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Rev. Michael Whalen

Spring Lake, NJ View map
2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

About

2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$475 Typical Price

Rev. Michael Whalen is a warm and friendly wedding officiant based out of Neptune and Spring Lake, New Jersey. This minister is non-denominational and offers customized ceremonies to his clients. He is willing to travel to various locations including all venues, churches, homes, restaurants, parks, and more. If his clients wish to have a wedding on the beach at the Jersey Shore, he can easily accommodate. Wherever the nuptials take place, Rev. Michael Whalen works closely with the engaged couple to ensure that their wedding event lives up to their expectations in a professional and timely manner.

Services Offered

Rev. Michael Whalen is able to perform services for weddings, civil unions, vow renewals, and last-minute ceremonies. He always arrives dressed to impress and can perform some parts of his services in Spanish. Curious clients are encouraged to reach out to schedule a consultation should they have further questions about Rev. Whalen’s services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$475.00

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$400.00

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100.00

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Vow Renewal
Civil Union
Single Religion

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows
Bilingual

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Catholic
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Lutheran
Methodist
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Presbyterian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

NJ
NY
PA

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Wonderful experience with Michael Whalen

    Michael was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. He worked with us until we had the ceremony just as we wanted it. The day of the wedding he showed up on time (early), was dressed very appropriately and performed a beautiful ceremony. We are very thankful we hired him and we would recommend him without hesitation to anyone getting married and looking for their officiant.
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    Laura B. Married on 08/21/2021
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    Highly recommend!

    Rev. Whalen married us in August in a small backyard wedding, and we are so pleased he was part of our special day! After a brief 15-minute FaceTime call, he asked key questions about our relationship to write a lovely ceremony draft, which he sent back very quickly following our initial conversation. We had ample time to review the draft and offer any input. All communication was prompt, professional, and personable. Our ceremony was simple yet heartfelt. We also appreciated that Rev. Whalen had a calm, confident personality; he complemented our special day rather than "stealing the show." It was very nice and you'd be lucky to snag him for your day!
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    Melissa Married on 08/14/2021
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    He is the one!

    Michael was a dream come true. From the very first conversation me and my husband had with Michael, I knew he would be the one officiating our wedding. He made us feel comfortable and really listened to what we wanted from him. He kept in contact, always replying very quick whenever I would email him. He was always professional. He made our ceremony so special! Thank you Michael!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

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Jaclyn Duncan Music Jaclyn Duncan Music Wedding Musicians

Michael's friendly and personable manner always makes for a pleasant atmosphere at every ceremony he officiates! I recently worked with Michael (for the second time) on a wedding ceremony at The Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, NJ. Michael's professionalism added to the already classy atmosphere at The Rockleigh. To be sure things ran smoothly, he came by to greet me and my violinist before the ceremony to get all music cues coordinated. The ceremony went on without a glitch and Michael delivered his usual quality work! I would highly recommend him as a wedding officiant and look forward to crossing paths on the job with him again soon!

Bridal Music Bridal Music Wedding Musicians

Dear Brides-to-Be! Reverend Michael Whalen's excellent ease to work with, his professionalism and perfect appearance make Reverend Whalen a pleasure to recommend to our Brides. When you choose Reverend Whalen, you have the confidence, and peace of mind, in knowing that you will have chosen a true professional! Sincerely, Michele, Flutist/Artistic Director, Bridal Music, www.BridalMusic.Org

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I have had the opportunity of working with Rev. Whalen at several weddings. He is a pleasure to work with. He works with each bride and groom individually to make sure the ceremony is exactly what they want. He has a warm, kind, personality. He is accomodating to work with and right on top of what needs to get done to have a successful wedding ceremony. I look forward to working with him on future weddings. I highly recommend his service to everyone.

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12 Victoria Lane, Neptune NJ Spring Lake, NJ, 07753
732-945-4014

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