a panel discussion between Fairfield State Representative Cristin McCarthy-Vahey and legislators from New Hampshire and Massachusetts addressing matters that impact officiants — including online officiants, virtual ceremonies and child marriage — the latter two with pending legislation in Connecticut.

Internationally-renowned wedding industry guru and author Peter Merry, acclaimed for his contributions to the wedding industry, will reign in the afternoon’s presentations, along with a host of additional workshops: Incorporating Spiritually Fluid and Alternative Traditions into Your Ceremonies; The Use of Strong and Well-Timed Testimonials; Building Your Biz Through Social Media; Live-Streaming Ceremonies and more.

Tickets to the conference for members are $30. Non-members attend for $40. A 20-percent discount on membership is available if purchased with conference tickets. Visit or call 203-255-7703 for more information.

The Sentinel Source: March 6, 2021

Keene justice of peace to speak at conference

Keene Justice of the Peace Jane Rokes is among the featured speakers at the Justice of the Peace Association’s annual New Hampshire conference.

Her topic at the virtual event is The Use of Strong and Well-Timed Testimonials.

It will be held March 13 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Information or to register: or 203-255-7703.

Related Links

★ More about the JPus 2021 conference.

★ Learn more about the Justice of the Peace Association.