Pastor Jeffrey Lavalette
Pastor Jeffrey Lavalette

Pastor Jeffrey Lavalette

$250
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Responds in about 2 hours

Introduction: My name is Jeffrey Lavalette and I'm a 42-year-old pastor in the Toledo, Ohio are. I've been married since 2006 and I've helped over 200 couples get married and STAY married :) Please read my reviews and let me know how I can serve you as you prepare for your big day!
Overview

Hired 121 times

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13 years in business

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Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

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Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, responsiveness, and work quality.

Excellent 4.9

73 reviews

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Jake W.
May 3, 2022
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We hired Pastor Lavalette to officiate our wedding. He made the event fun but serious at the same time. He did an amazing job and we were glad he was able to marry us on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. He responds quickly and makes the process painless.

Details: Wedding • Non-denominational (mentions God) • 21 - 50 guests • Help writing vows will not be needed • English • Officiant will not be needed at the rehearsal • Officiant does not need to be present at rehearsal

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John b.
Nov 3, 2021
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I would 100% recommend Jeffrey. My husband and I wanted a simple ceremony with a few personal touches and he delivered on that. He was funny and kept everything lighthearted, which makes it even better for the audience. Jeffrey was able to come out for the ceremony and the rehearsal and was there early as he said he would be. I don't think we could have asked for a better officiant for our wedding and we truly thank him for helping to make our day special.

Details: Wedding • Non-denominational (mentions God) • 51 - 100 guests • Help writing vows will not be needed • English • Officiant will be needed at the rehearsal • Date and time has not yet been chosen

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Jennifer M.
Jul 28, 2021
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My husband and I highly recommend Jeff! He is great to work with and he is extremely professional and kind. He listened to the vision that we had for our ceremony and incorporated our requests. He also snapped tons of photos for us afterwards and they all turned out perfectly!! We are ecstatic with how our ceremony turned out. We are so thankful that we found Jeff on thumbtack and we now have great memories of our wedding ceremony that will last a lifetime!

Details: Elopement • Christian • 20 guests or fewer • Help writing vows will be needed • English • Officiant will not be needed at the rehearsal • Date and time has not yet been chosen

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Mackensie M.
Oct 20, 2019
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Hired on Thumbtack

Pastor Jeff was there for us when we were left without an officiant. Came to our home, introduced himself, and got to know us pretty well in that time. He made our wedding something we will always remember, and has a special knack for knowing how to make sure the ceremony is just how you want it. Spectacular job all the way around!

Details: Wedding • Non-denominational (mentions God) • 51 - 100 guests • Help writing vows will be needed • English • Officiant will be needed at the rehearsal

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Kaylee W.
Aug 31, 2017
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Jeff was the best! Prior to our wedding we had only FaceTimed with him once. Our first official time meeting in person was the day of our wedding. Prior to that he was so easy to get ahold of and quick to respond. During the ceremony you would've thought he had been our pastor our whole lives. Everyone even kept commenting that they thought we had known him for awhile. He made jokes and did not make it awkward at all. We had the best time with him. I highly recommend him!!
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License Type: Minister (OH)

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Jeffrey Lavalette

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    I love working with people as they prepare for a lifetime together. Rather than quoting low and then adding on a bunch of fees (mileage, rehearsals, consultations, etc), I have a set price of $250, and that's ALL INCLUSIVE. If you want custom vows, it's included. If you want to meet multiple times to plan (or just need a hug), it's included. If your mom wants to call me and tell me how special you are, it's included!

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I think it's important for everyone to feel comfortable and positive about working together. Therefore, I offer a no-obligation "first date" to get to know each other and talk about vision/expectations for the wedding. If everything feels right, you can book your date by paying the fee.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I have been in pastoral ministry for 20 years and have worked with over 200 couples. I also offer premarital counseling and post-marital counseling ($75/60-minute session), because everyone plans to get married, but most don't give much thought to how they will stay married.

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