|Are you an Ordained Minister?
Yes, I am ordained by the Universal Life Church and may perform legal wedding ceremonies in the state of New Jersey.
|Is it required to have a wedding
ceremony in order for the marriage to be legal?
No, all that is required is a valid marriage license.
|Do I need to have a witness in
order to get married?
Yes, the state of New Jersey requires at least one witness who is over 18 years of age to sign the marriage license.
|What is a Non-Denominational
A Non-Denominational wedding is not tied to a specific religious group. Couples who are not religious, have been divorced or plan to elope may choose a non-denominational wedding.
|Are your ceremonies Religious? |
No, since I am a non-denominational minister, I do not perform any specific religious ceremonies. However, ceremonies may be spiritual in nature and may contain religious passages or any words of faith you choose.
|What is an Interfaith Marriage?
An Interfaith Marriage is a marriage between two people of different religious beliefs such as a Christian and Non-Christian.
|We are already legally married
but did not have a ceremony. Will you still perform a
marriage ceremony for us?
Yes, many couples elope or get married by the town clerk and choose to have a ceremony for family and friends at a later time.
|Do you perform same sex marriages?
Yes, I am happy to perform a ceremony for any couple who wants to get married, provided they have a valid marriage license.
|What are your Fees for Wedding Ceremonies?
My fee starts at 150.00. 50% deposit is due when you book my services and the balance is due one week before the wedding. Deposits are non-refundable since I may have to refuse another couple when you book me.
|Will you attend our wedding
For an additional fee, I will attend your rehearsal.
|Can we write our own vows?
Of course, it's your day, your wedding, your choice.
|Do we need to have prayers or
No, the entire ceremony will be based on your wishes.
|Can I add things to my ceremony?
Of course, we will go over ant requests and announcements you would like included in your service.
|Can my ceremony include rituals|
Yes, some couples choose to include poems, prayers, guest readings, candle unity lighting, etc, while some couples prefer a ceremony to be short and sweet.
|Are there any restrictions as to what we can wear during our ceremony?|
No, you can wear any attire you choose. Some couples choose a weddidng theme and dress based on the theme they have selected.