About Barbara Ann Michaels, Jester of the Peace

Creative Weddings for Inspired Couples

Experience the truth and treasure of your love shared in a wedding you help design ~ from elegant to sweet to playful! You'll feel understood and celebrated, with me as your wise, fun, and experienced guide. Your families and friends will feel inspired and united with you on your wedding day.

I am a non-denominational Ordained Interfaith Minister, embracing Marriage Equality. 

We celebrate your love and your creativity at once...

Stephanie and Lee, both foodies, fed each other one bite of delicious food they had created for each other in secret, presented to each other in a beautiful box on a beautiful spoon...

Ian and Sean married in Central Park and shared a spontaneous first dance with a folk band performing nearby. A hundred New Yorkers and tourists sang along, and then danced with them...

Desiree and Carolee married in an indoors sports and game center, celebrating their love of games with a kid-friendly wedding. Their love story was a trivia game, with guests winning prizes. Their 3 year old son played a whistle blowing little referee...

Josh and Liz, photographers who met in a photo studio, snapped two cute and sweet Polaroid pictures of each other during their ceremony just before they took their vows...

Miguel and Sarah married in a helicopter, soaring in love with gorgeous views of Manhattan on a sunny day... and Naye and Jay married in a helicopter on a clear night, with amazing twinkling city lights like a sea of stars below them... 

Herman and Joel were married by Glinda the Good Witch of the North from the Wizard of Oz, who represented unconditional love to them, as well as the beauty of old Hollywood, which they adore...

And you... what's your wonderful wish?

Categories: Wedding Officiant

Regions serviced: New York City

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It was truly a pleasure working on our ceremony with Barbara! She is a very talented story teller and we received many compliments from our guests on her delivery and on our vows, which were tailor made for us. Neither my husband or I are religious and we were not sure how to create a ceremony and vows that would be meaningful, personal, and interesting to others. Barbara walked us through her process of telling our story and creating the ceremony we wanted. We are also not very sentimental and are a bit more reserved. Barbara understood our style and never had us do anything that felt unnatural to us. She had good recommendation to make things more unique and personal that helped us create our ceremony. We highly recommend working with Barbara to share your love story!

Profile Picture Jill, 9/23/17, 4 Reviews
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Services Used: Customized Vows, Licensed, Non-religious
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Barbara is absolutely amazing! From the beginning to the final moment, she helped us through the entire process with ease, excitement, and splendor. She made our ceremony more than the usual process, she helped make it a moment to treasure and adore forever! She handled so much of the process and challenges that it made everything go so smoothly for our perfect moment. Barbara is amazing and she possesses a unique talent to bring love and happiness to each couple she assists in there special moment of marriage. She even had great ideas and recommendations for other aspects of the ceremony which proved extremely successful! I full-heartedly recommend Barbara and words are just not enough to express how AWESOME she really is!

Profile Picture Paul, 9/17/17, 1 Review
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$1500
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$650

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Barbara Ann has a warm and loving personality. She creates personalized ceremonies and is a wonderful addition to your wedding day.

Barbara Ann is one of the most fantastic ceremony leaders I have ever had the pleasure of working with. I recommend her on my web site and to all of the couple who meet with me. Her obvious love for Love is infectious and is conveyed with warmth, elegance, and eloquence. Her energy and creativity is something every couple should be blessed enough to experience, and I hope to photograph weddings in which she is participating, for many years to come!

It's such a pleasure to confidently refer engaged couples to Barbara! She brings warmth, personality, humor, and respect to her custom ceremonies--she is truly called to honor YOU, your love story, and your wedding dreams. She is flexible, creative, confident, and here to serve you. Whether your ceremony is traditional or in full costume, you can count on her to make your wedding dreams come true!

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