Rev. Dr. Frank Nelson

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About Rev. Dr. Frank Nelson

Rev. Dr. Frank Nelson is a licensed and ordained wedding officiant and pre-marriage coach working with couples throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. He has more than 35 years of experience in working with couples to create ceremonies that is exceptional, personal, and memorable. You may be religious or non-religious. Rev. Frank believes that your ceremony is all about who you are as a couple. He also offers pre-marriage coaching that is easy and fun to complete and qualifies for a $75 discount on Minnesota marriage licenses. Rev. Frank always goes the extra mile to create one-of-a-kind ceremonies and lead the ceremony with warmth, joy, and eloquence. Couples say…

- I'm not sure if other brides get so many compliments on their ceremonies, but it is ALL anyone could talk about at the reception.

- Wow! Hiring Rev. Frank was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding and marriage. He is a true professional – tending to each client with interest, care and excitement.Frank played a huge role in making the day and the ceremony so special.

- We have been to many weddings in the Twin Cities and we can honestly say that no one will do a better, more custom, beautiful ceremony than him! FIVE STARS!

- To say this was an AMAZING experience would be an understatement. We had so many people tell us it was the best wedding ceremony they have ever attended.

This thank you note from a bride arrived in the mail after the wedding: You did a tremendous job and we couldn't think of a more fun way to have a rehearsal. We received so many compliments all night on your ceremony. We couldn't have asked for it to go any better. Your blend of religion, love and humor was absolutely perfect. Thanks so much!!!

And this Christmas note is from a groom: We loved every little touch you did to make the ceremony amazing. We loved every second of it and could not be happier with having you marry us! We also want to thank you for the marriage counseling! We feel the time we spent with you prepared us for the amazing journey of marriage. Wishing you a joyful holiday and a Merry Christmas!

Please contact Rev. Frank directly to find a time to meet for coffee and to explore the possibility of working together.

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    Nancy Papsin · Married on 09/10/2019

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    Love and Affection for Reverend Doctor Frank Nelson

    My husband, George, and I want to express our sincere gratitude for all of the gifts that you have given to our daughter, Marisa, and to her new husband, Troy. You have given them the gifts of your time, your patience, your love and kindness, your counseling and guidance, your beautifully carved heart and pen, and your heartfelt, loving words during the wedding ceremony. George and I have had countless guests comment to us all evening (and the next day!) about the wedding ceremony you created. They loved that it was so personal and that it truly reflected the art of marriage and the sacredness of the bond. They also loved the symbolism of the carved heart and the “rings of love.” Finally, they adored your wonderful sense of humor—as do George and I! All of us wanted the ceremony to be the most important element of the evening—and it truly was.

    It was a honor to break bread with you at our table. We hope to stay in touch with you, and we will certainly recommend you to all of our friends. We have already had requests for your name! 😊

    Take care, Reverend Frank. You are truly a gift in all of our lives.

    With much love and affection,
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    Jacia Andrusko · Married on 09/06/2019

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    One of our best vendors

    Rev Frank offiacted our wedding two weeks ago, and we could not be happier with our ceremony. When we first met him for coffee, we could tell he was the perfect fit for us. Rev Frank was very responsive to emails and sensitive to tricky family dynamics. The ceremony he created was beautiful! It was one of our favorite parts of the day. We've received so many compliments about how personalized the ceremony was. We also took the Rev Frank's premarital course. The online format was great for our crazy work schedules. My husband and I are so glad we chose Rev Frank and highly recommend him.

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Rev. Dr. Frank Nelson FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 750.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price? Ceremony Rehearsal, Premarital Counseling
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 300.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? Yes
  • What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)? $ 75.00
  • 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, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? Agnostic, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker, Unitarian
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? MN, WI
  • What languages do you speak? English

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    Rev. Frank Nelson has a beautiful way of personally connecting with the couples that are planning weddings. Throughout the planning process he gets to know the couples he is marrying. On the day of the rehearsal and the wedding he is totally devoted to guiding everyone to understand their role. He doesn't crowd other weddings into one day. He truly 'devotes' and focuses himself on the wedding he is performing. 'Calm', 'confident' and 'caring' describes Rev. Nelson. He is comfortable in any situation. I have interacted with him in a variety of settings including an outdoor vineyard wedding, a park, as well as many classy venues. The ceremonies he conducts are thoughtful and heartfelt. He has a gift for connecting with people including other wedding professionals such as myself, the wedding party, the guests, and most importantly...the wedding couple. Those who experience Rev. Nelson's weddings are truly blessed.

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  • 1524 Clippership Dr Saint Paul, MN, 55125 See on map
    651-433-6244 (Phone number)

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