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Don was amazing! Helpful, friendly, and so easy to talk to. We told him our story and on our big day, it was like he had been there for every step of our journey. Thank you Don! - Nate and Danielle
Thank you for the wonderful review! It was an honor to serve you both, and I'm here if you ever need anything. Best wishes always!
There are not enough wonderful things to say about Rev. Don Toshach. My husband and I asked each other at the end of the night, what was the best part of the day for us. We both answered that we loved the ceremony the best. I mean, that's usually the dull part before the party, right? But working with Don, it hit so many of the right notes for us and perfectly encapsulated our feelings, sincerity, humor and joyfulness over the day. The ceremony felt smooth and effortless, not rehearsed as many ceremonies feel. The ceremony flowed really beautifully, and touched our hearts as well as the hearts of all of our guests. People afterward thought that he must have been an old friend of the family because he had such a warm and intimate tone but we had only met him a handful of times...in those times he's able to get an excellent read on people and will work with you to create an amazing ceremony. We will be forever thankful to him.
I'm blown away by your wonderful words in this review. You and Tim were an absolute joy to collaborate with, and I'm so thankful that I got to be a part of your wedding. To hear that the ceremony was the favorite part of your day gladdens my heart to no end. Much thanks to you both, and great blessings upon your marriage and family life!
Don is so amazing, the advice he gave us and the time he put into making our wedding ceremony OURS was great. My husband and I really took to heart when he told us to spend on memories not objects. We intend on doing that! Don has a great sense of humor so if you are looking for a fun and kind officiant, hes YOUR GUY. Our wedding got pushed back a day due to the wildfire in Oceanside. Don did not hesitate to say he would be there the following day for us. What a blessing, thank you so much for everything Don! :)
I admire you and Jake a great deal for how well you weathered the last-minute relocation of your wedding, and I was grateful I got to be a part of your special day! Thank you for your kind words, and I hope our paths cross again soon!
Don was our wedding officiant and we are so pleased we chose him!! He is funny, kind, charismatic. Which is much more our style! Our families and our guest really liked him as well! He is professional and helps you keep things together and sends little reminders about vows, etc. We couldn’t have been happier and we are thankful we found him!
Thank you, Ciara, for the wonderful review! I thoroughly enjoyed every minute I spent with you before, during, and after your wedding!
Don was wonderful to work with. He was very warm and definitely made our day even more special. He was the utmost professional, while still providing a very personal and involved service. On our day we had both Don and a Rabbi as our officiants and Don and our rabbi were able to blend both of their styles seamlessly into a wonderful ceremony. I would definitely recommend Don for an of your officiant needs. He is the best!
Don was amazing. From start to finish he made us feel comfortable. Many of our guests commented about how well they enjoyed our ceremony. Throughout the entire planning process Don was easy to work with, helpful, and quick to respond to emails and phone calls.
Thank you so much, Jennifer! It was an honor to serve you and Jason, and I look forward to our paths crossing again, perhaps at another wedding!
Rev. Don was amazing! He is very professional, and he made our ceremony so fun and exactly the way we wanted. He was also flexible and met with my parents and listened to their concerns and requests for a modified ceremony. We were so lucky and blessed to have someone as great as Rev. Don marry us!
Thank you for taking the time to give me a review, and a stellar one at that! Forever grateful to you and Eric, and wishing you the best for a lifetime of happiness together! I'll never visit Crestline without thinking of you both, your wedding and your wonderful friends and family!
I had a friend that refered Rev. Don and she said he was amazing. Well it was not easy to choose an officiant for your wedding but once we spoke with Rev. Don we felt a strong connection and knew he was the one. We had to work around with our budget to choose him and it was so worth it! From the conference calls months before the wedding to the amazing words at the wedding day we LOVED everything! He was so responsive, friendly, and personal we couldn’t have made a better choice! Our friends and family complemented him a lot and I would not think twice about having him again. Thank you Rev. Don for the amazing ceremony it was mind blowing and unforgettable, you deserve more than 5 but 10 stars!!
I'm humbled and touched by your words and thank you so much for taking the time to write such an excellent review! I'm so very grateful I got to be a part of your and McCall's seaside wedding. It was a beautiful morning for a beautiful couple! Wishing you the best for a long and loving marriage!
Reverend Don in one word would be AMAZING! We absolutely love him and couldn't be happier with how our wedding ceremony turned out. We had so many compliments after our ceremony on how beautifully Rev. Don spoke. Rev. Don also offers pre-marital counseling (he has many other services that he offers so if you're looking for something specific, give him a call!) so we decided to participate in that. Boy, I'm so glad we did! After our counseling session, my fiancé and I both agreed we immediately felt closer to each other. Since then, we have used many tools that Rev. Don taught us in our session and I know we will use them in many years and to come. If you're looking for a kind, funny, caring person with a great voice LOOK NO FURTHER!
From the very first conversation with Don, we knew he was the right choice for us. From start to finish he made us feel comfortable. Our ceremony was perfect! He did such an amazing job telling our love story to everyone. Many of our guests commented about how that was one of the best ceremonies that they had been to, and I know the reason for that was having a warm, quick-witted reverend!
Thank you so much for the amazing review. I truly enjoyed you and Kevin, and your wedding will be one of this year's highlights for me. Your sister contacted me a few days ago about performing her wedding next year. I was bummed that it was at the same date and time of another wedding I already booked for 2018. I know she'll find someone great for her nuptials as well. My best to you and Kevin always!
Don was amazing! We couldn't have picked a better officiant. He is so good at what he does. I knew i wanted him for our wedding from the first time we spoke on the phone.Don is funny and makes you feel like you have known him for years. He did such an amazing job telling our love story to everyone. It was funny and sentimental and we couldn't have asked for it to be better. Our ceremony was perfect! We got so many compliments on Don. He's the best!
My wife Carli and I wanted to extend a shout out to reverend Don for the amazing work put into making our special day go smoothly and perfect. My wife and I met Don one time before he officiated our wedding and guests may have presumed he’s known us our entire lives. Don had everything streamlined to make planning carefree for the bride and groom. We spent maybe 2-4 hours at most between meeting with Don, filling out questionnaires about our relationship, and other basic wedding preparatory tasks. For those of you who are going through wedding planning, any task that is made easier and takes less time is always well appreciated(maybe this holds more true the groom?). During our ceremony, he captivated our exact requests with powerful communication and a comedic edge. He was well prepared and his lighthearted nature was a soothing relief to the nerves of the bride and groom. My wife and I were less focused on the structural makeup of the ceremony and were exclusively wrapped up in each other. Don was there to support us and abide by our requests. All political and religious views aside, Don was there to perform the wedding we wanted and not push his own agenda. To this we thank you and would definitely recommend Don to any and all who are looking for a straight up down to earth guy.
Many thanks Don
Kevin and Carli Percuoco
Kevin and Carli, you are an awesome couple and it was a great pleasure to serve you both! May your marital journey be full of love, adventure and blessings!
Rev. Don Toshach exceeded our expectations when he presided over our wedding. He is an eloquent speaker, and delivered our ceremony in a lighthearted manner as we requested. He is very professional and helps you plan your ceremony with fine detail. Many of our guests commented that it was one of the best ceremonies they had ever been to. I highly recommend Rev. Don.
Thank you, Phil, for the wonderful review! Your and Roberta's wedding is among the favorites I've performed because you both are such a fun couple, and your friends and family were so responsive. My continued best wishes to you both!
Rev. Don Toshach is wonderful! We were blessed to have him as a co-officiant in our Christian and Jewish interfaith wedding in May 2017.
Don worked with us and our ceremony drafts for several weeks, giving us direction when we asked for it, encouraging us to customize the ceremony to suit our personalities, and always made it clear that our happiness was his goal for our wedding. Don has such an easy going, sincere and kind manner that every communication with him was wonderful. His interaction with the guests was great - several of our guests said that our wedding was one of the best they had ever attended, and Don is one of the main reasons for that compliment!
Don is amazing! From the moment you meet him, you can appreciate his energy and enthusiastic attitude! He really takes the time to get to know you and your significant other! Through getting to know you, and building a relationship, Don is able to completely customize your ceremony and share your love story! His rendition of your love story will be far from "cookie cutter!" Don will personally write your love story- detailed, and tailored to your relationship! And man, oh man, does he have a way with words!!! It is sure to give you all those feel good, feels!
My husband and I eloped and Don officiated our ceremony.
Prior, we met in person (and instantly hit it off), communicated back n' forth via email and text (prompt and timely responses), and we even took his premarital counseling course! (DO IT!. DO IT!. DO IT!.)
We had built such a strong foundation, and felt so comfortable with Don, we were thrilled he officiated our marriage! Hopefully Big Don can renew our vows in the future!!! Next time, with our family and friends present!
You and Andrew will forever be one of my favorite couples! Thank you for the incredible review and kind words. I'm glad we're not Facebook friends, and my wife and I look forward to you both coming out to visit us at our home in the desert soon!
Don was awesome. He truly made our wedding a personalized experience. He told our story exactly how we wanted. Made everyone laugh, and was extremely professional. We only wish we had spent the extra money to have him at the rehearsal, just to ensure we knew how he envisioned the order of events, we had a small snafu and were caught off guard a small amount. I would still recommend Don to anyone looking to have a professional, personal, and humor filled ceremony.. without undermining the gravity and romance of the event.
Dallas, thank you so much for your kind words. My apologies for the minor glitch. I appreciate your understanding, but I work hard to try to make everything as perfect as humanly possible. My best to you and Sarah!
Don was great! Made us feel very comfortable and really knows how to talk to people! I had some guest compliment on how well our officiant was!
Thank you, Kelly! It was an honor to serve you both and wish you much happiness!
Rev. Don was our officiant on 3.25.17. We couldn't have made a better decision. He was very professional, organized and confident which immediately put us at ease in an otherwise hectic planning process. More so, he was genuinely interested in who we were and helped us to weave a narrative that enabled us to better understand our relationship. We met with him early on to craft the ceremony. After that first session we had another couple of sessions via phone and email to go over particulars and to draft a short history of our relationship for the ceremony. Don is an excellent wordsmith and worked over a number of drafts of the ceremony for us. The wedding went perfectly, the tone he set was light when he read our narrative, appropriately funny, and when it got emotional he was there to bolster us and get us to the finish line. An Officiant is an important decision, a staple of your marriage, we're glad we chose Rev. Don.
My sincere thanks to you, Jackie, along with Will! The two of you were a delight to collaborate with on your ceremony, and I'm grateful that you were so pleased with how everything went on your special day!
He made our wedding a very special day and made us feel very comfortable in his presence. I would recommend reverend Don to everyone. Very professional.
Thank you very much, Candice! It was an honor to serve you and Aaron, and please let me know if I may be of service or encouragement to you in the future!
Wedding date: 1/28/17
Location: Montebello Golf Course: Quiet Cannon
Where do I begin? I have known for 20 years that whenever I was blessed enough to be married that I didn't want anyone else in the world to marry me. I was just hoping my fiancé Kirk felt the same way. Thank goodness he did! From the first time he met Don all he could say was "this guy is so cool and a great sense of humor"'. Perfect!
My turn finally came in January. With our crazy hectic work schedules Don made it so easy to collaborate on the ceremony. He had tons of good ideas for the times when our brains were so overloaded we couldn't come up with anything. He has the gift of being able to help you with every detail to being able to sit back and let you do everything, very accommodating.
Now the best part. The ceremony was amazing. He had the perfect blend of brevity, sincerity and humor. We couldn't have asked for more, it was beautiful. Bonus- it seemed everyone that we spoke to at our wedding commented on how he was the best officiant they have ever observed. From family to friends to military to coworkers- everyone loved Don, as do we. Thank you Don!
Thank you, Mary! I'm so happy for you and Kirk, and grateful for you both finding love again and for us being friends over the past two decades!
Rev. Don was a pleasure to work with and very personable! He definitely takes the time to get to know you as a couple before performing your ceremony! I had many people compliment on his services at the reception. Many people talked about what a great job he did! He does a great job in communicating to assure it's everything you want on your special day, as well as letting you know what to expect afterwards (marriage certificate process) which was extremely helpful for someone like myself who has no idea what that process looks like! I would definitely recommend using him for your wedding
Reverend Don was the perfect addition to our wedding. He was a recommendation through our venue in Oak Glen, The Homestead at Wilshire Ranch. We met with him at the place of our choosing to ask questions and 'interview' each other to see if we were a good fit. Right from the beginning, he was professional, funny, personable, and helped us feel confident about our ceremony choices. He will email you a questionnaire about your relationship so that he can personalize what he is going to say during the ceremony. Our ceremony was my favorite part of our wedding. He told our love story with grace, humor, passion, and enthusiasm. He was funny when he needed to be, and serious when he needed to be. Our guests commented that it was their favorite ceremony that they had ever been to, and that they never lost interest. He made the ceremony so personable that our guests thought he was a family member. Rev. Don made our day, and we already want him to perform vow renewals. He couldn't have been a more perfect addition to our day. We highly recommend him!!
Kassy, many thanks to you and Brandon for your kind words and for being an awesome couple! It would be an honor someday to do your renewal of vows ceremony. Doing it in Scotland would be phenomenal! It's fun to dream a little about that. My very best to you both!
Working with Don is a dream come true. I love to watch his ceremonies, they make you laugh and tear up all at once!
Thank you, Cassandra! It's always a pleasure to work with you. I'm always amazed by the way you keep everything and everyone on track! See you again soon...
Rev. Don is one of a kind! He was extremely efficient in preparing the ceremony and making us feel at ease. Our ceremony was unique....spiritual, funny and entertaining! We feel like we have made a friend for life in Rev. Don!
(((((DON iS LEGIT)))))! My husband and I met with Don 2 months before our wedding day and we discussed wedding officiant details and we were so pleased with how smooth and comfortable Don made everything! From that day forward till the wedding day my husband, Don and myself kept in touch and was just an email or phone call away for any questions or concerns. We had the best wedding day we could ever imagine at The Mission Inn Chapel in Riverside California. Don was dressed so nice and professional and his officiant services were amazing! Our entire wedding party and guest were so pleased with ceremony and wedding!!!!! He made the ceremony so special with our wedding story and vows! My husband and I love a person with a good sense of humor and Don had all that and more added into our wedding story hahahhaha. He really put his own Personal spin on wedding story and made it so unique!!! Everyone loved it!!!! Anyone and everyone reading this review " We Highly recommend Don Toshach"!!!!!! We love you Don Thank You So much!!!!!!!!
Thank you very much for the wonderful review! I wish you and Eric the very best and hope to see you again one of these days!