The Socal Wedding Officiant

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About The Socal Wedding Officiant

Hey Guys, I know choosing an officiant is tough. Check out my pictures and reviews and see what you think. I hope my reviews will serve as an endorsement of my work and passion. Honestly, I got into the wedding "BIZ" becuase i was sick of sitting through boring ceremonies. All in my 20's it was one boring ceremony over and over. Don't let that be your ceremony. Lets make sure your wedding is a celebration of love and not a funeral. If you hire me, you will be glad you did. We will have a blast and your ceremony will be fun and upbeat but at the same time intimate for you guys. I custom write every single ceremony based on your love story.

**The Socal Wedding Officiant has been in the wedding industry since 2014 and has recieved our Couples Choice Award every year of business**

A little about me:

I am happily married to my best friend, Megan. We both grew up in Orange County and now live in San Diego where I am a Pastor at Canyon Springs Church in Scripps Ranch. We have two amazing girls Ayven (2) and Sage (1). Personally, I love surfing, golfing, reading, playing with my kids and Korean BBQ (my guilty pleasure).

For my wife and I, the ceremony was the most valued and special part of our wedding. I want you to be able to say those exact same words. Each ceremony I do is crafted uniquely to the couple and is based all around your love story. Anyone can read some vows and make it official. When you hire me you are hiring a communicator – I will connect with your audience, make it personal, and still keep it concise.



Services Offered
The Socal Wedding Officiant caters to different wedding types with a 30-minute average ceremony length, including civil unions; non-religious, single religion, and interfaith ceremonies; and vow renewals. They do rehearsals prior to the event to make sure everyone is on the same page. Their religious ceremonies cover agnostic, Baptist, Episcopalian, Jewish, Methodist, Presbyterian, Anglican, Catholic, Evangelical, Lutheran, Mormon, Orthodox Christian, and Quaker traditions. The Socal Wedding Officiant also offers counseling and custom vows.

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61 Reviews for The Socal Wedding Officiant

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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  • Greg

    Greg Saws · Getting married on 05/08/2022

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    Best Officiant Ever

    Chad is absolutely amazing. He is so helpful and responsive leading up to your wedding date. He gets to know the both of you and makes the ceremony personal, meaningful, and funny. Chad was always quick to respond to any questions we had and super helpful figuring out the ceremony and vows. He makes the ceremony more sincere and lighthearted at the same time, some might say he's a magician. At the end of it all we were so glad we had decided to go with Chad he made our wedding complete.

    Sent on 09/13/2020
  • Valerie

    Valerie Khayutin · Getting married on 12/10/2020

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    Made our ceremony very special!

    Chad worked with us to perform our elopement ceremony in San Diego this month. I usually don't write reviews but he was so excellent I can't pass on the opportunity too tell others.
    - Ceremony was very personal. He customized it and made it uniquely ours without making it too complex.
    - It was easy and stress free. We eloped because we didn't want to deal with the stress of the wedding. Chad made the process lighthearted and preparation for it enjoyable.
    I would like to also highlight that he was very open and respectful of the fact that we wanted to include a Hebrew ring prayer and breaking of the glass in our ceremony.

    Sent on 10/28/2020
  • Nick

    Nick Trujillo · Married on 10/09/2020

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    The perfect wedding officiant

    Chad was absolutely amazing, my wife and I could not have asked for a better wedding officiant. Chad was efficient, on time, and all of our guests loved the way he handled the ceremony. The way he presented was lively, genuine, professional, and had a bit of greatly appreciated humor sprinkled in. To top it off, he even noticed my fresh fade that I had done just for the wedding. We are very happy with the way everything turned out and would not hesitate to recommend him to our friends and family! Thank you Chad!

    Sent on 11/15/2020

Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

The Socal Wedding Officiant FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services?
    $ 500
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services?
    $ 500.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?
    No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?
    $ 200.00
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
    Non-religious
    Interfaith
    Ceremony Rehearsal
    Vow Renewal
    Civil Union
    Single Religion
  • 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?
    CA
  • What languages do you speak?
    English

1 Real Wedding

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • The Socal Wedding Officiant 1
    Midweek Wedding
    Getting married on a monday-thursday? Let me know and you get $50 off your ceremony!
  • The Socal Wedding Officiant 2
    Service Discount
    Let me know you are currently in the service and get $50 off your ceremony.

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Solace Weddings
    Solace Weddings Wedding Videographers

    A great company to work with. We highly recommend. Thank you Solace Weddings LLC

  • Jami Laree Photo Wedding Photographers

    Chad was a pleasure to work with! He officiated an incredible elopement I was photographing earlier this year. We hiked out to a mountain top in the freezing cold with our clients, and he was so positive and fun the whole time! It was such a pleasure to work along side him, I can't recommend him enough!

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