Lois Heckman is a certified celebrant who officiates in the Poconos. She has years of experience officiating weddings and other life milestones. Lois specializes in unique and meaningful ceremonies that reflect your beliefs and what this important milestones means for you and your loved ones in an honest way. Lois is also an instructor at the Celebrant Academy, and wrote a wedding column for the USA Today Network for 10 years. She has received numerous awards and accolades. She is open to all paths and performs secular, spiritual, humanist, interfaith, and multicultural celebrations.
Lois Heckman would love to be your voice for your love, life, and story. She understands that your wedding is about you, and will assist you many details, including if you wish to say your own vows. Lois specializes in services for diverse couples and families and does not take a strict or dogmatic approach when creating your custom ceremony.
Lois creates a custom ceremony, whether you're having an intimate gathering, or a lavish affair. If you're eloping or envisioning less than 35 guests, she offers her beautiful, outdoor ceremony space called Harmony Gardens. It features a large circle with a an arbor with lights over an altar rock. Next to this area is a pavilion, where your guests can mingle for social hour, and serves as a backup for inclement weather. Situated on a large, private property, Harmony Gardens is perfect for those seeking an outdoor ceremony that is relaxed and inspired by nature.
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The thing about Lois is ability to adapt seamlessly to a bride and grooms collective personalities. When she steps up to officiate she has everyone's undivided attention. She is upbeat and humorous and at the same time deadly serious. Lois is so versatile I don't think there's any style ceremony she hasn't presided over. If you want the very best wedding experience you need to talk to Lois. I highly recommend her with 100% confidence.
When I see Lois Heckman officiating at a wedding, I know all is well. She is professional, calm, and presents a personal ceremony unique to each couple. No two services are the same. Lois brings 100% to every wedding. She cares about her couples. It really shows. I highly recommend her.
Lois is heads above the rest when it comes to celebrants. Her ceremonies are deeply personal and enjoyable. The tone is affectionate, professional, and enjoyable. She takes time to get to know her couples and really takes pride in what she does. We enjoy working with her and know that the ceremony will go off without a hitch when she is the one helping couples start their new lives together.