What is the worth of your wedding Officiant?
Let's begin at the beginning, what the heck is a wedding Officiant? Well, this is the ringmaster of your wedding ceremony. The person who will stand with you and recite your wedding ceremony and then sign your marriage license to make your marriage legal. Wedding Officiants can have different titles.
Specific religious affiliated title
Hey you!-kidding, kind of
What is the actual responsibility of your wedding day Officiant or Minister? How can they add worth to your wedding day planning and of course performing your wedding ceremony?
As one of your professional wedding vendors who you spend the least amount of time with it's important to understand your wedding Minister's role on your wedding day and how your wedding Officiant can make your wedding ceremony absolutely amazing.
It begins with hiring a professional wedding Minister or wedding Officiant. My reasons are this, you want to be able to hand off the duties of writing a personal and unique wedding ceremony, planning the processional, readings, music breaks and performing a rehearsal onsite or over the phone so that you are comfortable going into your wedding day, then of course effortlessly reciting the wedding ceremony in a way that evokes emotion, laughter and joy. And lastly signing the darn marriage license the right way so you are in fact legally married.
It's the work your wedding officiant does behind the scenes that will allow you to relax into the moment of your wedding ceremony having utter confidence in the fact that they are the perfect person to be standing with you. That they did the hard work of writing and planning this moment for you and that your wedding officiant and minister want nothing more than for you to enjoy every bit of that 20 minute wedding ceremony that will lead you to the absolute best night of your life.
The worth of your wedding Minister or Officiant is in the time and worry and stress you did not have when writing your ceremony or worrying about the performance of the ceremony or concerning yourself with who lines everyone up to walk down the aisle. Your wedding Officiant effortlessly takes these things off your plate.
Hiring the right wedding Officiant or Minister for your wedding day is no simple task. There are many people to choose from nowadays. Next blog...how to choose the right wedding Officiant for your wedding day.
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