Wedding Officiants Stamford CT

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Blissful Bonds Ceremonies
(914) 506-0300
po box 755
Chappaqua, NY
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Jewish Ceremonies
(914) 720-8509
41 Halcyon Terrace
New Rochelle, NY
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A Ceremony To Treasure
(914) 447-1089
976 McLean Avenue Suite 322
Yonkers, NY
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Catholic Wedding Ceremonies by Fr. Noel
(914) 237-0045
475 Bronx River Road 4F
Yonkers, NY
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Maureen Davis CT Justice
(203) 826-7121
12 Weindorf Lane
Danbury, CT
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New York Marriages
(917) 755-8217
59 Pleasant Street
Huntington, NY
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A Celebration of Love...
(914) 813-0906
PO Box 446
New Rochelle, NY
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Ceremonies To Remember
(914) 968-5596
560 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY
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Rabbi Steve Mason
(860) 659-2697
711 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT

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The Romano Group
(203) 259-5806
24 Hunter Rd
Fairfield, CT
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Ten Questions to Ask When Selecting a Wedding Officiant

Happy couple flanked by wedding officiants

If you are looking for a wedding officiant to serve at your wedding ceremony , ask yourself these ten important questions to assist you in your wedding planning search:

  1. Will you hold a religious or secular ceremony?
    If your ceremony is more spiritually centered, you might want to go with ordained clergy person of your same faith or denomination. If you have no religious or spiritual preferences, you can always contact officials such as justices of the peace, or others who are legally able to marry you in your state.
  2. Have you budgeted for a wedding officiant?
    Depending on whom you choose to perform the wedding ceremony, fees may apply. Just like with other wedding vendors, you should ask what the fees include and if you’re required to pay a deposit.
  3. Is experience an important factor in selecting a wedding officiant?
    Will it matter to you if your officiant has only performed a handful of services, or do you desire someone a bit more seasoned?
  4. What are your expectations of the wedding officiant?
    What will your require of your selected officiant? If using a clergy person, will you want them to wear traditional vestments? Are there certain scriptures you would prefer read during the wedding ceremony You should discuss any expectations you have of your officiant prior to the wedding rehearsal.
  5. Will you follow a traditional order of service according to your faith or create your own ceremony service?
    Some members of clergy strictly follow traditional orders of service specific to their faith. Perhaps you want to write your own vows or perhaps you want both your mother and father to escort you down the aisle. These are things you and your groom should discuss with your officiant to gauge his or her comfort level with your wedding wishes.
  6. Will your wedding venue play a role in an officiant's availability?
    If your wedding reception and ceremony will take place at the same location (one where alcohol will be served) ask your officiant if he is comfortable performing your wedding ceremony in an environment of that kind.
  7. Will you be required to attend premarital counseling?
    With some faiths, couples are required to participate in premarital counseling. This may be something you will have to consider if your heart is set on an officiant who follows this tradition.
  8. What happens if the officiant cancels at the last minute?
    Will your officiant have a selected backup or would you need to find an alternate yourselves? Ask the vendor about his or her cancellation/rescheduling policy to protect you in case of an unforeseen emergency.

  9. Will the officiant perform your ceremony if you are not married in his/her church?
    Is it mandatory that you’re married at their home church? If so, are there any exceptions to this rule?

  10. Will your wedding day affect the availability of certain officiants?
    Some couples may choose to have thei...

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CT Wedding Laws

Sec. 46B-22. (Formerly Sec. 46-3). Who May Join Persons In Marriage. Penalty For Unauthorized Performance. (A) All Judges And Retired Judges, Either Elected Or Appointed And Including Federal Judges And Judges Of Other States Who May Legally Join Persons In Marriage In Their Jurisdictions, Family Support Magistrates, State Referees And Justices Of The Peace May Join Persons In Marriage In Any Town In The State And All Ordained Or Licensed Clergymen, Belonging To This State Or Any Other State, So Long As They Continue In The Work Of The Ministry May Join Persons In Marriage. All Marriages Solemnized According To The Forms And Usages Of Any Religious Denomination In This State, Including Marriages Witnessed By A Duly Constituted Spiritual Assembly Of The Baha'Is, Are Valid. All Marriages Attempted To Be Celebrated By Any Other Person Are Void. Same Sex Wedding Law: Allows Gay Marriage ( Supreme Court Ruling ) To Perform A Marriage In Connecticut You Need To Be Ordained And May Be Required To Provide Proof Of Ordination Such As An Ordination Credential , Wallet Credential , Or A Letter Of Good Standing From The Church.

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