Formal or casual. Sacred or civil. Traditional or original. Religious or spiritual. Or, your own special blend. We have very competitive prices; however, what really sets us apart is that we get to know you before the wedding.
Jonathan is an ordained minister with rich experience working with couples from every walk of life (religious, spiritual, or secular). Kathy is a professional wedding officiant who brings an artist's creativity to your ceremony.
We respect, honor, and celebrate your culture, traditions, and beliefs. We are a happily married couple who have a blast working with other couples. What we hear most often is that we have just the right blend of humor and reverence and we make the whole process relaxed and fun for our couples. Whether you love church, hate church, or are indifferent, we work with you to create a ceremony that reflects who you are.
One fee. No surprises. Services include: personalized wedding ceremony and rehearsal, Prepare/Enrich Relationship Inventory and Couple's Workbook, face-to-face and/or virtual marriage consultation, local travel, and professional referrals. As Preferred Clergy/Officiants for Castle Farms, we officiate weddings at Castle Farms and other Charlevoix, Boyne City, and Petoskey area locations.
For a wedding or vow renewal ceremony as beautiful, unique, and sacred as your relationship, call Rev. Jonathan David Mays or Kathy Mays at (231) 459-8067, use the Message Vendor button above, or complete the Contact this Vendor form.
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Haley S. · Married on 02/10/2021
Best pastor around!!
I cannot thank Jonathan enough for being a part of our wedding!! He handles everything and anything that is thrown at him and he manages to do it with a smile on his face. He makes everyone feel at ease and is so easy to relate to! He made sure that our wedding day ran smoothly and rolled with all of the little issues that seem to pop up on your wedding day. I was able to plan the entire ceremony with his help so that it would be exactly what we wanted. The premarriage meeting he does with you and is totally worth it and is so beneficial. I highly recommend it! I couldn't be happier to have had Jonathan as our officiant!Sent on 11/20/2019
Charlevoix Wedding Pastor's reply:Haley, it was such an honor to officiate for you and Andy! It was really fun to get to know you and to plan your ceremony together. Every couple has a unique story and you're absolutely right that all kinds of things (mostly little, sometimes big) happen on your wedding day (and during the planning process). We love guiding couples through those twists and turns and our experience really helps us stay chill in the process. Stay in touch.
Kate · Married on 10/06/2018
If I could give our officiant Rev. Mays more stars I would! He was very easy to talk to beforehand and offered us great tips for a lasting marriage. The flexibility of ceremony options ensured we got exactly what we wanted and nothing that we didn’t! He also was wonderful at taming my wild groomsmen and making sure the whole process wasn’t too stressful.Sent on 10/08/2018
Tracey R. · Married on 10/04/2018
Rev. Jonathan is amazing.
Reverend Jonathan more than exceeded our expectations. His charm and personality put everyone at ease and carried out the ceremony flawlessly. Highly recommend his services.Sent on 10/17/2018
Jonathan is a super nice guy and does a stand up job on officiating Weddings in Northern Michigan. He is always on time and always in a great mood. We have worked together on multiple occasions and the Bride and Grooms are always happy with his ceremony and attitude. I would recommend him to anyone.
Charlevoix Wedding Pastor is a wonderful addition to your ceremony. As a Preferred Service Provider for Castle Farms, we are always pleased to see Jonathan as part of a Castle Wedding.