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Pastor David is amazing! Very down to earth, easy to talk to,so passionate about his career and really easy to open up to and laugh with. Our wedding isn't until next year but once we had a meeting with him we KNEW he HAD to be our officiant! Don't look any where else! He will give you everything you need in an officiant and MORE!Apr 14, 2015VerifiedIt's a Wonderful Life Weddings's reply
Hi Amity, I loved meeting with you and really look forward to making your wedding day, A Wonderful Life Wedding Day.
Non-Religious Wedding Officiant
From the moment we met David and his son Truemon, we knew they were the perfect fit for us. Truemon officiated our wedding and did such a beautiful job. He fit in so well with all of our family and friends; almost like he was there as a friend.I felt like we'd know him for ever!!! Such a great feeling. We would recommend Truemon to anyone!! Lindsay, 2015Sep 14, 2015VerifiedIt's a Wonderful Life Weddings's reply
Thanks Lindsay, We had a great time crafting your ceremony, and I know Truemon loved doing the ceremony. Blessings on your marriage.
2 years ago we asked Rev. Barger to be the officiant at our evening fall wedding in Sedalia Missouri. There were specific things we wanted, we had written our own vows to recite and we also wanted a handfasting incorporated into the ceremony, and he was more than accommodating with our requests and had a lot of helpful ideas to make our special day just that, special. He was professional, on time and such a joy to have at our wedding. If we ever renew our vows David will be the only one we ask to do it. We would highly recommend him.Oct 14, 2014
We wanted a Nice and Simple wedding at our home and Pastor Dave delivered exactly that. We reviewed and edited our ceremony vows early on so that they were perfect for us the day of our wedding. Pastor Dave even does the paperwork filings after event, that saves you from forgetting something, ha ha. Everything went very smoothly, we are very pleased with using It's A Wonderful Life Weddings and would recommend them to others.Aug 24, 2016Verified
Words cannot describe how amazing Pastor David is at It's a Wonderful Life Weddings! He was absolutely wonderful in every way and we could not be more thankful for him and his wife Elaine for making sure our wedding ceremony went off without a hitch! Pastor David was incredibly personable, professional, funny and kind. He made us feel so comfortable throughout the entire process! Our wedding was a beautiful success because of Pastor David!Mar 20, 2017Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Our pricing is not complicated at all. We feel our pricing reflects the time to create a wonderful service, the performance itself, and the paperwork follow up. But we never let the fee stand in the way of a great wedding. In the area market we are priced in the middle.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We first have a creative meeting where I can get to know the couples history, family, reasons to get married, hopes for the future and what they specifically want in their ceremony. I then create each ceremony from scratch and give them exactly what they want. Afterward, I make sure the legal paperwork is delivered to the proper recording agency. I keep a copy of their license in my files for at least four years, just in case.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I am a member of the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants, and currently give seminars on creative ceremony writing. I continue to hone my delivery style to present the best Officiant service I can. I also participate in online briefings from The Knot, Wedding Wire services to keep up on latest trends and themes.