With This Ring I Thee Wedd
Wedding Officiant Serving VA, DC & MD
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Alexandria, VA 22310  | map
Services: Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious...
Religious affliliations: Christian (no denomination), Christian - Methodist
 
 
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Congratulations on your upcoming marriage! I am a Marriage Celebrant authorized by Fairfax County Circuit Court to celebrate wedding ceremonies in Virginia. Additionally, I'm licensed in Washington, DC and have reciprocal standing in Maryland. With This Ring was recently featured in a blog post, Winery Weddings Magazine. Follow this link to that article. http://www.wineryweddingmagazine.com/qa-with-an-officiant/  

With 22 years of experience, I possess the skills to assist you design a ceremony that is cross-cultural, spiritual, Christian, interfaith or secular. Every couple I meet, every ceremony I celebrate, is unique and memorable. I encourage couples who may not want a religious ceremony but a spiritual ceremony to embrace and include cultural traditions within their ceremony. From the volume of materials I've collected over the years, I will guide you as together we craft the ceremony that tells your story and expresses your values.

Wedding celebrations occur in just about every venue imaginable, from parks and backyards to churches and ballrooms, hospital chapels and historic properties. Also, consider a theme wedding...these of a few of the themed weddings I had the pleasure of being part of....Jimmy Buffet, renaissance and luau weddings. Regardless of where, when, themed or not, I will work with you to ensure your wedding is about you!

In April 1992 I conducted my first wedding and to date I've presided at more than 2000 weddings. I hold a M.Ed. in family counseling from the University of Maryland and I'm a trained Prepare/Enrich counselor. Additionally, I am a Virginia Certified Mediator, Conflict Coach, Stephen Minister, and a Distinguished Toastmaster, the highest individual recognition bestowed by Toastmasters International.

To stay current with wedding matters, I am a member of the Association of Wedding Professionals. The meetings are planned to allow members the opportunity to network, and participate in an education component presented by a subject matter expert. Occasionally I am asked "what happens if something happens to you?" Through networking I have many resources available to me should I need a replacement due to an illness or personal emergency.

Contact me today at wedding.celebrant@verizon.net to set-up a complimentary get acquainted meeting.

 


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Leora was nothing short of amazing to work with. From our initial meeting right through the end of our wedding ceremony. We both felt comfortable and connected with her at the very first meeting. Leora was able to determine and help us decide on what we wanted to emphasize in our wedding ceremony and brought many creative ideas to the table. She really made it unique. Everyone LOVED her (so much they offered positive comments on their own to us) at the rehearsal and wedding guests complimented the ceremony as being fluid, uplifting with many "we loved your officiant!" comments. Again, volunteered by friends and family. Hopefully I will never have another wedding but if I had to go back and redo the whole process, I would work with Leora again in less than a heartbeat. She really was amazing and I cannot say enough positive things about her.
Wedding: Recently Married
Services Used: Officiant


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With This Ring I Thee Wedd is a wedding officiant from Washington DC. We service weddings throughout the local area, including VA, DC, and MD. With This Ring I Thee Wedd is a professional wedding officiant that has been part of the Washington DC wedding industry for 22 years. We specialize in officiating wedding ceremomies.

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