Modern officiant & ceremony professional provides an inclusive, individualized option to the wedding tradition. Serving Los Angeles, Malibu, Ojai, Orange County, Temecula, Catalina Island, Palm Springs, Big Bear, Inland Empire and beyond.
Whether you want a simple, meaningful, fun, different, non-traditional AND/OR brief ceremony, You can have YOUR ceremony, YOUR way! Non-religious / secular, multicultural, interfaith and LGBT ceremonies are welcome.
Venus Kitagawa-Stojsic is a certified Life-Cycle Celebrant® trained by the Celebrant Foundation and Institute, and an ordained non-denominational minister. With over 15 years experience in ceremony, public speaking, and leading groups, Venus’ duty is to craft a one-of-a-kind, personalized, custom-written ceremony to reflect her couples / clients.
No-obligation consultation, ALL travel, rehearsal and ceremony edits are included in one fee. ALL backgrounds, beliefs, values, cultures and tastes are honored, from the unusual to the traditional. Use, adapt or create traditions such as handfasting, wedding canopy/chuppah, jumping the broom, family blending ritual, signing of a marriage certificate, etc. Involve family, friends, children or animals in your ceremony...or not!
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Recommended by 92% of couples
Luis · Married on 09/20/2014
We asked Venus to be our officiant, she was very easy to work with and she took the time and attention to learn about us prior to wedding. She's professional, prompt and I would definitely recommend her service to anyone who's looking for a great and fun officiant for their wedding.Sent on 10/18/2014
User3924205 · 2+ years ago
We're very happy to find her and had her as our officiant.Sent on 06/22/2014
She was very easy to work with, helpful, and open-minded.
We're not religious people and wanted to have simple, casual, yet spiritual ceremony, and she did a great job!
Devin · Married on 05/31/2014
My husband and I were referred to Venus by my sister and I am so thankful for that. Venus made our ceremony fit Jared and I perfectly. It was like she had known us for years and was part of the family and friends who were there to celebrate with us. We got to talking over email and then set up a Skype meeting where we were able to get to know one another a little better and put a face to the names. She is very personable. After the Skype meeting she sent us a questionnaire asking us a little more personal questions just so she could really get a feel for who we were as individuals swell as a couple. She was extremely helpful with giving ideas of how the ceremony will run and let us sculpt it to fit us. Venus was able to meet up with us at the rehearsal which was super helpful and was on time to the wedding. She had my vows printed out as well as my husband. The ceremony went perfectly I couldn't have asked for a better officiant who really made our day even more special. It was perfect! Thank You Venus!Sent on 07/14/2014
I had the opportunity to work with A Non-Denominational Ceremony for an outdoor wedding ceremony at Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden. They're professional yet relaxed style was perfect for the garden's ambiance. In addition, the vows reflected the client's personality which led to a fun & exciting wedding.
It was a pleasure working with Venus recently. She does an amazing job at officiating. She can tailor your ceremony to suit exactly what you need and what you want. We look forward to working with her again! Jay at The D'Jay Company
This is my first time working with Venus from A Non-Denominational Ceremony. It was a pleasure working with her. I recommend this wedding officiant to all couples. Venus was easy to work with, very personable and really understand what the couple was looking for in their ceremony. Thanks Venus!!