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Personal Touch Ceremonies & DJ Service offers professional wedding officiating services in Providence, Rhode Island. Reverends Edward and Darlene Shlesinger are the two passionate owners of this union-binding enterprise. These experts happily serve couples based in Providence and Cranston, as well as various areas throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. The team here has the talent and experience to assist couples with creating a ceremony that reflects their individuality, regardless of their faith, orientation, or background.

Services Offered

Reverend Edward and Reverend Darlene will go above and beyond to help couples celebrate their wedding in the most sincere, enjoyable, and memorable way. Personal Touch Ceremonies & DJ Service aims to guide clients through each step, from creating customized vows to perfecting all the details of their special day. Moreover, they are licensed to officiate as well as offer pre- and post-marital counseling, if desired. Personal Touch Ceremonies and DJ Services have expanded beyond officiating weddings with their newest service, Personal Touch Disc Jockey. With their DJ services, couples can enhance their ceremony and reception with the finest in music entertainment.

  • LGBTQ+-owned
  • Woman-owned

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

Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal

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Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Baha'i Faith
No Denomination

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

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4.9 out of 5 rating
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Kate L. Sent on 10/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent Vendor!

We loved working with Darlene and Ed! They were super nice and easy to get in touch with throughout the whole process. Darlene gave me so many options for our ceremony that I was able to pick the perfect one for us as a couple. People thought Darlene knew us personally she did such a nice job. Ed also did a great job capturing our vision for the music for the night -- we kept getting so many complements from our guests about the soundtrack. I highly recommend them for anyone looking for a DJ or officiant/or both!!!
Nicole D. Sent on 07/20/2019
5 out of 5 rating

A magical summer evening wedding!

My husband was being deployed and we decided to get married last minute before he left. Darlene at Personal Touch came through for us and gave us the most perfect, beautiful wedding in a week's time! She came up with the wedding location near her business, a charming park in Hope, RI where we were married in a lovely gazebo on an amazing summer evening. There were so many wonderful places there for pictures and the ceremony that Darlene customized for us brought me to tears. It was beyond anything I imagined. The perfect, perfect, perfect wedding and all done in a week! Darlene is hands-down the best professional in the business and anyone who wants to ensure that they have one less thing to worry about on the most important day of their lives should absolutely hire Personal Touch for their wedding ceremony.
Meghan Sent on 06/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent Officiant!

We booked Darlene Schlesinger @ Personal Touch Ceremonies for our wedding. Prior to our wedding, we had an initial phone consultation with her to book, and then communicated via email until our rehearsal, which is where we met in person. While initially I was hesitant about not meeting our officiant until the day prior to our wedding, Darlene was very available to us by phone/email which eased my anxiety. She allowed us the flexibility to write our own ceremony completely, and provided us with feedback along the way. She was absolutely wonderful at our rehearsal, and is overall just a fun friendly person to be around. Unfortunately, due to a family emergency, she ended up being unable to be the officiant on our actual wedding day, however kept us well informed and lined up a replacement officiant for us, Stephanie, who was able to perform the ceremony without issue!
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Not only have I worked with Personal Touch Ceremonies and More on numerous occasions. I was so impressed, I hired them for MY OWN wedding. Whether you are looking for traditional or non traditional ceremony , Darlene and her husband Ed will take the time to help you get exactly what you want to make your ceremony personal to you. I would recommend them to any bride / groom, and when my husband and I renew our vows, I will hire Darlene, and Personal Touch Ceremonies again.

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We highly recommend Personal Touch Ceremonies for their professional and accommodating services. Darlene is a favored Officiant of Laurel Lane Country Club. Wedding couples and their guests praise their professional, well organized, and personable manner. It is pleasure to work with them!

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Darlene is an excellent choice for your wedding ceremony. She is pleasant and professional. She pays attention to detail and makes sure you ceremony is a wonderful event for both you and your guests. I highly recommend Darlene.

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