Rooted & Wild is a wedding Celebrant based in Portland, Oregon who takes great joy in creating spirited wedding ceremonies that express your unique love story. Whether it’s in your backyard or at a waterfall, officiant Emily Sterling wants your wedding ceremony to be romantic, sacred, and unforgettable. With a down-to-earth vibe and equal parts humor and sacredness, Emily officiates both indoor and outdoor weddings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond! Ask her about her travel bucket list to see if your wedding plans align.
If you’re dreaming of a wedding, elopement, or vow renewal in the heart of nature, Emily will hike to your destination for your ceremony. Rooted & Wild believes that everyone’s love story is important which is why Emily is passionate about serving all couples. She is a proud LGBTQ+ ally vendor. As each couple is special and deserves services tailored to their unique needs, Emily offers a free 30-minute consultation to make sure she’s the perfect wedding officiant for you. Rooted & Wild helps couples write their vows and provides fun vow writing workshops in Portland, Oregon and online. Emily specializes in non-religious, interfaith, and spiritual ceremonies.
Emily's 2022 officiating calendar is almost full. She is only taking a few more ceremonies for October and November 2022. Her 2023 books are not yet open.She is also available for vow writing workshops, ceremony design consultations, first time officiant coaching, and general inquires.
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.