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Father Jonathan Gray

... married my husband Kyle and me in January. We cannot say enough wonderful things about him. He took the time to learn about us as a couple, and genuinely cared about how our ceremony was going to go. He’s very organized and had many options to choose from so that we could create our own wedding ceremony that fit our personalities, and even incoporate special readings that meant a lot to us. Our families and guests told us that it was the most heartfelt ceremony they had ever been to! Father Gray has many years of experience and advice that made our day so special. He did a wonderful job and everything went perfectly. We highly recommend choosing Father Gray as your wedding officiant!!!

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Fr. Jonathan Gray is a priest in the Progressive Catholic Church (link to website is here: ).
He will typically meet with a couple several times prior to the wedding date in order to get to know them, and so that they can get to know him. During these meetings, discussions often include such things as how, where and when did the couple meet, what drew them together, what keeps them together, what are their goals for their future, what are their views on marriage, etc. It is also during these meetings that the couples discuss the type of ceremony they want; what readings they would like, who they would want to do the readings, if they would like to write their own vows and other 'tweaks' to the ceremony to make it as personalized and meaningful as possible. With these meetings, Fr. Jonathan is able to help couples feel more comfortable, ready, and relaxed for their wedding and for their marriage. Fr. Jonathan Gray can officiate at interfaith, same faith, same gender and vow renewal ceremonies. Couples who have utilized Fr. Jonathan to officiate at their weddings have come from the following religious traditions:

  • Anglican
  • Catholic
  • Evangelical
  • Methodist
  • Baptist
  • Episcopalian
  • Lutheran
  • Presbyterian
  • Hindu*
  • Jewish*
  • Muslim*
  • * Please note Fr. Jonathan has co-officiated at weddings in these traditions
  • LGBTQ+-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following are included in the price?

Premarital Counseling

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


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

Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

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On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.
60+ mins.

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Kristen A. Married on 10/09/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Father Jonathan is the BEST.

Father Jonathan was not only an INCREDIBLE officiant, but he is also such a wonderful, caring individual and I know he will remain an important part of our lives as time goes on. When Chris and I first met with Father Jonathan, we felt like we could have talked with him for hours. He was so warm and welcoming. We wanted an officiant who would take the time to get to know us, someone we would be comfortable with. Father Jonathan met with us several times for lunch or coffee. We didn’t always have an “agenda,” but conversations flowed so smoothly. He became someone we were always excited to see. The ceremony that Father Jonathan follows is beautiful, and he worked with us to ensure that it was everything we could have wanted. We selected one reading from the bible and one poem, we wrote our own vows - and Father Jonathan kindly read them over for us before the wedding day (to make sure Chris and I were on the same page in terms of format and length). He really made the whole process so easy and enjoyable. When we learned of having to postpone our wedding because of COVID, Father Jonathan was flexible and accommodating as we worked to select a new date. Come wedding day, Father Jonathan was the star of the show! He provided us with such a beautiful ceremony, all of our guests couldn’t stop talking about how awesome he was. I am forever grateful to him and SO happy that we found him.
Courtney S. Married on 10/20/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Highly recommend!

I cannot say enough great things about Fr. Jonathan Gray! He made things so easy during our 2 year engagement and met with us multiple times via FaceTime to get to know us and to go over details for our ceremony which made me feel much less stressed about things. It meant a lot to me to be able to bring an aspect of my religious upbringing to a ceremony outside of the church. We got so many compliments about him from our guests! 10/10 would recommend!
Giuliana Married on 09/24/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect officiant

Fr Johnathan helped us customize our Catholic ceremony to beautifully reflect my Catholic background and traditions while not being too religious to meet the comfort level of my husband. It was important to us and my family for me to be married in the Catholic faith but we specifically did not want to be married in a church and Fr Jonathan was the perfect answer! If you’re looking to get “Catholic married” and have your ceremony outside of a church, get in touch with him TODAY.

He did some pre-marital faith based and non faith base counseling with us in the year leading up to our wedding to get to know us and to help us prepare for married life. He is so sweet and caring, open and understanding. He helped us select one reading from Colossians and allowed us to do a second non religious reading. He also helped us edit the text of the traditional marriage service to make us more comfortable and reflective of our values and beliefs. His service was timely and meaningful. We received SO many compliments from all guests on the ceremony with specific compliments to the demeanor of Fr Jonathan and the content of his sermon and homily.
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