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World of Wisdom Ministry

Waukesha, Wisconsin View map Visit website

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2023 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Specializing in Milwaukee/Waukesha Counties and Lake Geneva Weddings, the Officiating Service of World of Wisdom Ministry specializes in customized, traditional, spiritual, religious, agnostic and non-denominational wedding ceremonies. With many years of wedding industry experience, Reverend Derek is dedicated to crafting affordable ceremonies uniquely tailored to what each couple finds meaningful.

Services Offered

World of Wisdom Ministry facilitates wedding ceremonies, rehearsals, vow renewals, and civil unions for couples of all faiths and backgrounds. A complimentary in-person meeting is always provided to discuss Reverend Derek鈥檚 ceremony planning process and your particular wedding vision. Once booked, Reverend Derek endeavors to make the crafting of your ceremony a collaborative process to ensure your wedding is fully reflective of your relationship, beliefs, and traditions. Ceremonies can be as simple or elaborate as you'd like. He will provide you with an exact copy of the text of your ceremony well ahead of your wedding to ensure he has your full approval. Reverend Derek will also handle all of your marriage licensing needs and finalize any paperwork.

Derek offers many classes and workshops such as: Relationship Enhancement Counseling, Relationship Communication Skills and Accessing Inner Wisdom Counseling. I also facilitate Baptisms.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$50

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

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What services do you provide?

Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baha'i Faith
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Hindu
Islam
Jainism
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Presbyterian
Quaker
Shinto
Sikhism
Taoist

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

AL
AK
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CA
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DC
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KS
KY
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OH
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WA
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What languages do you speak?

English
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    Very professional and timely with responding. He was willing to collaborate with us to create a service that was unique to us and showed our personalities.

    World of Wisdom Ministry's reply:

    Hello Kelsey and Nathan, thank you so much for allowing me to Officiate your unique and intimate wedding ceremony. The sand ceremony was the perfect touch to unite the two of you together. I spoke with many of your guests after the service and they all agreed the two of you will make great partners for many years to come!
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    Roman C. Married on 11/05/2022
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    Derek was personable and professional!

    World of Wisdom Ministry's reply:

    Hello Roman and Melissa, thank you so much for the review. I had a lot of fun creating a ceremony with you even though you were from out of state. Our conversations and emails played a key role in our ability to customize a beautiful and personalized ceremony that I'm sure you will remember for many years to come as you continue writing new chapters in your lives. Blessings to both of you.
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
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Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements
Tripoli Shrine Center Tripoli Shrine Center Church & Temple Weddings

World of Wisdom Ministry always goes above and beyond for the Brides and Grooms.

Kelly Mottl Photography Kelly Mottl Photography Wedding Photographers

I enjoyed working with World of Wisdom Ministry. He communicated with me as a vendor better than most and was very personable with guests and event staff. The ceremony was short and meaningful. I would highly recommend World of Wisdom Ministry.

Sweet Sounds of Music Sweet Sounds of Music Wedding DJs

I have had the pleasure of working with Words of Wisdom Ministry several times and they always do an awesome job customizing and executing the ceremony. They are also very personable and professional.

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1602 Swartz Drive #38 Waukesha, Wisconsin, 53188
414-881-2540

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