Rev. Jay Bowman

142 Baycliff Tr., Kitty Hawk, NC 27948 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Rev. Jay Bowman

The coolest and happiest couples in the world come to get married on the Outer Banks. Let's make your day FUN, comfortable, full of honor, and totally taylored to fit you from start to finish. Watch a few of the videos here on Wedding Wire or on my website and you'll see what I mean. It's going to be an epic day for you, and I hope to be standing there barefoot on the beach with you! Can't wait to hear your story. :)

Experience
Rev. Jay Bowman completed his undergraduate studies at Asbury College in Kentucky and right after, did seminary work at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. Through a small but solid denomination with Swedish Lutheran roots, he got his ordination credentials. With decades of experience in the church, he now delights in joining couples together in matrimony.

Services Offered
Rev. Jay Bowman performs several wedding types such as civil unions, interfaith ceremonies, vow renewals, and many more. The licensed reverend also helps couples with customizing their vows upon request.

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  • Average response time 5.0

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    Jennifer Brandel · Getting married on 05/05/2020

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    Warm, friendly, WONDERFUL

    Jay is warm, open, friendly and a genuinely enthusiastic part of your ceremony. He managed to make both sides of the family feel great about the elements included. Miracle!

    Sent on 05/22/2019

    Rev. Jay Bowman's reply:

    Wow, miracles still happen! Ha! You and Jeremy were so great to team with and gave me the go ahead to fly! Loved it. Thank you for the very sweet review. Excited for what's ahead for the two of you. Your friend, Jay
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    Catherine Wall Frank · Getting married on 10/05/2019

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    Better than expected!

    Jay was wonderful. Better than we were hoping for. He took our ceremony that we requested be short and sweet and made it thoughtful and meaningful. We can't thank him enough.

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    Rev. Jay Bowman's reply:

    It was my pleasure, Catherine. You and Kevin made me feel right at home with your family and friends there. We were a great team and hit it out of the park. Awesomeness! Your friend, Jay

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Rev. Jay Bowman FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 441.00
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 295.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals? $ 174.00
  • 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
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? Agnostic, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? FL, NC
  • What languages do you speak? English

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48 Endorsements

  • Hairoics Salon & Spa
    Hairoics Salon & Spa Wedding Hair & Makeup

    Rev. Jay Bowman encompasses everything you could ask for in a wedding officiant. We consider Jay to be the gold standard! The ceremony that he performs will resonate with the Bride, Groom, family and guests throughout the years to follow.

  • Black Pelican Catering
    Black Pelican Catering Wedding Caterers

    As we work many of the caters on the Outer Banks are blessed to work with so many different vendors. Rev Jay Bowman is most definitely one of the best (if not the best) wedding officiants on the whole OBX. He not only makes your day one of a kind, he also makes you feel like he is part of the family!! We have and always will refer Rev Jay Bowman as the first pick for officiants!

  • Roanoke Island Festival Park
    Roanoke Island Festival Park Park & Outdoor Weddings

    Rev. Jay does a top notch job. We always enjoy having him out to Festival Park

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  • Kitty Hawk, 27949 See on map
    252-200-3785 (Phone number)

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