Weddingchaplain.com is an officiant business that has served couples for over 20 years. Our team of officiants has served at over 1200 weddings. They are more than happy to travel and perform couples' weddings in Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Regardless of where you are planning your ceremony or what your style is, your officiant will create and deliver a memorable service that you will remember forever.
Before your big day comes, Weddingchaplain.com offers couples premarital counseling. You can opt to have this service after your wedding as well. As you plan your wedding, your officiant can help you craft custom vows. They work with a variety of religions such as Agnostic, Protestant, Catholic, and Quaker. Their wedding types include the following:
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Mike Weidner · Getting married on 06/12/2022
A New Beginning
Special days have been hard to come by in 2020. So when I asked Diane to be my bride in April of this year it was a very bright spot in an otherwise dismal socially divided and pandemically stricken world. Our lives were changing in many ways, we joined our households and worked diligently to protect our family, friends and coworkers by staying apart. Our decision to marry on the third anniversary of our meeting, December 20, was a difficult one to make. Our plans were for a wedding in 2021 but we chose not to wait despite the challenge it would create. To bring our loved ones together when all indications were to the contrary. When we contacted Reverend Dr. David Anderson to perform our ceremony, it was with much trepidation and deep concern in many ways. Diane and I wanted to be married, to keep our loved ones safe but to have a memorable experience. Our zoom meetings with David inspired us in many ways, from his counseling on later in life marriages to understanding our relationship, we knew his insight would be a value to us for years to come. He listened to us intently and made our thoughts the centerpiece of the ceremony. David has an easy way about him, and our fears and doubts melted away like the winters snows. The day came and the service was beautiful. David’s words of God’s encouragement and understanding were wrapped in the love we bear for one another. He took time to learn about Diane, her family and her feeling for me. He did the same for me in a gentle and humorous way. All of this came through in the lessons, the scripture and hopes that were evident in our ceremony. His suggestion of the “wine box” was wonderful and it became a family effort to create the box which now contain our written notes to one another, the sermon and a chance for an annual reminder of why we chose to marry. Our family and friends all asked for copies of the sermon, our mothers were particularly struck by the words we shared and the thoughts that were dedicated during the service.Sent on 01/01/2021
A beautiful day, a wonderful service, a new beginning. Thank you David for all that you gave to a glowing bride and her appreciative groom; peace, reassurance and everlasting hope.
Rachel · Getting married on 09/24/2021
Our officiant, Dale was great!!
He was with us every step of the way. We are so fortunate to have met him. He wrote a beautiful ceremony for us and we would highly recommend to any other couple!Sent on 08/27/2020
Joseph Oleksiak · Getting married on 09/08/2021
Perfect Officiant for any couple.
David was the perfect officiant for our wedding. After going through a couple different meetings with different officiants, we landed on David. We knew right away that he was perfect for our personalities. David was prompt with all forms of contact and a true pleasure to work with. We formed a personal relationship with David before our marriage with counseling sessions that deepened our understanding of each other as well as allowing him to get to know us. The Ceremony was completely and perfectly catered to our exact personalities and he was able to incorporate all of the details that were important to us. We had numerous people that came up to us at our reception and told us how the ceremony redefined how they thought about love. When our original wedding plan was derailed due to COVID-19 David stepped up and married us on our original date in March as well as again in front of family and friends on in August. We could not give David a high enough review for his services. Thank you again from a happy bride and groom!Sent on 08/29/2020
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Team of The Wedding Chaplain
Rev. Dr. David M. Anderson, Jr.
David Anderson is licensed and ordained as a Baptist & UCC Minister. Throughout David's 26 years of experience, he has performed over 1200 wedding ceremonies while also serving as pastor, chaplain, and church planter. David is commissioned with the Community Chaplains of America and the North American Mission Board. David can marry any couple and sign any license in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia.
AA Religion/ BS Christian Ministries
MA Theological Studies/ ThM Master of Theology
D.Min in Pastoral Counseling
Rev. Scott Carney
Scott has served in various Senior and Executive Pastor roles over the past 25 years. Scott is licensed and ordained in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and has officiated over 300 weddings throughout his career. He pastors Destiny Life Church in North Fayette, PA. Scott has also served as Senior Pastor at World Outreach Christian Center in Butler, PA and Executive Pastor of Champion Life Church in Chippewa, PA. Scott can marry any couple and he can sign any license from any county in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia,
MA Pastoral Ministries
Rev. Dr. Dale Lautzenheiser
Dale is a licensed and ordained minister in Ohio. He has officiated over 100 weddings throughout his career. Dale brings years of experience in counseling to being a wedding officiant and would be a great fit for any couple looking for a highly personal experience. Dale can marry any couple and he can sign any license from any county in Ohio,
BS from Kent University
MA from Ashland University
DMin/ Divinity ULCM Seattle