Rooted & Wild
A wedding ceremony that celebrates your unique love story.
Celebrant and officiant Emily Sterling takes great joy in creating meaningful, personalized wedding ceremonies that express your unique love story. Whether it's just you and your partner at a waterfall or 150 of your closest friends at a gorgeous venue, Emily wants your wedding ceremony to be intentional, sacred, and unforgettable. With a down-to-earth vibe and equal parts humor and reverence, Emily officiates memorable weddings and adventure elopements in the Pacific Northwest and beyond!
*Customized wedding ceremonies
*Vow writing workshops
*Family/friend officiant coaching classes
*Ceremony design consulting (weddings, vow renewals, post-COVID celebrations, bachelorette retreats and more!)
Rooted & Wild believes that everyone’s love story is important which is why Emily is passionate about serving all couples. She is a proud LGBTQIA+ ally vendor focused on inclusivity in the wedding industry. Emily specializes in non-religious and spiritual ceremonies for non-traditional couples. Emily offers a free 30-minute consultation to make sure she’s the perfect wedding officiant for you.
Emily's 2023 officiating schedule is now full. She is not yet booking for 2024 at this time. Other ways to work with Emily this season include taking a vow writing workshop, signing up for ceremony design consulting or taking the Officiating 101 on-demand video course on her website.
You can also follow along on social media to see what she's up to @rootedandwildpdx.
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If you want your ceremony to stand out from the other 20 weddings you've been to recently, go with Rooted and Wild. You'll create a memorable ceremony that is fun for you and your guests!
Emily has a wonderful and strong sense of self and her surroundings. She is an active listener that allows for full immersion in cultivating the experience that each individual couple wants and desires. Her calm, supportive demeanor makes for an ideal efficient and trustworthy confidant. You can only have a joyous and calm ceremony when she is a part of it.