About Rev. Jay Bowman

Fun, Personalized, and Comfortable Ceremonies designed to fit you. Performed with Heart!

Rev. Jay Bowman is a wedding officiant based in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Rev. Jay officiates weddings that are designed to fit couples, making ceremonies fun, personalized, and comfortable. Jay is a semi-retired, seminary-ordained minister in the Outer Banks, with a full-time career in three wonderful churches for 24 years.

Experience
Rev. Jay Bowman completed his undergraduate studies at Asbury College in Kentucky and right after, did seminary work at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. Through a small but solid denomination with Swedish Lutheran roots, he got his ordination credentials. With decades of experience in the church, he now delights in joining couples together in matrimony.

Services Offered
Rev. Jay Bowman performs several wedding types such as civil unions, interfaith ceremonies, vow renewals, and many more. The licensed reverend also helps couples with customizing their vows upon request.

Categories: Wedding Officiant

Regions serviced: Outer Banks

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Rev. Jay,

The simple “Thank You” is just no where close enough for the appreciation John and I have for you.

You made our simple little beach wedding so much more than I ever imagined. Your words were spot on for our feelings toward our family & friends and towards each of us.

Everyone is still talking about how beautiful the service was. All thanks to you.

You will always have a special place in our hearts for the beautiful gift you gave us on Saturday.

Your friends

Frani & John Straub

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Rev Jay is the best. We had a wonderful ceremony on the beach in Duck - planned by our 4 daughters. The sand ceremony was the icing on the cake. We had selected readings that we wanted Rev Jay to read, plus added readings of our own. He was so receptive to all of our ideas, and blended them perfectly with his own to create a really special, memorable occasion!

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$441.00
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$441.00
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$174.00

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As we work many of the caters on the Outer Banks are blessed to work with so many different vendors. Rev Jay Bowman is most definitely one of the best (if not the best) wedding officiants on the whole OBX. He not only makes your day one of a kind, he also makes you feel like he is part of the family!! We have and always will refer Rev Jay Bowman as the first pick for officiants!

Rev. Jay does a top notch job. We always enjoy having him out to Festival Park

We love working with Rev. Jay Bowman! He has a way of making each wedding he preforms unique and special, just as each couple are. Jay brings a relaxed and happy atmosphere to your wedding helping everyone to enjoy your special occasion!

From a vendor to vendor relationship Rev. Jay has been so kind hearted, friendly, and easy going. He is a professional, attentive, and will go above and beyond to make your ceremony as beautiful, personable, and as memorable as the day you met. He has a contagious smile and an inviting presence. When I see him in the background of our client’s photos I can see the excitement and the love and I can instantly smile. Metro rental recommends Rev. Jay because we know you will not be disappointed.

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Kitty Hawk, NC 27949   See On Map
252-216-6676 (phone)
Rev. Jay Bowman is a wedding officiant from outer banks, north carolina. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Nags Head, Corolla, and Duck. Rev. Jay Bowman is a professional wedding officiant that has been part of the outer banks wedding industry for 12 years. We specialize in personalized, comfortable wedding ceremonies.