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All Faiths Ceremonies by Dr. Sheila Gay Gross is a wedding officiant business located in Edgewater, New Jersey and Asbury Park, New Jersey. As an ordained, licensed, interfaith minister, Sheila works with couples to produce a unique, creative ceremony that reflects their relationship. This business has won WeddingWire's couple's choice awards for the past nine years running, due to Sheila’s innovative, joyous, and professional work with her clients.
Sheila’s policy is that she is an open book; during consultations she encourages couples to ask any questions about her as a person, her work, and any other information that helps them choose the right person to officiate their wedding. Couples can use Sheila’s assistance to write their own custom vows, as well as incorporate any aspects, spirituality, or heritage into the ceremony. She is licensed to provide services in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Delaware, California, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, and Hawaii. As its name implies, All Faiths Ceremonies has the ability to provide services for many different religions, including:
- Baha’i faith
- No denomination
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Sheila Gay Gross is highly recommended by multiple reviewers as a wedding officiant. Reviewers mention how Sheila took the time to get to know them as a couple and created a ceremony that was personalized, touching, and inclusive of different faiths and beliefs. Guests were moved by Sheila's heartfelt words and her ability to engage the crowd. Reviewers also appreciated Sheila's professionalism, attention to detail, and the special touches she added to make their ceremony unforgettable. Overall, Sheila is described as a true gem and a master of ceremonies.
Dr. Sheila truly knows Love.
Awesome preparation and genuine festive experience
Fantastic Friendship and Service
When my fiance and I were searching for an officiant to conduct our wedding ceremony, we were fortunate enough to find a true gem in Shelia who exceeded our every expectation. From the moment we met her, we knew that she was the one who would bring our vision to life, and boy, did she deliver!
What truly set her apart was her genuine and heartfelt approach to tailoring our ceremony to encompass all faiths. It was incredibly important to us that our wedding be a celebration of love that respected and embraced the diverse beliefs of our families and friends. This remarkable officiant understood that, and she effortlessly weaved together elements that made everyone feel included and valued.
But it wasn't just her inclusivity that made her stand out. She took the time to truly get to know us as a couple, and it was evident in the way she spoke about our journey during the ceremony. Her words were carefully chosen and beautifully crafted, capturing our love story in a way that made our hearts swell with joy and gratitude. It was as if she had known us for years, and her warmth and sincerity made the entire ceremony feel incredibly personal.
One of the aspects we appreciated most about her was her unique way of conducting the ceremony. She managed to strike the perfect balance between professionalism and a personal touch, effortlessly engaging the crowd and ensuring that everyone felt connected to the moment. There was an undeniable energy in the air as she guided us through the ceremony, and her ability to create such an intimate and welcoming atmosphere was truly remarkable.
Above all, what truly touched us was how she captured our love so perfectly and thoughtfully. It was evident that she had invested her heart and soul into understanding our relationship, and her words reflected that understanding. Our guests were moved to tears as she spoke of our connection, our dreams, and the commitment we were making to each other. It was a moment we will cherish forever, thanks to her incredible talent for capturing the essence of our love.
In conclusion, we cannot recommend this officiant highly enough. Her ability to tailor a ceremony to all faiths, her genuine interest in getting to know us, her engaging presence, and her unique way of conducting the ceremony were all truly exceptional. If you are searching for an officiant who will infuse your special day with love, inclusivity, and a touch of magic, look no further. She will ensure that your ceremony is a heartfelt celebration that you and your loved ones will treasure for a lifetime.
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I've worked with Sheila on several weddings in 2011 and 2012. Her knowledge of the bride and groom makes her marriage ceremony very personal and touching. The guests may think she is a long-time friend of the couple but it's really her face to face pre-wedding consultations that make it possible.
Dr. Sheila Gay Gross transcends the ordinary ceremony with compassion, creativity, and a delightful sense of humor. She understands the transformative power of love and weaves that magic into all her ceremonies. She also understands the energy that families bring to a ceremony and takes great care to involve them. Sheila helps couples make the memories that last a lifetime.
Sheila is wonderful! A must for your wedding day. She will go above and beyond for your wedding day and will make you feel beyond comfortable with her warm and caring way. She is fantastic!!!