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Wedding Officiant Pickerington OH

Wedding officiants include wedding ministers, ordained ministers, civil celebrants, and Justices of the Peace. They give access to wedding ceremonies, nondenominational wedding ceremonies, interfaith wedding ceremonies, and nonreligious wedding ceremonies. See below to learn more and to gain access to wedding officiants in Pickerington, OH.

Hitched by Obie
(614) 868-1239
1053 Brice Road
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Won Heart
(614) 975-4746
5129 Tyler Henry Dr
Canal Winchester, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Rev. Laura Gallant
(614) 404-4452
2299 Ridgeway Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Rebecca Williams Zelanin, Officiant
(614) 582-2739
7668 Liddesdale Blvd
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

On the Side of Angels
(614) 260-5592
4790 Yoest Drive
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Rev. Williams Ministries
(614) 783-0097
2101 Commons Road South
Reynoldsburg, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Your Day Done Your Way
(614) 563-7722
7392 Donovan Drive
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Offical Wedding
(614) 439-8896
1121 Meadowdale Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Preacher to Go
(740) 654-3993
PO Box 583
Lancaster, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

The Ohio Wedding Minister
(614) 507-6575
310 East Hudson Street
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Officiants & Clergy

Hiring An Officiant for Your Wedding Ceremony

As a wedding officiant, I’m generally the last vendor to be interviewed.  I don’t take it personally…most couples spend a lot of time and energy scheduling and hiring people to make the reception an event that will be remembered for a long time, and it’s the celebration that everyone looks forward to.  But once every last reception detail has been completed, some brides and grooms will often say to each other, “Yikes!  We don’t have anyone to marry us yet!”

When you think about it, the person who speaks the words of your ceremony is one of the most important people in attendance.  A lot of couples belong to a church or house of worship; there’s already a relationship established with the clergyperson and the parties know one another.  But what about those folks who don’t belong to a church?  Or don't share the same religious background and neither wishes to convert?  Or who don’t want to be married in a church?  Or who don’t subscribe to a specific religion/belief system at all?  Or who might belong to a religion that doesn’t support couples who live together…or have a child together…or where one of the parties is divorced?  It’s this population that needs to find someone who will marry them.

Where do you start?  I recommend talking to married friends for a referral, or a Google search like “ Officiant", or on MyPartyPlanner.com.  You will get many hits, no doubt, and it will be up to you to find just the right person.

Look closely at their website.  You can hopefully learn about the officiant’s personality, credentials, experience, and sometimes even fees.  Call the officiant and ask for a face-to-face meeting (you can send an e-mail asking the same as well).  There should be no fee for the initial consultation, and the officiant should ask you a lot of questions about the two of you, what you want for your ceremony, and then let you know up-front whether he/she can deliver.  Ask for referrals.  Discuss the fee for service, and what that includes.  Most vendors ask for a deposit to secure the date; expect the same when hiring your officiant.  Remember, also, that the decision to hire because he/she is the cheapest is not how to hire an officiant.  You want someone who has experience, professionalism and reliability (referrals can tell you about these).  But even more important than how much the service costs, you should feel a connection w...

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