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Married on 03/23/2019
Unique, heartfelt, & personal ceremony that we (and guests) loved!
The ceremony Gerry created with us was one of a kind and unique to us, and our guests were both moved and impressed by the ceremony. To me, a writer and a romantic, the content of the ceremony was one ... Read more of my top priorities as a bride and Gerry was instrumental in making the ceremony a beautiful focal point of the wedding-- what the wedding is truly about! We wanted a secular wedding with Jewish cultural elements, and Gerry made that happen! He has a wealth of knowledge on many backgrounds of weddings and many texts to refer to to find the right passages. He made our ceremony truly interactive with "Modern 7 Blessings" where friends popped up at the end to read a blessing to us. This was not only a lovely way to honor friends and family- they were so moved to do it- but also created a fun element of surprise and joy. As the bride and groom, seeing and hearing our friends like that was so meaningful. The process of working with Gerry was great- he sends a questionnaire to each person in the couple and you fill it out separately, and then he uses your exact words with some editing to tell your story in a way that will get to the heart of you as a couple as well as entertain guests. Once he writes the first draft he sends it to you and you are free to work on it and edit it together to get to what you're dreaming of, and Gerry is totally open and flexible to make changes. On the day of, Gerry has a background in acting and it shows! He knows how to stage the ceremony for the guests to see best and for photos, and his pacing was fantastic. He has a delightful speaking voice. He also officiates the legal aspects before and after the public ceremony and that was done well and with no problems. Our wedding ceremony was spoken of as so unique and everyone wanted to know where we found him and who he was! Our photographers even added him to their preferred vendors list after the wedding. If you are looking for a truly heartfelt and full civil ceremony that will be true to you and unique to you as a couple, I cannot recommend Gerry more!
Married on 03/30/2019
Kind & Professional
Gerald was absolutely amazing to work with. We met with him to create our ceremony and he had so many options for us depending on the vibe we wanted. He was also absolutely willing to use any readings ... Read more we brought in and figured out how to work them into the ceremony. We got exactly what we wanted from him. He showed up early the day of the wedding to go over everything with our bridal party and family involved in the ceremony. Incredibly nice and professional and we highly recommend him!! We received so many compliments on our ceremony and we couldn't be happier.
Married on 01/20/2019
Exactly what we were looking for in a ceremony
Gerry made our wedding day ceremony touching, personal, and beautiful. By sending us a few questions to get an understanding of what we want in a ceremony, Gerry was able to work with us to craft the ... Read more entire it together. He took the time to rehearse with our family and just made us feel relaxed about the whole process. During the ceremony, Gerry spoke meaningfully and with a warm tone. The entire experience was so exactly what we were looking for and I am so happy we chose him for our very special day.
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What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Buddhist, Hindu, Islam, Jewish, No Denomination, Taoist
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
Less than 30 mins.
In which states are you licensed?
CT, DC, MA, NJ, NY, PA, WA
What languages do you speak?
259 Park Street Montclair, New Jersey, 07043