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A Beautiful March Wedding
Norman Highland Wedding
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Type of ceremony
Service type (affiliation)
Non-denominational (mentions God),
Non-religious (no mention of God)
John was a pleasure to work with in every way! John wasn’t only our officiant but he was also our guidance throughout the whole process. We had two weddings, here in the state and one in the Philippines. We ran into few problems while doing our paperwork for our wedding in the Philippines, I called John for a favor and he was a huge help! Also, he was happy to add a few Filipino traditions in our ceremony. He is so easy talk to, very friendly, and brought humor to our ceremony which was great. John was excellent and we couldn’t be happier that we had him as our officiant. We highly recommend him to everyone! Thank you John for making our day extra special and fun.Aug 28, 2019Verified
From the moment we met John, we knew he would be the perfect match to officiate our special day. He is so passionate about his work and it is obvious how much he enjoys getting to know couples and what make them unique. He crafted the message perfectly: giving our guests lots of laughs, emotional tears and making them feel connected. We received many compliments after the wedding about what a wonderful job he did. If we got married on the regular, we would hire John each time. That's not how marriages work so hire John! You wont regret it.May 30, 2019Verified
John was the best! We are so glad that we found him. His speech was exactly what we wanted. He took the time to get to know us through a video chat and he incorporated what we talked about into his speech. After the ceremony, our guests commented on how engaging and fun the ceremony and the speech were. If you are looking for a professional officiant with contagious positive energy for your wedding day, you should contact John, you won't be disappointed.Aug 4, 2019Verified
John did an amazing job officiating our wedding! He was spot on for our ceremony and captured us effortlessly!Sep 10, 2018Verified
John was an exceptional officiant. We are very thankful that he was able to officiate our wedding on such a short notice. Even though we spoke to him for the first time a day before the ceremony, he spoke as if he knew us for years. He delivered tasteful humor that had our guests laughing during the ceremony. I am glad that he does faith based ceremonies, as I greatly wanted to incorporate God in our ceremony. It felt like this came naturally to him, and I can tell he has a passion for what he does.Aug 16, 2018Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My price to officiate wedding ceremonies is $350. This includes not only being present the day of, but also, time spent beforehand working with the bride and groom on the ceremony, crafting a personalized ceremony and travel. I charge an additional $100 if I need to be present at the rehearsal.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Each process is different because each couple is different. However, upon requesting my services, I will respond with an email with some good questions that help me get to know the couple and also, what kind of ceremony they want. If a couple wants to hire me as their officiant, I will set up at least one or two Skype meetings with the couple as we get to know each other and plan the ceremony together.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I received my Pastoral License in 2011 through the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel and worked as an Associate Pastor in Burbank, CA. While gaining experience officiating weddings, I also spoke regularly at church on Sundays and provided counseling for couples and individuals. In 2014, I became ordained and then set out to pastor my own church for three amazing years. People and using my gifts to serve, encourage and bless them are my true passion in life. My education and experience have trained and prepared me to make wedding ceremonies truly the best day ever for couples!