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My West Michigan Wedding

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$300 Typical Price

My West Michigan Wedding is a wedding officiation service for couples marrying in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Pastor Tom F. Hamel marries couples in the greater Grand Rapids area and lakeshore communities from St. Joseph to Ludington. This officiant is experienced, professional, and honors a couple in the ways they best see fit on their wedding day.

Experience

Tom has performed more than 1,300 weddings since 2005. He knows the ins and outs of a wedding ceremony and helps couples with the understanding that — more often than not — this is all new to them. Through My West Michigan Wedding, he instills confidence in the soon-to-be-newlyweds and keeps the focus on them while celebrating their love.

Services Offered

Ordained and licensed in the state of Michigan as an officiant, Pastor Tom officiates all varieties of weddings. This includes civil unions, vow renewals, rehearsals, and single-religion, interfaith, and non-religious ceremonies. He typically keeps the length of the ceremony under 30 minutes. Couples choosing My West Michigan Wedding will find counseling and assistance with customized vows. This officiant works with agnostic and non-denominational couples, as well as a wide variety of Christian denominations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$300

Which of the following are included in the price?

Premarital Counseling

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$175

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$100

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
Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baptist
Catholic
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Lutheran
Methodist
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Presbyterian
Quaker
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

MI

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Outstanding communication

    Tom's knowledge, experience and communication were very helpful before/during/after the wedding.
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    Angie C. Married on 06/04/2022
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    So happy Tom our officiant!

    Working with Tom of My West Michigan Wedding was so easy! From the start, it was obvious Tom was very professional. It was very easy to plan the details of our ceremony, and he was quick to respond to all our questions. The day of, he was early, walked us through the signing of the marriage license, and talked us through the ceremony. During the ceremony he was funny and made it seem like he'd known us for years. I would highly recommend My West Michigan Wedding to anyone!

Awards

  • 204
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

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