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Lois Heckman, Celebrant

Saylorsburg, PA View map Visit website
2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

About

2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$850 Typical Price

Lois Heckman is a certified celebrant based in Saylorsburg (near Stroudsburg), Pennsylvania, who serves couples in the Poconos and beyond. She has years of experience officiating weddings and other life milestones. Lois specializes in unique and meaningful ceremonies that reflect your individuality and love. She is open to all paths, and is happy to perform secular, spiritual, humanist, interfaith and multicultural celebrations.

Services Offered
Ms Heckman wants to be your voice for your love, life and story. She understands that your wedding is about you, but may also be about family, and will assist you with vows, and every detail of the ceremony. She specializes in ceremonies for diverse couples and families, and does not take a strict or dogmatic approach.

Whether you're having an intimate gathering, or a lavish affair, your ceremony can, and should reflect who you are accurately and honestly.

If you're eloping, or envisioning an intimate wedding of less than 35 guests, she offers her beautiful, outdoor ceremony site, Harmony Gardens. It is a lush garden and very private setting, the perfect alternative to more traditional and expensive options and great for couples who love the outdoors.

Ms Heckman is an instructor at the Celebrant Academy, writes a column, Ceremony Matters, for the USA Today Network and has received numerous awards and accolades.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$850.00

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$550.00

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100.00

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

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union
Single Religion

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows
Licensed

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baha'i Faith
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Hindu
Islam
Jainism
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Shinto
Sikhism
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

NJ
PA

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Our Day, Our Way

    We decided to elope 2 weeks ahead of time. We then realized with COVID the government building were shut down and there was a delay to get our marriage license. We kept Lois updated with these events, then 4 days before our wedding we asked her to officiate. She managed to put together a beautiful ceremony. Never meeting us (only having us fill out a quick questionnaire) and only talking on the phone for 10 minutes, she somehow made a ceremony that was perfect for us. She used quotes that would be impactful for us, followed traditions and rituals that we wanted, and made the whole day perfect. Harmony Gardens was a beautiful spot with a little gazebo for our little dance party afterwards and lots of amazing photo spots.
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    Juliana W. Getting married on 11/10/2021
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    Dream wedding!!

    Lois was so wonderful to work with! She is truly great at what she does, and we are beyond happy with how our ceremony turned out. The ceremony she wrote was such a beautiful representation of our story and our beliefs and values. We had so many guests saying how amazing the ceremony was afterward. Highly recommend Lois!!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

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Tony Piazza Entertainment and WJOY DJs Tony Piazza Entertainment and WJOY DJs Wedding DJs

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.

Susie Forrester Photography Susie Forrester Photography Wedding Photographers

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.

A Great Mix DJ Entertainment A Great Mix DJ Entertainment Wedding DJs

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.

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127 Harmony Lane Saylorsburg, PA, 18353
570-972-0741
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