Pastor Rich

Park Ridge, Park Ridge, IL 60068 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Pastor Rich

Pastor Rich is a bi-lingual wedding Officiant located in Park Ridge, serving the entire Midwest region. He is fun, calm and super-dependable. He has a sense of humor, but he makes the ceremony about you and your preferences. Pastor Rich speaks Spanish and English fluently and regularly conducts bilingual ceremonies.


Pastor Rich is one of Weddingwire's original Officiants, with the privilege of helping over 1000 Couples create fun and meaningful wedding celebrations. He is appointed as a Liturgy and Worship Consultant in the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church and leads Assemblies and In-Services in Catholic schools during the week. He received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and later obtained his Masters of Divinity degree from Trinity Divinity School.

Services Offered


Pastor Rich offers planning, rehearsals and Ceremonies, with email support during the entire planning process. As an Elder, (like a tenured Priest), he is fully licensed and will create custom ceremony elements with each couple. He has experience working with a large variety of religious and non-religious Brides and Grooms, collaborating with Rabbis, Pastors, Muslim and Hindu Priests along the way.

Packages:

Premium Service: Planning Meeting (in person or virtual), Rehearsal, unlimited e-consultation and your Wedding! ($750)

Mid-Range: Planning Meeting and Wedding ($700) or a Rehearsal and your Wedding ($700)

Basic: Wedding only, with your do-it-yourself preparation and some guidance from Pastor Rich ($500)

If your wedding is 90 minutes or more from Park Ridge and you'd like an overnight rehearsal, please allow for a reasonable Motel fee.

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Beach wedding
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Outdoor wedding
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Exchanging rings
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Couple and rings
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Ocean park
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The newlyweds
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Photo with the officiant
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Happy couple
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Wedding ceremony
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Exchanging rings
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Happy couple
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Marriage pronouncement
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The guests
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Lovely couple
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Wedding ceremony
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Marriage pronouncement

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207 Reviews for Pastor Rich

Recommended by 99% of couples


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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Gina · Married on 01/05/2019

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    So, so happy!

    Pastor Rich was a perfect fit for our ceremony! He did a great job at making our short ceremony personal and the guests were blown away. He was so organized and efficient and our families and bridal party definitely felt that. Thank you so much for making our special day so memorable!

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    Rachel · Married on 10/12/2018

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    A Beautiful Ceremony

    Despite traveling several hours to our outdoor wedding in 40 degree weather, Pastor Rich was so positive, vibrant, and personal throughout our entire ceremony. He was also extremely responsive to in-person meetings and email conversations, which was very comforting when planning such a big day. We highly recommend Pastor Rich to be a part of your special day!

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Pastor Rich Pricing

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Pastor Rich FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 400.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? No
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for? Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Single Religion
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? IL, IN, IA, KY, MI, MO, OH, WI

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Splash DJ
    Splash DJ Wedding DJs

    Absolute pleasure to work with!

  • Jason Kaczorowski Photography
    Jason Kaczorowski Photography Wedding Photographers

    Pastor Rich has a passion for joining couples in love and will bring warmth and unique style to your special day.

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  • Park Ridge Park Ridge, Illinois, 60068 See on map
    847-416-6197 (Phone number)

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