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Forever, Together

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$450 Typical Price

Forever, Together offers wedding officiating services in both English and Spanish. With experience officiating weddings and elopements since 2007, Joanne and David assisted over 1,200 couples create meaningful wedding ceremonies and celebrations. Sadly, Joanne passed away in 2020, but David continues the business in her memory, and in her honor, at the same high levels of professionalism, compassion and flexibility.

Committed to your vision and keeping your unique personalities in mind, Forever, Together helps you create an event that perfectly reflects your wishes. From intimate gatherings to grandiose galas, David will make your wedding ceremony dreams come true. His goal is to make creating a meaningful ceremony the most fun, and least stressful part of your wedding planning!

Services Offered

Forever, Together offers many different officiating services. From single religion ceremonies to non-religious ceremonies and everything in-between, David will help you profess your love to one another in a way that matters most. His services include:

  • Spanish and Bilingual ceremonies and traditions
  • LGBTQ Weddings
  • Handfastings
  • Unity Sand and other Elegant Wedding Traditions
  • Short notice weddings, no problem!
  • Elopements and Vow Renewals
  • Interfaith ceremonies
  • Religious and Non-religious ceremonies
  • Rehearsals
  • Customized vows

  • Woman-owned

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Ceremony Rehearsal

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What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union
Single Religion

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows

What religious affiliations do you serve?

No Denomination
Orthodox Christian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

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    David Cooper was Excellent

    David was wonderful from start to finish. He officiated our friend's wedding with humor and love which was just what they wanted. He was organized, kind, and on time. We highly recommend! This wedding was at The Ruins in Seattle with roughly 100 guests. Thank you David!
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    Sarah P. Married on 10/11/2021
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    Calm, collected, cool, and hilarious!

    David went above and beyond at our small and intimate wedding we had in October 2021. We had him show up for rehearsal the night before at the lodge we were getting married at which made the next day feel so much easier to navigate since we were definitely going for a non traditional vibe for our intimate wedding. David was so helpful and easy to work with and was the exact officiant we were looking for since he specializes in handfasting rituals. Even though our bridal party forgot the cords at the ceremony, he made the crowd feel at ease with his humor which I felt made the ceremony absolutely perfect and awesome! I would totally recommend him to anyone getting married in the Seattle/Snohomish area. Thank you so much!!

    Forever, Together's reply:

    Wow, thanks so much Sarah. It was my pleasure meeting and working with you both, and I had a lot of fun at your wedding. I'm so happy you were satisfied with the way things went. Stay safe, and take care of each other. - David
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    Highly Satisfied!

    When I reached out to several wedding officiants on Wedding Wire, David was the only one who responded in a prompt professional manner. Our total experience with him was very positive and memorable! I'm glad we chose Forever Together.

    Forever, Together's reply:

    Thank you so much, folks. It was my pleasure working with you. Stay safe, take care of each other, and have a wonderful life together.
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Just need to have your marriage documents signed and submitted? I'm happy to offer that service for $150. Just bring your documents, two witnesses and the fee.

I'm available to meet with you most afternoons and evenings at your convenience.

This is the simplest, fastest and probably the cheapest way to get married in Washington State!


David Cooper
David Cooper

David Cooper was a professional performing musician for over 25 years. During that time, he had the good fortune to work with some of the world鈥檚 finest artists. Since he retired from the music business, he has provided computer and network support and training for some of Seattle鈥檚 most prominent and progressive corporations. When Joanne鈥檚 wedding calendar became so full that she was forced to turn loving couples away, David knew it was time to join the celebration!

Joanna Marshall
Joanna Marshall

Joanna Marie spent over 20 years working in the medical industry as a successful bookkeeper and Patient Accounts Manager. When she, like so many others, suddenly and unexpectedly found herself back on the job market, she also found herself with unlimited free time. She decided to turn misfortune into opportunity by doing something she鈥檇 always wanted to do: help couples validate and celebrate their love by helping them create the wedding ceremony of their dreams!

Sadly, Joanna Marie passed away in 2020. Forever, Together was her dream, and her accomplishment. David decided to continue the business鈥s he believed she would have wanted鈥n her memory, and in her honor.

Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements
Weddings with Rev. Jim Beidle Weddings with Rev. Jim Beidle Wedding Officiants

I recently had the opportunity to work with Reverends David and Joanne, and I found them friendly, professional, and genuinely concerned for the couple's joyful celebration. They go out of their way to meet their client's needs and desires for a great wedding. I happily refer any couple to the Forever, Together when I am not able to serve.

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The words of wisdom to start your path as a couple are wonderful.

Simply by Tamara Nicole Simply by Tamara Nicole Wedding Planners

Forever Together is such a great wedding officiant to work with! We worked together on a wedding and he did such a great job both at the rehearsal as well as the wedding ceremony itself. He has a calmness about him that helps put everyone at ease, and he also uses just the right amount of joking around to calm the nerves and make everyone laugh! I would love to work with them again! ~Simply by Tamara Nicole~

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