Appalachian Weddings
Appalachian Weddings

Appalachian Weddings

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Introduction: Hello, my name is Dana and I am an Ordained Minister who specializes in officiating weddings and vow renewals. I have been doing this for years and enjoy meeting with couples and hearing their story of how they met and fell in love. I enjoy being able to tailor the ceremony specifically to the Bride and Groom. All my ceremonies contain scripture, but the day is about the couple being joined together in the eyes of God and in the law of the respective state you are being married in. Before you decide to book, I do require all of us to sit down and talk and go over some of the details and to make sure I am a good fit for you both as a couple. There is a $100 non-refundable deposit to reserve your date, with the remaining balance being due a week before your ceremony. Premarital Counseling is also available upon request even if I am not the one officiating your ceremony. Two free sessions of Premarital Counseling is also available to couples who book with me as a wedding officiant. If you think I am the officiant you have been looking for please reach out and tell me your story. I look forward to hearing from you!!
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5 years in business

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Justin S.
Sep 24, 2023
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If you are looking for a professional officiant for your wedding look no further! Dana was great, over the top. Dana kept in contact with us leading up to our big day and he answered any and all our questions we needed prior to our wedding. The first initial meeting with Dana we knew he was the one for us! It’s hard to put into words how happy we were to have him be a part of our big day. Thank you Dana for everything. Justin & Logan

Details: Wedding • Christian • 51 - 100 guests • Help writing vows will be needed • English • Officiant will be needed at the rehearsal

Appalachian Weddings's reply
Justin & Logan, Thank you for the honor of being a part of your day it means so much. It was great meeting your family and friends and most of all hearing your story. Once again, thanks for allowing me that honor! The pleasure was truly all mine!!
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Rachel K.
Jun 15, 2023
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Dana Kelly was everything we ever wanted in our officiant for our wedding! He was informative, kind, funny, and eased our nervousness. He was understanding, and when asked to incoorporate certain things in the ceremony, he did not hesitate. We will forever be thankful for the smoothness of our ceremony and the intimacy of it all! Definatly recommend!

Details: Wedding • Christian • 21 - 50 guests • Help writing vows will be needed • English • Officiant will be needed at the rehearsal • Date and time has not yet been chosen

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Jeffrey L.
Jun 12, 2023
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My wife Amanda and I were looking for an officiant for our wedding who could work with us both in a mixed religious ceremony since we both came from different traditions. We found Dana online, and he responded immediately to my inquiry and setup a meeting. He was very thorough talking to us both and coming to understand us personally. We were both in agreement that we enjoyed his laid back, yet professional approach and I could not be happier that he officiated our wedding. He was always available leading up to the wedding, was early and stayed late. His message at our ceremony was amazing, and we had numerous people ask us how we knew Dana, and compliment him on how he officiated our ceremony. I could not more highly recommend Dana to anyone who is looking for a funny yet professional officiant who will make your day more special.

Details: Wedding • Christian • 51 - 100 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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Emily B.
Apr 16, 2023
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Dana made our day so special!! I would highly recommend him for your wedding! Thank you for making our day so wonderful and for making our ceremony so personal and putting our story into our ceremony message! You were truly an amazing officiant! Dana is very responsive and makes everything so easy from the first time you talk to him!

Details: Wedding • Christian • 20 guests or fewer • 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

Appalachian Weddings's reply
Thank you so much for the great review Emily!! It was a pleasure meeting you guys and getting to hear your story. Your story as a couple is one reason I love doing what I do, it truly shows the world that God has a plan for us all. You two were meant to be together, and I wouldn’t have missed Cooper riding down the aisle in that car for the world!! Thanks for the honor being apart of your day!! My best to you both!!
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Michael L.
Dec 2, 2023
Dana embodies an exceptional standard of professionalism as a wedding officiant, marked by meticulous organization and an unwavering attention to detail. His ceremony was a testament to his remarkable craftsmanship, uniquely tailored to encapsulated the essence of our love story with profound sincerity. Dana's heartfelt investment and sincere care that truly set him apart. He made our wedding ceremony an unforgettable experience!
Appalachian Weddings's reply
Michael, thanks for the great review!! It was a true pleasure meeting you guys family and friends. Thank you for the honor of allowing me to be a part of your day!!
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