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. Rev. Bill prides himself on getting to know every couple and to tell their story in a way that makes it seem as if he's known them for years. Rev Bill's distinctive weddings create priceless memories that last a lifetime. Read his 66 5-star reviews to see what couples are saying!
He is a seven-time winner of WeddingWire's Couples' Choice Award and winner of TheKnot's "Best of Weddings" award for top officiants.
Rev. Bill Epperly has officiated over 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.
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.
- 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. Includes a full rehearsal.
- The Gold, "Unforgettable You" Package, a hand-crafted ceremony including all the traditional elements of a beautiful wedding: procession, greeting, prayers & readings, vows, etc., and a shorter Heart Story sharing.
Contact Rev. Bill today to schedule a no-obligations initial consultation!
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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!
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.