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Personal Touch Ceremonies - Civil, Interfaith, Religious, Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)

Gatherings and celebrations are joyful times for families and friends! A marriage celebration ceremony is a joyous time for the soon to be married couple along with their family and guests. A well planned wedding ceremony that is touching, reflective, and thought provoking will be remembered for a long time. The ceremonies that I have created in recent years have received many positive comments from newly married couples and their guests.

"To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart and sing it to them when they have forgotten."

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User3079208 Sent on 06/05/2017
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Rev. Darlene Shlesinger was absolutely perfect. We when to her not knowing exactly what we wanted and she truly provided a personal touch in everything she provides. We are a blended family with six kids and we wanted the kids to have a part in our ceremony. She suggested a sand ceremony to symbolize the union of our family. It's was simply beautiful! All our guests commented on how beautiful everything went. I would highly recommend Personal Touch Ceremonies for your special day!
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May Sent on 07/07/2009
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Tom was wonderful to work with! He was constantly in contact with us to make sure we had everything we needed for the ceremony. He gave us the script a month in advance so there were no surprises. The personal touch portion of the ceremony was so memorable and original. Our guests still mention how beautiful our ceremony was. Thank you, Tom, for a beautiful ceremony!
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Sarah Sent on 11/07/2007
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Pastor Brandsness was everything we were looking for and then some.

It was very important to both of us to find an officiant who could cater to our desire for a non-traditional wedding without offending any relatives or guests. We essentially wanted someone with a Christian background who would be willing to do a ceremony more spiritually focused, as opposed to religiously focused.

Tom met with us a few times to discuss plans, and even gave us our own copy of a potential "script" for the ceremony for us to look over and approve. He allowed for us to write our own vows, delcarations of intent, and ring ceremonies, even though he provided us with numerous worthy options. He had no problem making room in the 30-minute ceremony for readings by my sisters and even an accoustic guitar performance of an oldies love song by my now sister-in-law.

Tom is very affordable! He even charged us less than his usual price because we were not having a rehearsal.

Everyone loved him and could hardly believe we found him online. He was so warm and smiley and made sure to include special, personalized touches for us to keep it from seeming rote.
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