Weddings by Rev. Bill Epperly

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About Weddings by Rev. Bill Epperly

Rev. Bill Epperly, PhD is a top rated Chicago-based wedding officiant serving northeastern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. A professional wedding officiant since 2013, he specializes in premium wedding ceremonies that reflect the personalities and preferences of each couiple. He also offers pre-marriage counseling and couples coaching to help newlyweds transition from wedding to married life. Rev Bill's distinctive weddings create wonderful memories that last a lifetime. Read his reviews to see what couples are saying!

He is a four-time winner of WeddingWire's Couples' Choice Award and a 2019 winner of TheKnot's "Best of Weddings" award for top officiants.

Experience
Rev. Bill Epperly has officiated nearly 100 weddings. He loves getting to know all the amazing people that come to him to be married. Before he began officiating weddings, he worked as a college professor. He has extensive experience as a public speaker, workshop leader, coach and wedding officiant. He brings his years of experience and skills to his work as wedding officiant.

Specialities
Rev. Bill Epperly works with each couple to create an amazing ceremony that reflects them, their love relationship and their values.He gets to know each couple and is able to share their journey as if he'd known them for years.The language of each ceremony is tuned to the couple, whether they want a traditional religious ceremony, a non-religious or a spiritual but not religious ceremony.

Premium Packages:

  • The Diamond "Heart Story" Package, which features a sharing of the couple's "Heart Story," their unique love story, from first meeting to engagement to wedding day.
  • The Premium, "Happily Ever After" Package, which has all the elements of the "Heart Story" package plus pre-marriage counseling to help you set goals for your first year of married life.

Contact Rev. Bill today to schedule a no-obligations initial consultation!

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Amy · Married on 11/10/2018

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    Highly recommend!

    We were so happy with our ceremony by Rev. Bill. He got to know us a little bit before the ceremony, so he was able to make some personal comments during the ceremony. He let us choose readings/ceremonies we wanted, but then still provided the structure for the ceremony. We were so happy how it turned out and had lots of compliments. He was very easy going and enjoyable to work with!

    Sent on 12/03/2018

    Weddings by Rev. Bill Epperly's reply:

    Thank you, Amy! You and Kyle were great! I loved officiating for you at the Westin Hotel. All the best as you two continue the adventure of married living! - Rev. Bill
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    kirsten · Married on 11/03/2018

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    Thumbs Up, most definitely recommend to a friend

    We could not have chosen a better, more professional, more thoughtful officiant than Rev. Bill. He really took the time getting to know us. He made our ceremony very personalized, comfortable and charming. Run, don't walk towards Rev. Bill if you are looking for an officiant. Thanks so much Rev. Bill for making our ceremony so very special and personalized. Kirsten & Tony

    Sent on 01/03/2019

    Weddings by Rev. Bill Epperly's reply:

    Thanks, Tony and Kirsten, it was great getting to know you and I loved Brique. All the best for a great 2019! Rev. Bill

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
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Weddings by Rev. Bill Epperly FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 575.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals? $ 175.00
  • What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)? $ 125.00
  • 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, Premarital Counseling
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? Agnostic, Anglican, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist, No Denomination, Presbyterian, Quaker, Taoist, Unitarian
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? IL, IN, MI, WI
  • What languages do you speak? English

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  • Simply Luxe Bridal
    Simply Luxe Bridal Wedding Dresses

    Rev. Bill Epperly is the one and only wedding officiant you'll ever need to contact. Here's why: 1. He has a great approach to officiating a wedding - he has different styles and templates for you to review and make personal, or you can work with him to truly create something custom from start to finish. 2. There are multiple ways to meet with him to discuss (he is flexible), i.e. Skype. 3. He accommodates specific wardrobe requests. 4. He's prompt, professional, and warm. 5. Truly gets to know you as a couple and seamlessly fits into the wedding. 6. LGBTQ friendly. 7. He's well learned in multiple faiths and approaches to spirituality and religion, and is adaptable based on your religious/spiritual needs. Highly recommended from many of our brides and colleagues. Give Bill a call!

  • Reverend Christine
    Reverend Christine Wedding Officiants

    Bill is a seasoned professional who I've associated myself with. I'm happy and confident in referring couples to him because of my knowledge of his expertise, education and caring personality.

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