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Reverend Ed Abato

Lehigh Valley, PA View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$500 Typical Price

To Have & To Hold Monistries provides wedding officiant services based in Northwestern NJ and the Lehigh Valley, PA. Reverend Ed Abato began performing wedding ceremonies in 2007. He enjoys bringing happiness into couples' lives by providing ceremonies that are both unique and personalized. This officiant is the owner of a larger group that hosts two additional officiants by the names of Reverend Patrick O'Donnell and Reverend Ellyn DeCaro. All officiants are well spoken professionals who enjoy working with couples to create the absolute perfect ceremony for their wedding day!

Services Offered

To Have & To Hold Ministries is pleased to provide officiant services for a range of couples and ceremony types. The event typically takes less than a half-an-hour and may be performed for those that have no religious affiliation.

  • LGBTQ+-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$500

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$500

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$200

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$50

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

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows
Licensed
Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

No Denomination

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

CT
ME
MA
NJ
NY
PA
RI

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Jessica P. Married on 06/04/2022
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    The best!

    Where to begin? From day one when we spoke with Rev. Ed, we were so impressed by his kindness and professionalism. He just makes you feel at ease, and we knew this was someone we wanted to officiate our wedding. The whole process was seamless. With weddings sometimes come stress, but not with this decision and process. The ceremony was absolutely amazing. So many of our guests complimented us on the ceremony and also Rev. Ed. Everything was, dare I say, perfect. Thank you for a meaningful and special ceremony that exceeded our expectations and then some!
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    Nicole M. Married on 03/06/2022
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    Great Experience and Amazing Ceremony!

    Amazing experience and totally customizable vows! Highly recommend
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    Ad 062 Married on 02/06/2022
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    "The Most Amazing Reverend Ever"

    Rev. Abato made everything so nice and calm and perfect for our special day. All our plans were changed due to COVID-19 and Rev. Abato worked with us with no problems. Recommend him to everyone!!!!!!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • 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

Deals

Reverend Ed Abato 1
Offer

$50.00 discount applied to the basic officant package pricing for all weddings taking place in the Lehigh Valley (Easton, Bethlehem, or Allentown, PA). Only one discount per couple.

Reverend Ed Abato 2
Offer

$50.00 off any wedding ceremony package for weddings taking place at SkyView Golf Club located in Sparta, NJ. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Applies to new bookings only.

Reverend Ed Abato 3
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$50.00 off any wedding ceremony package for weddings taking place at Perona Farms located in Andover/Sparta, NJ. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Applies to new bookings only.

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Fantasy Productions DJ Entertainment Fantasy Productions DJ Entertainment Wedding DJs

I had the pleasure of working with Reverend Ed this past weekend. He was awesome. Down to earth, very easy to communicate with and has a booming voice that your guests will have no trouble hearing without the aid of a microphone! Can't wait to work with reverend Ed again in the future!

LJDJS Event Design and Entertainment LJDJS Event Design and Entertainment Wedding DJs

Ed was fantastic as a minister for a recent wedding we did for Amanda & Craig at the Inn at Millrace Pond. It was an extremely hot day outside, which the ceremony was outdoors. Despite the conditions, Ed arrived on time, came prepared fully dressed in his formal attire, and went over the details with me (Chris the DJ) without complaints or difficulty. I quickly showed him how to work the microphone. What stood out the most about Ed is that he went above and beyond to take the microphone and reposition it during the bride & groom's vows. We were on point the entire ceremony and commend all his efforts in working smoothly with us!

DBecker Studios DBecker Studios Wedding Photographers

Reverend Ed is well spoken, down to earth, and professional. A pleasure to work with!

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