- Certified Wedding Celebrants: â€¢Create connections between the past and the future by acknowledging and honoring lifecycle milestones. â€¢Are ceremony specialists who have a solid background in the history of ritual, ceremony, and the traditions of many cultures, beliefs, and religions. â€¢Are experienced in the art of ceremonial public speaking. â€¢Take the time to understand your beliefs, your values, and your unique relationship. â€¢Guide you in choosing rituals, readings, symbols, and music to fulfill your vision for your wedding/civil union ceremony; no two Celebrant ceremonies are the same. â€¢Collaborate with you to create a ceremony reflecting the beliefs and traditions you find important and meaningful. â€¢Officiate at personalized civil, secular, non-denominational, religious, spiritual, multi-cultural weddings / civil unions / same gender commitment ceremonies. As a Certified Wedding Celebrant, I: â€¢Meet with you for a no-obligation interview to discuss your vision of your ceremony. â€¢Listen to you to learn your personal story. â€¢Suggest meaningful readings, rituals, and symbols to enhance your ceremony. â€¢Consult with you until the ceremony is just right. â€¢Attend and coordinate your rehearsal at your venue. â€¢Provide other wedding vendors with a ceremony schedule, ensuring the wedding ceremony runs smoothly. â€¢Officiate at your ceremony reflecting your unique relationship and personalities. â€¢Provide you with a keepsake copy of your ceremony. â€¢File the marriage (or civil union) license with the proper local legal authorities. I am proud to be affiliated with: â€¢The Celebrant Foundation & Institute, where I received my Celebrant certification, educates people about the importance of ceremony and rituals marking life's milestone transitions. â€¢Wish Upon a Wedding grants wedding & vow renewal ceremonies to couples facing terminal illness and serious life-altering circumstances, regardless of sexual orientation. As Wish Upon a Wedding wish grantor, I was privileged to perform a vow renewal ceremony for Debbi & Wally.