I’ve been an ordained nondenominational minister
since 1999, and I truly enjoy bringing a personal touch
to one of the most important days of a couple’s life
when performing their ceremony. I believe that my
foundational background as a nurse then counselor has
enhanced my ability to connect with people heart to
heart, which my couples tell me they really appreciate.
I think being a woman helps, too. No offense to the
capable male officiants out there, but the little
touches make a difference.
Here are my
TOP TEN REASONS TO
SELECT A WOMAN AS YOUR OFFICIANT
have a tissue handy when a few tears flow.
dry mouth arises, she’ll hand you water.
woman officiant will notice -
and straighten - a crooked tie or blowing veil. (Those
show up on photos.)
aware if you get wobbly and will offer a supporting
whispering words of encouragement calm any nervousness.
you ask, she can give you advice on colors, flowers,
actually likes getting to know you.
an expert at listening.
Looking forward to meeting you,
Regina Marian, RN, MA