Wedding Officiant Serving Charlottesville and Richmond


Blue Mountain Brewery, Afton VA

Each wedding is different. Each one is special. Some couples choose to have a traditional wedding service,using the tried and true and beautifully crafted words of their denomination. Other couples decide not to limit themselves to a particular tradition.

Some couples choose to create a service that is spiritual, but not necessarily religious, writing their own vows, and working with me to develop a service that speaks to their particular beliefs and spirituality.

Whatever your dreams and desires, as your wedding officiant, I would love the opportunity to work with you and make sure that your wedding is an event to be remembered for the rest of your lives.

I prefer to meet face-to-face with the couples I will be working with. If that is not possible then we can meet by Face Time, Skype or conference call. We discuss your ideas, what ceremonies you want to include–unity candle? Ring warming? and your choice of readings and vows.  With the information you give me, I prepare a draft of your service. Then, close to the time of your special day, we meet or talk again, to fine tune your wedding service.

If you have a rehearsal I can lead that. If you have a wedding planner, I will work with her (or him), too.

After your wedding, I sign your marriage licenses (you will get two) and send them back to the circuit court from which they were issued, per the court’s requirements.

I can talk you through how to get your marriage licenses. Brides, I can talk you through the steps to changing your name.

Contact Gay Lee at 434-409-3324 or gaylee [at] weddingpreacherforhire [dot] com. I‘d love to hear from you!


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