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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640 Reviews for Rev. Jay Bowman

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Carly 路 Getting married on 05/03/2019

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    Jay was absolutely amazing on our wedding day! He incorporated everything we asked for in our ceremony and did it beautifully. He completely captured our vision of an easy going ceremony while making us laugh and cry along the way. From the moment we met Jay he made us feel like family. We wouldn鈥檛 have wanted anyone else standing beside us for our perfect day!

    Sent on 09/26/2018

    Rev. Jay Bowman's reply:

    Thank you, Carly. Loved Loved Loved the cool spirit and mojo that you and your guests brought to the big day. So honored to have been there with you. Now, go get it! Big love, Jay.
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    Rick & Lisa 路 Married on 10/27/2018

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    Our Wedding

    Our wedding was short-notice, just Reverend Jay, us, our photographer and our realtor! Our ceremony was simple, but honest and fun. We laughed, and cried, had a very meaningful ceremony, shared our vows, kissed, and waved at some people watching. Jay put together exactly what we were hoping for...a ceremony that was simple, sincere and real. Thank you Jay, we鈥檒l see you in a few years to renew our vows!

    Sent on 11/11/2018
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    Rev. Jay Bowman's reply:

    So glad it all came together with the west wind and your toes in the sand. Such a cool intimate moment next to the ocean, just a few miles from your future home. Loved it. See ya around the hood. 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? $ 441.00
  • 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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    $100 OFF "Forever Yours" package

    Full Service package that includes your Rehearsal, Wedding Day, and a beautiful bamboo arch with white linen swag. $100 discount offer until Dec. 31, 2018.

Professional Network & Endorsements

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, NC 27949 See on map
    252-200-3785 (Phone number)

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