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Norman is a relatable and highly recommended wedding officiant from the Northern Neck of Virginia. Norman is an ordained minister in good standing, and licensed to celebrate weddings throughout Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC. Norman has officiated weddings of many faiths, religious, non-religious, sexual orientation and culture for over 25 years,

Based just outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Weddings by Norman serves the Washington DC metropolitan area, Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Norhtern Neck to Chesapeake, Virginia. Norman has officiated weddings at many types of venues such as wineries, golf courses, rustic barns, and backyards. He's also proud to be on the preferred vendor list of several premier venues including Kenmore Inn and The Estate at Whitehall.

Services Offered

Norman prides himself working with couples to customize a unique ceremony that reflects their personal preferences, embraces their culture and beliefs, and love story. He officiates religious, non-religious, civil unions, vow renewals, and interfaith and multi-cultural fusion weddings.

Weddings by Norman offers different types of weddings including:

  • Full service wedding ceremonies
  • Elopements
  • In-home small ceremonies

Weddings by Norman also provides premarital counseling (optional) for those who request it.

Because of his own storybook marriage, Norman believes that "A great marriage is priceless" and guarantees that no Wedding Officiant is as passionate about marriage as he is. Norman promises to infuse that energy and excitement as he shares your Love Story so that you will have an unforgettable ceremony.

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Frequently asked questions

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Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal

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Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


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

Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What services do you provide?

Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Baha'i Faith
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

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Corey C. Sent on 09/16/2023
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Outstanding Officiant crafted a perfect ceremony!

Norman was an absolute professional and a pleasure to work with! His unique style of crafting a personal narrative of our story for the ceremony had our entire family in tears. He was attentive in the months leading up to the wedding and willing to accommodate any and all requests made of him. The ceremony itself was the perfect combination of romance, humor, and love.

If you are looking for a unique and memorable wedding ceremony, look no further! Norman will give you and your fiance the time and attention you need to feel comfortable and confident that your wedding day will be nothing short of perfect!
Lauren G. Sent on 12/28/2021
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Great Interfaith Ceremony!

We chose Norman to officiate our wedding and couldn’t be happier with how things turned out. My wife and I are an interfaith couple (Christian / Jewish) so we were up front with Norman about wanting to incorporate traditions from both religions from the start. There were no issues and Norman was happy to accommodate things that were important to us. For many parts of the ceremony he has a few “scripts” for us to choose from which was a big help when you’re already making dozens of decisions for other parts of the wedding planning process. Norman had us fill out a questionnaire in order to learn more about us as a couple, including how we met, what we love about each other, some funny stories, etc. All of this info ended up going into a “story” Norman read at our ceremony. He did a really great job and had the crowd laughing and “awwing” throughout. We never met Norman in person until the rehearsal, but I’m sure a few people at the ceremony probably thought he knew us as a couple for some time!

All in all, I would recommend Norman. He was easy to work with and happy to accommodate any odd requests you may have to make your ceremony just the way you want it.
Natalie H. Sent on 10/09/2019
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Awesome officiant!

Norman was the best officiant we could have asked for. He made our ceremony very personable, and light hearted just like us.
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