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