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  • 8 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Dina T.

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Reverend Bill was our officiant for our wedding. From the moment we spoke, up until the day of our wedding, Bill was there for us and was amazing. Reverend Bill really takes his time to work and get to know you. He is available to answer any questions, to help plan your perfect ceremony and to talk with friends and family to make your ceremony special for everyone. From the time I was a little girl all I ever said was that I wanted a beach wedding. I was determined to make it happen no matter what and Bill was right there to support us! Especially a week before the wedding when the weather men were predicting hurricane Matthew bringing intense wind and rain. It was at that moment that I knew I could call Bill to help calm myself down. He was wonderful, he really helped calm me down. Reverend Bill told me that he would preform the ceremony on the beach regardless, he informed me that he would prepare two ceremonies, the original and a short version, he assured me that I will have the day I always dreamed of. Throughout the week he helped keep me updated on the constant changes in the weather and reminded me not to stress. He was so helpful and I knew I could not have asked for a better officiant. I was so thankful to have someone support me and show me that they cared about my wedding day as much as I did. And let me you when it came down to standing on the beach in the intense rain and wind Reverend Bill was there with us, with a smile on his face to help me and my guest have the most incredible, memorable day of our lives. I really could not ask for a better officiant or be more thankful. He helped make my wedding day the best day of my life!!

Naja H.

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We were so fortunate to have Bill be our wedding officiant. My wife and I planned a small backyard wedding for mid June with high hopes for great weather. Our small 30 or so affair quickly grew to over 70 people including guests traveling from South Carolina and Florida the day of. Bill was amazing. The first time we met him we were convinced. He is a kind, passionate, funny man. He gave us several options and ideas for vows, different ceremony choices, and ways to bring it all together. He is very easy to talk to and very helpful. Our family and friends enjoyed telling him stories of our love to be heard as part of the ceremony. He plans only one event per day so that there is no interference with events which worked out for us due to a hair n make up malfunction which left ours guests waiting 2 hours for the brides to be. I highly recommend Bill for your special day. On a scale of 1 -10 he is 100! ♡ Naja and Amanda Schulz 6/14

Christina L.

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Reverend Bill officiated our wedding in september. My husband and I could not be pleased more. He gave one of the most personalized wedding cerimonies I have ever heard. We are truly blessed that we found him.

  • 38 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Catalina C.

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Father Callaham officiated my catholic wedding last December. He did a wonderful job and I would recommend him to anyone. He made our wedding so simple classy sophisticated. He did the ceremony in both English and Spanish, even though he's not native Spanish speaker, he does it very well, very clearly. First, we spoke with him a couple of times over the phone and then we met in person. He wanted us to discuss with him how exactly was the wedding we dreamt of. He's a good listener and kept into account every detail we told him. He even gave us very good ideas of things that we weren't even thinking about, gave us a wide selection of beautiful and appropriate readings including from the Bible. I wouldn't think twice if I had to recommend father Callaham to anyone , very professional and also punctual! he arrive to the venue an hour earlier!! Just the best officiant! :)

Yajaira G.

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This summer I married my soul mate. On August 16, 2013. Reverend Callahan was our wedding officiant. He was outstanding. The ceremony was beautiful and it was performed in both English and in Spanish. Thank you for making our ceremony so special and meaningful Reverend Callahan. Best Regards Yajaira & Jamaar

Nicole C.

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Reverend Callahan did an outstanding job for our wedding on 10/18/14. Always there to answer our questions when needed and all the guest were talking about the great job that he had done. I would most defiantly recommend Reverend Callahan to anyone getting married in the NY area.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Matthew C.

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Lynn is phenomenal. She was very attentive to our needs & desires to have a unique & special ceremony. Lynn met with us the week before the wedding just to ensure we were both on the same page & to confirm everything. On the day of our wedding she was very professional & provided us exactly everything we dreamed of for our ceremony. Anyone would be privileged to have Lynn as their officiant! Thank you Lynn for everything!

Patti F.

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I was married just a few months ago back in December and the wedding officiant Lynn Blair was very genuine, very thoughtful and was almost a mind reader . We weren't sure what or how or even who was going perform our ceremony but she nailed it!!! She was prefect for our same sex marriage and it was a great piece of mind knowing she had it under control for us.

Danielle C.

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Linda was great. She did everything hung we asked for. On time and comuticated very well before the wedding. I would highly recommend her.

  • 22 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Lisa O.

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Jim and Lisa Scully Wedding - Sept. 26, 2015 Rev. John performed an amazing wedding ceremony for me and my husband yesterday at the Bluestone Farm and Living Arts Center! I highly recommend Rev. John to anyone looking to assemble a beautiful and customized wedding service. So many of our friends told us that our wedding was one of the most beautiful services they had ever attended. (And that is high praise as Jim and I are both in the 60+ age category - so our friends have been to MANY weddings!) Rev. John was a pleasure to work with from the first email interchange to the day of the wedding!!! He made assembling the wedding vows personalized, creative, and easy by providing an assortment of choices based on what we said we were looking to do. Absolutely connect with Rev. John if you are looking for a great wedding service!!! THANK YOU REV. JOHN!!!!! Lisa Scully

Melinda S.

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We hired Rev. John for our November wedding .Right away he was preparing us with information to make things easier as we didn't know very much about wedding ceremonies . Any questions we had he answered right away. He really guided us through the whole ceremony beforehand putting our minds at ease.Even during the ceremony giving as prompts , which was wonderful. Our ceremony flowed beautifully and we did a sand ceremony as well that he fit in seamlessly really adding a personalized touch.He is very professional , helpful and personable and we are so happy to have hired Rev. John to be our officiant.

Shenna C.

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Rev. Boye was always in constant communication with my now husband and I. He took on our wedding two weeks before the date. Very professional and the ceremony turned out perfect. He added every detail that we discussed!!!! Beautiful and highly recommend for any ceremony!!!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Sue V.

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All I can say about Rev. Jordan Mraks is.....OMG he was AMAZING!!!!!!! Not only as a person but the ceremony he does is just UNBELIEVABLE BEAUTIFUL!!!! If I had to do it again I would be honored to have Jordan perform it again!!!! Every person at our wedding asked us were we find him and they ALL said the same thing....HE WAS GREAT!!!!!!!! Thank You sooooo very much Rev. Jordan for not only for your time in such very short notice but for performing and being at our wedding.........:-)

Denise B.

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Reverend Marks was very professional, prompt, and courteous. He provided my husband and I with exactly what we wanted for our wedding ceremony. I appreciated his wit, humor, and sincerity. We were able to customize portions of the ceremony and also had the option to write our own vows, although we decided against this service. In addition, his fee was very competitive. Our experience with Rev. Marks exceeded our expectations and made our wedding day very memorable.

Mary P.

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Jordan helped us to create the perfect ceremony. He was so pleasant to deal with and treated us as if we were family from our first meeting. Even as the big day got closer and I got crazier, Jordan was patient and handled everything with kindness and a sense of humor. On the day of the wedding he arrived early, was organized, and guided us through everything. We really couldn't have asked for more and were very grateful to have found him.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 20 min

Andrew R.

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We were in need of quite a bit of extra help with a quick wedding that would enable me and my (now) wife to submit a visa application so that she can come and live with me in the UK, and we were in the UK while we were arranging things, which meant that we had to rely on Ellie for quite a bit of help, and she did not let us down. She managed to arrange for us a same-day collection of a marriage license with the town hall (that normally required at least 24 hours from submission of the application), and she was prompt with returning the necessary details first thing Monday morning after our Saturday wedding, meaning our marriage certificate was ready to collect before we were even ready to leave the house. She was fun to be around, did a great job, and my only regret is that we didn't have more time to spend with her. Thanks Ellie! Andy and Tasha

Kat V.

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Ellie was great to work , responsive , profesional and made the process very easy for us. She answered all our questions quickly and she gave us a questionnaire that included everything we wanted in the ceremony and nothing we didn't. Then she sent us the draft which was perfect. She showed up on time and was dress very professional for the occasion. We could tell she does it because she truly loves it. We had small informal ceremony with family only and we are sure to keep in contact with her to renew our vows next year when we have a larger ceremony/wedding. Thank you Ellie for making our night very special.

Melissa P.

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We had to make several changes for our wedding day due to changing circumstances but Ms Ellie was very accommodating and easy to work with through it. Ms Ellie's thoughtful preparation and cheerful disposition made our wedding day very special.

  • 22 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Haley K.

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Cheryl was a perfect officiant for our wedding! She was early for our event, extremely professional, and the ceremony was short and sweet! She was easy to work with via email as we planned our wedding from across the country. Thanks Cheryl!

Eliza R.

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Cheryl was so patient and accommodating we didn't have a definite date until three days before the wedding and Cheryl was wonderful. She never got frustrated she was patient and enduring and so amazingly low priced.

Dawn P.

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I am so excited to have JP Weddings perform my wedding ceremony.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 min

Jenni M.

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I cannot say enough positive things about Dave from Love, Honor and Cherish. He went above and beyond for our wedding, even making adjustments up until the night before just to make sure we had everything we wanted! My husband and I loved working with him and enjoyed the way he ensured that our wedding was truly a celebration of our love. Our videographer decided to use a portion of his opening monologue as the background for our wedding trailer and everyone who has seen it agrees that his thoughtful and kind words are what makes the video so meaningful. I can't wait until we receive our full ceremony video and relive how perfect it truly was. I would recommend Dave to anyone!

Diane S.

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Dave the Minister married my nephew July 8th. The ceremony was extraordinary! He is kind, loving, humorous but more importantly told a story of their genuine love. Not only were we all melting from the heat, but our hearts melted with Dave's reflections of what marriage truly ought to be...the importance of the simple touch and always being there to support each other. Our hearts reflected on our own lives..it was simply magnificent! If you are looking for someone to enhance your wedding with something special...Dave is the person to hire!

  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 16 hours

Jennafer L.

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Matt was our wedding officiant and did an amazing job. He contacted us very quickly and was very professional. The service was just what we wanted! All of our guests were asking "how did we find him" and saying "we've never been to a service like this." (In a good way) I would definitely recommend him for your officiant needs!

Deborah P.

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He was kind. Funny and cared about our ceremony. Set the tone for a fun good vibe wedding and guests laughed and said it was the best wedding James and I agree.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min
  • New Haven, CT

Tanishia M.

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Mr.Johnson officiated over my wedding ceremony. My husband and myself couldn't have chosen a better person. Mr. Johnson show up even for the rehearsal!! He's a very nice man..by the end of everything he felt like a family member.. I would highly recommend Mr.Johnson if your looking for someone to bless your ceremony this is the man.. When we renew definitely will call Mr.Johnson.

Samantha D.

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A.J was excellent, we kept in contact for a few months prior to the wedding. He has the personality as if he's family! Got to love him! He was on time, mingled with the groom's party.. Beautiful ceremony with alot of laughs cause I am silly! Thank you A.J!! 😘😘😘

Nicole B.

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Could not have been better! Arnold was absolutely outstanding and highly recommend him to EVERYONE. Extremely friendly,caring, personable and professional. Could not have imagined anyone else doing my wedding. Arnold you rock!! :)

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  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Toni A.

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I found Peter online as I was searching for a JOP for my fiancé and I's very insane schedule. We only had Mondays to work with as my now husband and his family own a resturant so time is super tight. Peter was so very accomidating to us as well as super calming for me!!! Weddings are stressful period! He made our day beautiful!! We were looking for short and sweet. And we got that plus a touch of the heart. Peter fit right in lightened my stress was calming and seemed like part of our very diverse crazy family. If you want personal with a touch of whatever your wedding looks like for you peter is your person. Definitely on my Christmas list.. Thank you Peter for joining our family on our very special day .. sincerely Toni And Yasin Dogus!!

Samantha V.

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Our experience with Peter Gostin was exceptional. He was punctual and professional with a very courteous and casual manner. Peter came to us with options for vows which we appreciated; we very much liked one particular set of vows which is why made our decision to go with him. It was a wonderful day and experience with the ceremony that he conducted setting the tone for a beautiful wedding. Great job.

Kiara R.

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Pete did an amazing job the day of our wedding, very punctual and reliable. Came to our rehearsal and even did our unity sand at request with no issue, very open to suggestions and gives great suggestions as well. Handled our marriage license paperwork and sent it off to the town. Glad we chose you Pete, you were beyong great! Thank you.

  • 2017 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 42 min

Phim K.

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M.C. was great! She made everything easy for us for our ceremony by customizing it to what we wanted. What I loved was how she always checked in with us about how everything was during the planning process , answered all our questions , and delivered a beautiful wedding ceremony . Thank you M.C.! Will definitely recommend her.

Diana B.

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Ms Vega was very helpful with the entire process. She helped us choose the right ceremony for us and she did a beautiful job of including our daughters! Highly recommend!

Josefa C.

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We wanted a quick wedding and she suggested a beautiful place in Danbury. It was the perfect place. She was very nice all the time with everyone ❤️💍👰🏼🤵🏻

  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 26 min

Scott H.

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As a gay couple together 14 years who decided to get married, our plans were for a simple ceremony. We are older and wanted something tasteful and uncomplicated. We were so fortunate to find Rabbi Linda Goldberg. She took an ordinary ceremony and turned it into an extraordinary event. She is so diligent and passionate about what she does. She invited us to discuss what our objectives for the ceremony were, asked what we wanted, and she in return suggested so many things that we were oblivious to. We are an interfaith couple but decided to go for a traditional Jewish ceremony, not very long, so the Protestant side of the family would understand what the Jewish ceremony and traditions meant. She gave us many choices and did the whole ceremony in Hebrew and translated it into English. She asked us to write personal descriptions of each other and to send them to her separately via email. She then incorporated seamlessly and beautifully both our sentiments into a wonderful narrative. Through her passion and enthusiasm, she brought two totally diverse and different families together and created an ambiance of love, warmth and friendship, and this helped to break the ice between the two families. Rabbi Linda Goldberg is a generous woman who gives her time, passion and herself to make the event the most special of your life. To say that we highly recommend her is an understatement. She went above and beyond anything we could have ever expected, and we honestly feel she and her husband have become true friends for the rest of our lives.

Sara A.

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2nd best choice of the day ;) How to accurately describe someone who brightens a room with her smile and warms a heart with her hug. Rabbi Linda is exactly the person you want by your side during the stressful time of engagement. It is so nice to have the entire process tailored to each couples needs and preferences but it also helps to feel listened to while in the care of someone so proficient and knowledge. Rabbi Linda is always respectful and flexible. Having her involved in your wedding is an honor and one choice you are sure not to regret. Highly recommended! Best of luck to everyone on their special day.

Alex F.

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Rabbi Linda hasn’t married us yet but we just met her and we can’t wait! We will keep everyone posted!

  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Cathy S.

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Joanne met with us initially and made us feel very comfortable with the entire process. As we were planning, she was available when we had questions or concerns and responded promptly. She gave us suggestions on creating our own ceremony and reviewed our draft carefully to make sure that she could perform the ceremony exactly as we envisioned it. On the day of wedding, she arrived early enough to meet briefly with us and our wedding party to make sure all would run smoothly. She performed the ceremony beautifully; paying attention to all the important details to make sure our special day was perfect. We highly recommend Joanne to anyone looking for an officiant for their wedding!

Nica B.

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From the moment we met Joanne, we felt comfortable and connected to her. She was professional and met with us to get to know us as a couple before we set anything up. After that. she was able to create a more personalized ceremony that really spoke to our union. We had her perform the ceremony in our house with only our immediate families. After that we had some champagne and hors d' oeuvres to celebrate. Joanne fit in like family! We couldn't have asked for anyone better to marry us.

Asia Y.

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Joanne was fantastic at making me and my now husband feel comfortable and relaxed during a time of pure craziness. She made our wedding much more memorable by project confidence, love and happiness. When my husband first spoke to her over the phone, he said that she had an absolutely incredible voice that just puts you at ease. He was right (which doesn't happen often in our household). I would recommend Joanne to anyone!

  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Stephanie P.

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Karen was creative, flexible, accommodating, professional, warm and friendly. She was a major factor in making our wedding day perfect for us!

Kate E.

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Very professional! Introduces fabulous ideas and thoughts. Prompt response to my inquiry!

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Thumbtack Customer

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John was a complete blessing to us. He brought the level of intimacy that we wanted to reflect on our wedding day. A true gift.

  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Jen P.

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Loved the props and photos! Excellent service and excellent price. Staff were wonderful

Jen P.

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Great time had by all

  • 27 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Janet B.

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The Rev. Dr. Aaron Woodward is one of God's powerful warriors on earth! Having him officiate over and bless the marriage of our daughter Sydney to her husband Sean last year was a profound experience for absolutely everyone in attendance. In FACT, he actually ENGAGED the entire congregation in becoming part of Sydney and Sean's success in marriage. It was abundantly clear that Rev. Woodward embodies the Christ-centered marriage vows and encouraged everyone there to speak only love and support into this union. THAT was what people talked about during the reception - that they felt like they were part of Sydney and Sean's marriage. And that's only the beginning. The wedding was in Kansas City, but that didn't diminish Rev. Woodward's personal marriage prep weekly with Sydney and Sean. Every Friday, they had telephone sessions with Aaron to build their Christian understanding of the importance of each of their respective roles in marriage. Then, the actual officiating was so powerful and yet calm, serious yet joyful. The perfect balance for a union anointed by God. We deeply love this man and do not give a second thought the power and security of Sydney and Sean's marriage because we witnessed the solid ground on which it started.

Allen W.

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Elder Woodward helped make this the best day of my life! He was warm with my wife and I, engaging with the congregation, good with the groomsmen, understanding with the bridesmaids, calming to the ring bearer and flower girl, and a perfect shepherd to usher my wife and I into marriage. His attention to detail combined with his understanding demeanor made the entire wedding process seem possible and even enjoyable. In addition to being an officiant, Elder Woodward provided pre-marital counseling and the advice he gave has been invaluable during our marriage. He has also made himself available after our wedding day and has become a reliable and trustworthy ear. I highly recommend Elder Woodward. He takes the entire experience to a level that is truly special!

Gretchen C.

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Prior to the actual ceremony, Elder Woodward also provided exceptional counselling. During the ceremony, Elder Woodward was engaging, timely, and concise. He spoke clearly as he expounded on the purpose and sanctity of marriage and the wedding vows. I highly recommend Elder Woodward as an effective wedding officiator.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min
  • Glastonbury, CT

Robert F.

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A mix up through the web site had informed Ann that we had cancelled the need for her services. I was unaware of this until the time of our ceremony. Upon calling Ann to determine when she would arrive, I was surprised to learn that the thumbtack web site had cancelled. Ann went to extremes to drop everything she was doing at the time and make it to our location to perform the ceremony despite the falling snow and slow traffic. She performed a very professional ceremony under the most challenging circumstances. My new husband Anibal and I both are grateful for her flexibility with accommodating us for our ceremony when she had every right not to. I would recommend her to anyone who needs a responsive and personable JP.

Jade T.

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Ann was awesome! She made creating our ceremony from scratch incredibly easy by sending us numerous ceremony lay out examples were I basically just had to copy and paste the parts I liked into the ceremony we wanted for our wedding. Would definitely recommend!

Monica V.

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Ann did our wedding on August 18 2017. She did a phenomenal job! She made everything as smooth as possible and so much more! Ann put together for us our dream ceremony! We couldn't have asked for anything more!

  • White Plains, NY

Willa S.

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Mike did a great job as our officiant. He spent a lot of time perfecting our comedic ceremony. He did a good job making people laugh. We had a very memorable time. My husband and I definitely recommend him if you're looking for something more creative than the norm.

  • New Haven, CT

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