These are some of the values and beliefs are essential to a perfect wedding:
Although it is important to find an officiant who is professional and experienced, it's also imperative to find someone committed to you. This ministry loves the process of building a relationship with couples and enjoys bringing this special dynamic into the ceremony. You'll find that Jon is very personable and easy to relate to.
This ministry is convinced that it's a crime to bore people at weddings! Therefore, Jon strives to offer a ceremony and content that is engaging to the bride and groom and also the audience. People ought to feel a natural connection with the officiant, and this ministry's conversational style will help make that a reality at your ceremony.
PERSONAL TO YOU
One of the distinctive about your special day is that it should uniquely and thoroughly reflect you. Everything needs to be a statement of your personalities, your styles, your values and your relationship. Jon works with you from start to finish ensuring a wedding ceremony that is uniquely you.
Many couples don't understand just how important this is until the actual ceremony. An effective wedding officiant must be a good communicator. Jon is clear to understand, easy to follow, and articulates well (essential if you have guests at your wedding who speak English as a second language).
We take our role as a wedding ministry and officiant very seriously. You'll find him to be very organized, very thorough and well-prepared to handle your needs. He is committed to nothing less than an excellent wedding ceremony that exceeds your expectations.
We will guide you through the planning process:
Typically the fear factor most couples have about their upcoming wedding is in regards to the planning, not the ceremony itself. While everyone has ideas about what they want to be included in their wedding ceremony, many couples simply don't know where to start when it comes to planning.
This is where this ministry can make a huge impact on your overall wedding experience: he is an expert with the planning process and is ready to help.
As you talk through your ceremony we can offer creative ideas and make helpful suggestions. Perhaps you'd like to include family members or special friends in the ceremony; we specialize in involving others in meaningful ways. Even in the event of an impromptu wedding with just a few guests, he can still make your ceremony special and enjoyable.
And in terms of your vows, Alban Kirk offers a very helpful list of sample vows from which couples can choose. Whether you want to write your own or need some guidance, you can relax knowing Jon has the resources needed to make your planning a breeze
How this ministry ensures your wedding ceremony flows smoothly:
When it comes to your special day, you want an officiant who is committed to nothing less than excellence and professionalism. Couples always appreciate Jon's willingness to help with the many details that precede the ceremony. And even when there are last minute changes, Jon will calmly and smoothly make any necessary adjustments. He values flexibility and being able to adapt so that everything comes together just the way you want.
This ministry is also committed to arriving early and coordinating with everyone involved in the wedding (DJ, videographer, wedding coordinator, venue personnel, etc.). We will handle the important details so you can stay focused on the big picture.
If you choose to have a rehearsal prior to the ceremony, this ministry is an expert at guiding your wedding party through the process so that everyone is comfortable with their role. While having a rehearsal isn't mandatory, it is an excellent way to ensure a successful and seamless wedding ceremony.
Regardless of the location, size or dynamics of your wedding venue, we will craft a wedding that perfectly fits the setting you choose. Below is a list of just some of the venues where he has performed weddings:
Lodi, NY Historical Society
Onondaga Lake Park
Green Lake State Park
Westcott Community Center
Thornton City Park
Waltins Glen State Park