Your wedding... Your ceremony... Your way.
Allow Firenze Wedding Ministries to help make this dream a reality.
Rev. Courtenay Mingolelli-Laxton and her staff specialize in crafting
every single detail of your ceremony, just as you have planned it to be.
Rev. Courtenay of Firenze Wedding Ministries is a minister and wedding officiant based in Syracuse, New York. She provides services across the local area including Syracuse, Rochester, Watertown, Utica, and Binghamton. She has been providing wedding and other lifecycle event services for more than a decade. Rev. Courtenay designs each wedding ceremony to be an intimate representation of the couples’ love for each other.
Rev. Courtenay is passionate about the areas of Central, Southern, and Western New York State, and the fantastic people that make up our communities. Before receiving her Masters Degree in Divinity, she received an undergraduate degree in Political Science, with a minor in Western Theology at the State University of New York Albany campus and Columbia College.
She is a certified and trained mediator for adolescent children and adults, and is published in the New York State Library for her work on the New York State Domestic Relations Law as a Student Committee Member -
In her workings with the NYS Senate in 2003 and 2004, Rev. Courtenay proposed revisions to the New York State Domestic Relations Law to allow marriage for all consenting adults, regardless of gender.
When not performing wedding ceremonies, baptisms, funerals, or counseling couples and families in preparation for these rites, she chaplains at our local hospitals.
As a minister and former bride, Rev. Courtenay understands how the wedding planning process works, and how to make the ceremony of your dreams. Contact her today to schedule your consultation!
Firenze Wedding Ministries offers customized vows and officiates various types of ceremonies including civil unions, secular and agnostic weddings, spiritual single-religion and interfaith ceremonies, LGBT weddings, elopements, non-traditional ceremonies and vow renewals. Rev. Courtenay also offers her services for rehearsals and pre-marital counseling, should you like it. She is open to travel for destination weddings, and is licensed to officiate weddings all across the US.
Rev. Courtenay can speak English, French, and Italian. She officiates weddings for couples of various religious affiliations including Anglican, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, earth-based, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, pagan, Presbyterian, Quaker, Taoist, Unitarian, and non-denominational Christian, as well as those that are more spiritual, or non-religious.
Besides acting as a wedding officiant, the team at Firenze Wedding Ministries can also help as day-of coordination for your wedding. This service is offered by staff member Courtney Galloway, P.A. Fee schedules are discussed upon request for day-of coordination.
48 Reviews for Firenze Wedding Ministries
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Michelle Smith · Married on 06/30/2019
Rev. Courtenay was wonderful, kind, and very helpful during this whole process. We were able to be a part of the ceremony planning process from the beginning and Rev. Courtenay gave us many examples to help guide us. Highly recommend!Sent on 09/30/2019
Kimberly Dibrango · Married on 06/08/2019
My wife and I loved having Reverend Courtenay officiate our wedding. She was amazing and we had a beautiful ceremony because of her! She was very accommodating and did everything we asked.Sent on 06/14/2019
Virginia Fischer · Married on 05/17/2019
amazing and memorable !!!!!!!!Sent on 10/06/2019
I heartily endorse Courtney! I discussing the important topic of equal rights, I learned of her personal and professional commitment to these issues. Please consider choosing vendors like her that show this real lived experience and social advocacy. Warmly, Beth Candidly Beth Photography candidlybeth.com Firenze Wedding Ministries Reverend Courtenay Munyan Weinkauf 801 7th North Street Liverpool, NY 13088
Courtney is an amazing people person. She is easy to get along with, but also very professional, knowledgeable and affordable. I highly recommend her for any ceremony.