Hello! I’m curious what you guys did for an officiant. My husband and I got married March of this year, but postponed the ceremony and reception we originally planned for in the spring, to this fall. We wish we had postponed later but do not have the option to. So since we are legally married, what suggested do you have for someone to unofficially officiate our ceremony coming up?
My fiance's aunt will be our officiant at both our minimony and bigger ceremony! She will complete the paperwork to make it legal after the minimony, but she will reenact it for the larger ceremony as well
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That’s a great idea, thanks! Family or friends really aren’t a true option for us just because we know none of them would respect our wishes for a non religious ceremony even if we have a script. Plus our friends are already in the wedding party so we really wouldn’t be able to take anyone from that lol
My grandma is ordained so we had her officiate the ceremony. She was so excited!
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Yea, that's no good then. Professional might run about $100 or so for a non domination / non religious vow renewal around here. They charge less because there is less here paperwork for them here. Ours met with us via Skype and helped us write our atheist / sci fi ceremony.
We did dr who and star trek quotes for the readings and legend of zelda for the ring exchange. There was also a brief description of our relationship (how we met, etc) and a quick intro but no God or religion.
I asked a friend to go online and complete a course to be ordained. Cost $40 and I went online to gather officiant templates and edited one to my liking. We postpone our wedding to next year but still plan on having a ceremony with 10 friends this October
We got married legally at the courthouse a few weeks ago because we didn't want to have an unknown officiant at our 15 person minimony on the 26th and online ordination isn't valid in our state. DH's brother will be doing the ceremony for us on the actual wedding date.