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Hello, I am Rev. Patrick Byrd! WELCOME! From a simple ceremony on the beach or a grand wedding with a rehearsal, I am available to you throughout the Hampton Roads area.
Sharing your heart & life with the person that understands you most... for as long as time allows. ...is the greatest experience. Marriage gives us a chance before God to have that meaningful & committed relationship and begin a life together. I take a joyful approach with couples in putting together a wedding ceremony script & experience that begins their new life story!
The Wedding Ceremony is the Beginning of that Life Story as a Couple and family. Blessings From Above Ceremonies & Services provides Wedding Officiant Services in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and the Hampton Roads area. Rev. Patrick is licensed to perform weddings throughout Virginia and North Carolina. Patrick has been joining couples in matrimony since 2008, writing their wedding story by listening to each couple, and believes in fully welcoming every couple who approaches him, regardless of belief, background or lifestyle. Rev. Patrick is also a father who believes the importance of family, and how a family begins on that wedding day!
Rev. Patrick will guide you on the first steps of your journey, so you can create a loving and strong union that serves as the basis to your commitment to each other. You will have a beautiful ceremony that’s perfectly in sync with you and your unique love story. You have already built your Foundation with Love, Trust, Companionship, Forgiveness, Honesty, & the Encouraging of one another's Dreams. The Wedding Day with Rev. Patrick is all about making that Foundation permanent with a Ceremony & Covenant under God, which will support you in the months and years to come as a married couple.
- In person meetings if requested
- Wedding Rehearsal available ( recommended for large wedding parties )
- Unity Rituals such as the Sand Ceremony or Celtic Hand Fasting
- On site arrival 15-20 minutes ahead of time
- Written and Signed Contract to guarantee the date and time
- Special Rituals for Blended Families that involve the Children
- Opportunity to create your own Personal Vows
- Legal Handling and CERTIFIED MAIL return of your Marriage License to the Courthouse to guarantee delivery
**** VIRTUAL VIDEO ATTENDANCE AVAILABLE with 32 " monitor & camera ****
Faraway friends & family, unable to attend in person, will be able to be front row, via ZOOM Video, if requested!
Rev. Patrick brings a peaceful joy to your special day, at a time when you may be nervous or unsure if all will be just right. It will be. True love between a couple who want to share their lives together, makes it "just right"! Even if you feel meeting a few times before the big day is important, Rev. Patrick makes himself available to all his client's needs. His Professional Background is in Social Work and Counseling, so he often has heartfelt chats with new couples. Patrick has also served Hampton Roads for over 25 years as a Professional Dj and wedding Reception Host. Let him know how he can best serve you.
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Reverend Launa Byrd is a true professional and takes the time to guide you through each step of your ceremony. She is extremely organized and her scripts are unique and beautiful. Her adaptability to any venue, scene, or situation makes her the perfect officiant for your wedding!
Rev. Launa Byrd from "A Blessing from Above Ceremonies and Services" has always been extremely organized and friendly with us and more importantly her clients. We enjoy working with her on several occasions and would recommend her company to anyone looking for an awesome officiant!
If you are looking for the perfect officiants for your ceremony, call Launa & Patrick Byrd of A Blessing From Above. In today's world of "cookie cutter" thinking, Launa & Patrick stand out. They take the time to listen and tailor your wedding ceremony to reflect your personalities so that all your guests will remember your vows. We consider ourselves to be extremely lucky because Launa & Patrick are not only "wedding industry" acquaintances, Custom Photography also photographed their wedding with a friendship of many, many years.